exercise

Want To Get in Shape? Check Out These 3 Good Fitness Clubs in Japan

The number of people wanting to get fit in Japan has been increasing in recent years. This has led to the opening of several health and fitness clubs around the country which cater to health-fanatics’ needs. Fitness doesn’t only help people stay in good shape but it also curbs the nation’s ballooning medical expenses and…

Want to Live as Long as the Japanese? Adopt These 5 Healthy Habits Into Your Life!

Japanese people on average have the longest lifespan, and Japan holds the record for being one of the healthiest countries in the world. This is not because of their genes but because of their very healthy lifestyle, which contributes to their longevity. Here are five healthy Japanese habits that you may want to try in…

Stay Active While Sightseeing with These 3 Recommended Cycling Tours in Tokyo!

Tokyo’s (東京) transportation system is highly advanced. It has a fast, clean, and efficient railway system. Because of this, people often travel by train than by car. To get to the station from their house, however, many Japanese people prefer to ride their bicycles. Others choose to ride bikes solely for the fact that it…

Want to Lose Weight the Japanese Way? 4 Fun Ways to Get Fit in Japan

Japanese people are typically slimmer than any other nationalities around the world. Have you ever wondered why? It is primarily because both young and old have the tendency to cut the carbs in their diet. If you ever find yourself staying in Japan for quite a while, it would be best to stay fit the…

How to Find a Gym and Keep Fit in Japan

I’m originally from the United States, and I’ve been living in Japan for three years. Everyone in my family is athletic, so we’ve had an intimate relationship with sports, exercise and health all our lives. Since my father taught me how to lift weights when I was 15, it’s been a regular part of my…

Want Abs Like Gackt? Check Out His Crazy Training Routine for Hard Rock Abs!

Known for his fashionable image and rumors of plastic surgery to enhance his facial features, it is indisputable that Gackt puts a lot of effort into his appearance. So, it would be unthinkable to him to neglect the physical fitness aspect of his body too. Gackt also trains very hard on a regular basis to…

All About the Upcoming 2016 Annual Tokyo Marathon!

Running is a very popular sport all around the world where many people join in on the fun for enjoyment as well as the various health benefits involved. However, if you’re one who prefers competitive races, then an organized fun run or marathon may be the perfect track for you. Tokyo Marathon en.wikipedia.org/ Japan holds…

Bimbo Yusuri (Leg Jiggling): No Need to Shake the Habit, It’s Healthy!

There are some people who find bimbo yusuri (fidgeting) to be annoying. However, recent studies have shown that there are health benefits that could be derived from this subconscious action. Recently, a British study found that bimbo yusuri reduces the risk of death among 12,778 females between ages 37 to 78 who sat for more…

The New Trend: Exercise in the DARK

Have you ever heard of fitness training in the dark? Fitness training in the dark is a new type of exercise that originated in New York and it has now spread to the far shores of Japan. FEELCYCLE is popular amongst celebrities such as Lady Gaga as it is exercising in the dark, meaning that…