Always wanted to know how your favourite Korean celebs stayed slim? While diet definitely plays a part, there are other things these celebs do to stay fit. Here’s what we found out:
Park Shin Hye
The Doctors actress recently revealed in an interview with us that she loves getting fit and staying active.
“I recently tried golf with my parents. I also like to try different leisure sports including wake boarding and surfing.”
Jun Ji Hyun
Having just given birth last year, Jun Ji Hyun is looking fitter and more stunning than ever!
According to Koreaboo, the actress doesn’t like to restrict herself but pays a lot of attention to what she puts on her plate.
Her Legend of the Blue Sea co-star Lee Minho has also vouched for her healthy habits by confirming that Ji Hyun often works out on her off days.
Yoon Eun Hye
According to reports, Eun Hye likes to keep to a strict diet but doesn’t stay away from certain food groups.
The actress prefers to load up on healthy proteins like fish and chicken and snacks on fruits when she’s feeling hungry.
Song Hye Kyo
The Descendants of the Sun actress loves snacking on foods high in antioxidants and minerals to maintain a healthy and youthful complexion.
Kim Tae Hee
Despite her busy schedule, the actress is said to love the outdoors and prefers not to workout in the gym.
From hiking to playing different types of outdoor sports, Tae Hee likes to escape from the mundane gym life and use the beautiful scenery nature provides as a motivator to workout.
Actress Ha Ji Won is admired for her athletic build and toned body. The fitness junkie advises women to lift weights as part of their workout routine. She shares that many women shy away from weight lifting, but that it should be done together with cardio exercises in order to build strong and lean muscles.
Kim Sun Ah
Korean actress Kim Sun Ah, best known for her performance in My Lovely Sam Soon, often has to gain and lose weight for different roles. Extreme dieting and exercising are never her methods to weight control. To keep her body and tip-top appearance, she shares that she eats small meals frequently throughout the day.
K-pop group Nine Muses adhere to the Paper Cup Diet, and it follows this rule: Fill one paper cup with rice (choose either brown or mixed), another with fruits, and the third with a side dish of your choice (make sure it’s low in fat and salt content). The members from Nine Muses say the diet keeps their calorie intake in check, without compromising on the nutrition they should be consuming.
Korean singer Seo In-young swears by the Banana diet and said that she lost six kilograms in four weeks because of it. This is how it works: Have only bananas for breakfast and eat whatever you want for lunch and dinner. It sounds extreme so please practice caution if you plan to do this!
The members of Girls’ Generation plan their daily meals with army-like precision so that they only consume 1,500 calories per day. Their meals consist of plenty of vegetables (broccoli is a team favourite!), brown rice and lean chicken breast meat. It doesn’t sound joyful but the girls do look slim and trim.