Meet One Of The 10 Youthful Stars Whose Age Will Surprise You – Gong Yoo
According to Soompi, Gong Yoo is included in the list of 10 Youthful Stars Whose Age Will Surprise You and I couldn’t agree more. How come? Well, he was born in 1979 as Gong Ji Chul and his face is absolutely not suitable for his age which is over 40 years old.
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Does he have a secret to staying young at his current age? We will find out about that but first, let’s talk about his toned abs, so make sure you stay tuned on this article!
Gong Yoo’s Toned Abs
Gong Yoo has always been known for his fabulous body and cheeky grin. It is no surprise to see him emerge from the military more muscular than ever. What didn’t change was his ambition, he is still chasing unusual, challenging roles that require more than just a mighty fine set of chocolate abs.
In early July 2016, JobKorea, a Korean job board, took a survey of 800 male and female users to find out which Korean celebrities’ physiques are most desired among Korean employees, and the result for Gong Yoo amounted to 21.6 percent.
Even with this angle, he looks perfect with his toned abs.
He really worked hard to bring it into perfect shape!
Gong Yoo’s Secret to His Younger Look
And now is the time to discuss the secrets of his youthful durability! On July 10th, 2019, he celebrated his 40th birthday. Although he is already 40 years old, his appearance and body are still like a young adult, because he always looks fresh every time.
No doubt, as a celebrity, Gong Yoo is demanded to appear masculine. He also underwent a series of diets and exercise for his healthy body. He even explained his very strict diet life.
He said, “I go on a diet because of the demands of the film. When I wake up in the morning, I always wash my face, then go straight to the fitness center.”
Gong Yoo also added that exercising before eating is a very effective way.
He told The Straits Times, “After exercising, I continue to practice acting. All this time I lived for films. After acting, I return to the gym.”
He exercises at least two hours every day. In addition to sports, this incredible-looking man also revealed that he also maintains his diet.
“I really keep away from salt, and sometimes feel like an ascetic. I have lived in this same routine for the past 16-17 years. I only practice sports or listen to music.”
He also admitted that he often felt hungry while undergoing the shooting process. But according to him, this hunger can actually help him to be more productive.
“I was hungry during filming, which proved very helpful. Even a wild animal becomes very aggressive when starving. When I go on a diet for a long time, my cheekbones look wider, with my eyes becoming more curved,” he explained.
Reporting from Donga, to form the physical required in each film, he must reduce the fat in his body for three months, eating foods without salt and fat. And do strenuous fitness training to add muscles in his body.
Keep up the good work in your diet but don’t forget to take care of your health, Gong Yoo Ahjussi!