weightlifting

In Japan, even lifting weights is cute, Rilakkuma fitness goods prove【Photos】

Rilakkuma is here to help you be more physically active than he is.

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Weightlifting anime’s theme song video blows past 115 million views with help from muscle idol

Real-life bodybuilders stand in for anime weightlifters in otaku community’s favorite workout anthem.

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A bold new frontier in multi-tasking.

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Weightlifting is Japanese salarymen’s newest hobby, report says, since “Muscles won’t betray you”

Lead researcher says pumping iron gives salarymen a joy “that they can’t get from work.”

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Japan’s unbelievably buff muscle idol shares workout videos, performs wicked clothesline【Videos】

Reika Saiki is here to evolve traditional kawaii cuteness into a new form: mukikawa.

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Finding a half decent gym in Japan: A survival guide

Here’s a guide to finding the right gym for you in Japan, a surprisingly difficult endeavor.

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