SEOUL • South Korean star Kim Jong-kook, who’s a health fanatic, has began a YouTube channel aptly known as Gym Jong Kook.
Within a day of posting his first video final Thursday, he already had 250,000 subscribers. There at the moment are greater than 870,000 subscribers.
The fashionable singer-actor, who’s finest recognized for being within the solid of selection present Running Man, has uploaded solely a four-minute video on the channel, but it surely has amassed 5.1 million views by Sunday.
In it, the jovial muscleman is seen grunting as he works out within the gymnasium – generally topless however all the time with a masks on – and displaying off a powerful set of biceps.
“Rather than consider me based mostly on the physique you see, I hope you’ll consider me based mostly on my sincerity and consistency in the case of train,” stated the 45-year-old.
He additionally revealed his pet peeves on the gymnasium: “I am unable to stand taking a look at somebody understanding weirdly. I’m going insane when somebody takes a protracted break. Break time is pointless.”
“I’m very nosy in the case of exercising,” he added. “The health neighborhood says to not be nosy. You know, like getting in the best way of individuals after they work out. That’s what loads of gymnasium guys do.”
When requested whether it is true that those that work out with him are inclined to disappear the day after, he laughed and stated: “There are individuals who do not name me again.”
He revealed that others who educated with him did choose it up and named singer-actor Rain and singer-host Sung Si-kyung as those that caught with it.
“I do not drive individuals to work out if they do not wish to. When I work out with somebody who likes and needs to work out effectively, it feels fully totally different and provides me pleasure. Then I really feel good and I eat good meals with them after understanding.”
Future movies may even see him shocking individuals who have stated they wish to prepare with him, in addition to sharing his meal plans.
He additionally confirmed a brief snippet of how he bulked up from being a scrawny teenager in 1995, which was when he made his singing debut, to his present physique and stated he can be speaking about his experiences and exercise workouts.
He added: “As I’m not an knowledgeable, I’ll attempt to share my ardour for train slightly than instructing.”