From Pentagon’s Hongseok to NU’EST’s Baekho, Here’s a List Of K-Pop Idols On The Cover of ‘Men’s Health’ Magazine!

List of K-Pop Idols On the Cover of Men’s Health Magazine!

Maintaining health is indeed very important for anyone. Everyone must take care of their health to avoid all diseases and get the ideal body shape. Especially for K-Pop idols who are required by their agency to maintain their health and lifestyle to get a good body shape and rarely get sick.

In this article, Channel-Korea will provide you with a list of K-Pop idols on the cover of Men’s Health magazine. These male idols are known to have a very athletic body shape and have perfect abs. Want to know more about them? Check this out!

PENTAGON’s Hongseok

Yang Hong-seok, or as we are familiar with Hoseok, is a member of the boy band Pentagon. He debuted as a vocalist of the boy band Pentagon in October 2016. Aside from group activities as a singer, he also debuted as an actor in the Korean movie, The Love That’s Left.

In July 2019, Hongseok appeared on the cover of Men’s Health magazine and surprised many people, especially his fans, because they were able to see Hongseok’s abs really clearly. Indeed Hongseok spends a lot of time in the gym if he has free time. As you can see, Hongseok looks quite handsome and charming. He also showed his perfect muscles with his tanned skin.

Well, what do you think of his abs? They look great, right?

NUEST’s Baekho

Baekho is a member of the boy band NUEST. Baekho debuted as the main vocal of NUEST, and besides having a good voice, Baekho also has a very athletic body shape and perfect abs.

In October 2018, Baekho appeared on the cover of Men’s Health magazine. In the interview after the photoshoot, Baekho said that it was not easy to get into shape like now. Many things must be done, especially maintaining his diet. Baekho shared, “I’m the type that easily gains weight. So I have to go on a diet before promotions. I always lose weight by not eating, but this time, I wanted to lose weight healthily, so I started working out. It’s boring to work out alone, so there were times when like 10 of us went together. We ended the day by working out and eating together.”

Baekho also shared that it was difficult to lose weight because he was filming a cooking reality show where he had to frequently eat for the show.


BM is a member of the boy band KARD that debuted on July 19th, 2017, with the EP Hola Hola, formed by DSP Media. Since his debut, BM has been known as the member with the best body shape. BM also said that when they have free time, BM always spends time in the gym.

In June 2019, BM appeared on the cover of Men’s Health magazine. Of course, this made many of his fans go hysterical and praise his perfect body shape. Apart from spending time in the gym for workouts, BM also must maintain his diet and reduce the consumption of oily foods. He also shared to always maintain a healthy lifestyle and adequate sleep.

ASTRO’s Moonbin

Moonbin is a member of the boy band ASTRO formed by Fantagio in 2016. He is the main dancer and lead vocalist. In addition, lately Moonbin started acting and his acting has received praise from many people.

In November 2018, Moonbin appeared on the cover of Men’s Health magazine. Reporting from Allkpop, Moonbin perfectly portrayed a young man taking confident steps into adulthood by showing off his fit body, boyish features, sleek suit-fit, and more.

To a question, he was asked, “What does one require to become a real man?” Moonbin answered, “Skill and morally just perspective. I do my best to embody those requirements. I believe that one must have good morals in order to have reflection and confidence.”


Gikwang is a member of the boy band Highlight. Since debuting as a member of the boy band BEAST, Gikwang is known as the main dancer, visual and lead vocalist of the group. Previously, he had debuted as a solo singer with the stage name AJ (Ace Junior), releasing his first mini-album First Episode: A New Hero on April 4th, 2009.

In February 2015, Gikwang was on the cover of Men’s Health magazine. Reporting from Soompi, Gikwang, known to love playing sports, has been working out since his idol trainee days. In one photo, his arms and back are featured as he pulls himself up on a pull-up bar. In another photo, he is looking at the camera and smiling brightly, while shirtless and showing off his chest and abs.

Gikwang indeed surprised his fans; his fans didn’t know that Gikwang had such a perfect body shape, especially his abs. Gikwang’s appearance received a lot of praise from many people.

BLOCK B’s Jaehyo

Jaehyo is a member of the boy band BLOCK B that was created by Cho PD in 2011. But, as of November 2018, Seven Seasons announced that Zico had not renewed his contract with the company. P.O, Park Kyung, Taeil, U-Kwon, BBomb, and Jaehyo have re-signed to pursue individual and subunit projects. The label said that future full-group activities would be negotiated with all seven members.

In November 2015, Jaehyo was on the cover of Men’s Health magazine. Jaehyo is known for his pretty face and for being an ulzzang before his official debut. For this pictorial, however, the singer shed his pretty image and charmed his fans with a more masculine side of himself. Jaehyo also successfully surprised his fans by showing his perfect body shape. Jaehyo’s Seven Seasons agency stated, “After being known for being a flower boy, Jaehyo’s hidden charms have finally been revealed in the December issue of Men’s Health magazine. Fans will be able to feel the masculinity behind his perfectly-sculpted face.”

AOMG’s Jay Park

Jay Park is a Korean-American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, choreographer, entrepreneur, actor, member of a Seattle-based b-boy crew, Art of Movement (AOM), and founder and CEO of the independent hip-hop record AOMG and H1ghr Music label. Previously, Jay Park was part of 2PM, but he decided to establish his own agency.

In August 2013, Jay Park was chosen to be a model for Men’s Health magazine. Jay Park is indeed known as an idol who has the ideal body shape. In addition, Jay Park also has quite a lot of tattoos on his body, some people do not like Jay Park’s appearance, but his fans feel there is nothing wrong with Jay Park’s appearance.

ZE:A’s Dongjun

Kim Dongjun debuted as a member of the boy band ZE:A (and later its subgroup ZE:A Five and ZE:A J). In June 2017, Dongjun joined Gold Moon Entertainment after his contract with Star Empire Entertainment ended. The CEO of his new agency was ZE:A’s former manager, Hwang Jung-moon. In August 2017, it was reported that Gold Moon Entertainment, The Vibe Entertainment, and Asakusa Games had merged and now operate under the name Major 9.

In October 2011, Dongjun became a model for Men’s Health magazine. Reporting from Allkpop, Dongjun revealed his muscular body from many years of athletic training. Dongjun really maintains his lifestyle, especially his diet and workout when he has free time. Dongjun’s toned body was made over the years through participating in school sports such as gymnastics and soccer and increased through Crossfit and weight training after his debut.

He also recently showed off his athleticism at the Star Idol Athletics Championships by placing in the top for various events. His agency stated, “Dongjun has dreamed of one day becoming a cover model of Men’s Health, so he was happier than anyone about this photoshoot. They seemed to have given him this opportunity after taking into account his healthy habit of exercising.”

MYNAME’s Insoo

Insoo is a member of a pretty popular boy band in 2011, MYNAME. Insoo was an aspiring singer in his adolescence and applied to the Department of Theater and Film in high school, but majored in dance following the denial of his initial application. Now, Insoo enlisted in the military service on October 26th, 2017. He received military training at the Korea Army Training Center in Nonsan, South Chungcheong Province.

In June 2015, Insoo became a model for Men’s Health magazine. Insoo expressed his gratitude to his fans who always supported him. He said, “Because of mygirls, I am telling the news that Men’s Health was the number one men magazine to be published. Thank you so much!”

2AM’s Jinwoon

Jinwoon is known as a member of the boy band 2AM debuted in July 2008, and he began his acting career in 2012 with the KBS series Dream High 2. Since starring in the drama Dream High 2, the audience has known that Jinwoo has a good body shape.

In March 2011, Jinwoon was chosen as a model for Men’s Health magazine. Jinwoon revealed not only his sexy six-pack but also his masculinity with a smokey make-up in the photo spread. Reporting from Soompi, this six-page photo spread features the charismatic and tough side of Jinwoon instead of this typical cute image as the youngest member of the group by displaying his sculpture-like muscles and facial expressions. He showed off his sexy rocker image in the photo where he poses with a guitar.

According to a Men’s Health representative, “The effort that Jin Woon had put in preparation for his photo spread was not futile. I received praise from the staff for radiating his unexpected sexiness and masculinity.”

2PM’s Taecyeon

Taecyeon is a member of the group 2PM. He is a rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, and entrepreneur and the main rapper of 2PM. All members of 2PM, are known to have perfect body shapes, including Taecyeon.

In February 2011, Taecyeon was chosen as a model for Men’s Health magazine. Reporting from Soompi, Taecyeon cover and inside photo show of his ripped muscles and perfect abs, which led to a muscular star monicker from local news agencies. In one of the shots where he is pulling gymnastic equipment, netizens note that he exudes sexy masculinity. A statement from the magazine says, “In this issue, you will find Taecyeon’s macho charms equally attractive.”

Henry Lau

Henry is a Canadian singer, musician, actor, songwriter, model, entertainer, composer, music producer, and dancer mostly active in South Korea and China. He debuted in 2008 as a member of Super Junior-M. In April 2018, Henry left SM Entertainment following the expiration of his contract with them and effectively left Super Junior-M. In July 2018, Henry established his own studio, Henry Workshop.

In February 2016, Henry became a model for Men’s Health magazine. Many people seemed to believe that the image was photoshopped. This was why Henry posted another photo to prove his killer figure is, in fact, not a thing of fiction. “Here! It wasn’t fake! kekeke,” he wrote. To get a body like that is not easy, Henry fought hard with workouts and maintained a balanced diet to get into shape like that.