The Secret Behind Female K-Idol’s Body Goals
Having a perfect body shape is everyone’s dream, especially women. Many women will do anything, either naturally or unnaturally, to make their body shape as close as they can to being ideal or perfect. Especially among K-Idols, before making their debut with their groups, especially girl-groups, all members are required to have an ideal body shape, and even to use strict diets and exercise regimens to make their bodies look ideal. In this article, Channel Korea will give you a list of female K-Idols who have an ideal body shape. They also provide tips and tricks on how they manage their diet, exercise, and other activities related to creating an ideal body.
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Seolhyun is a member of the girl-group AOA, or Ace of Angels, formed by FNC Entertainment in 2012. AOA began as an eight-member group, until FNC Entertainment decided to shrink the group down to seven members. Seolhyun is one of the group members who has the best body compared to other members. She has a perfect height and an ideal body weight. She’s often starred in advertisements that showed her ideal body shape. In maintaining her body, Seolhyun really maintains her diet. She said, “I didn’t choose to eat food, even I ate everything I wanted to eat, only a small amount.” Seolhyun also said that she kept eating at night because she could not resist her hunger. “Instead of not having dinner, I chose not to have breakfast. People always say not to miss breakfast and reduce the amount at dinner. But if I eat heavily at breakfast then at dinner I will eat heavily too. I also decided to eat a little at breakfast and eat more at dinner.”
On FNC Entertainment’s Cheongdamdong 111 variety show, it was also revealed that Seolhyun was allowed to eat sweet potatoes, chicken breasts, and boiled eggs. Whenever Seolhyun gained a lot of weight, she would also consume a “liquid meal“, which means she only drank liquids and didn’t eat food at all. She said, “I went on a liquid/drinking diet and did not eat anything I could chew and swallow, just like a vampire.” However, in carrying out her diet Seolhyun often failed. She has admitted to failing every diet she tried, including the Lemon Detox, Danish Diet, and juicing. She explained that eating what she wants helps her to lose weight, not gain it. The stress of dieting actually causes her to overeat. She also prioritizes exercise as a way to burn calories, she said, “I always used to do squats frequently.” She even demonstrated how she did the squats and went into full-scale squats. Through her gym teacher, the video of how she did her exercise daily was revealed. The exercise especially helps to remove belly fat and shape abs.
Even though many people agree that Seolhyun has a good body, she was insecure with some parts of her body. She confessed, “I feel insecure about my dark skin, sturdy thighs, and asymmetrical face.” Want to have body goals like Seolhyun? You can try her tips and tricks!
Girl’s Generation’s Yoona
Yoona is a member of Girl’s Generation, which was formed by SM Entertainment in 2007. Yoona is known as a visual of her group because she has a very beautiful visual or face. Besides having a beautiful face, Yoona also has an ideal body shape and very fair skin compared to other Girl’s Generation members. In fact, Yoona is known as the member of the group who eats the most, but she still has an ideal body. She revealed that she had no dietary restrictions at night. “No. It’s not that heavy,” she said with a laugh. “If I feel I don’t want to eat at night, I don’t eat. But if I want to, I eat before bedtime.”
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She also said, “I eat a lot. Every day the portions are different. But I hear it’s not good to eat before bed. So it’s better to eat before 1 or 2 hours before going to bed.” In addition, Yoona also often drinks water instead of flavored drinks. She does long-duration dance exercise to burn fat. In an interview, she was asked about her diet program before the group has a comeback, and said, “I don’t normally diet. Recovering my health right now is more important. I don’t think about my body, but starting late last year, I became anemic and my stomach hasn’t been in a good condition, I didn’t manage it at all, but it completely changed early this year. I’ve been taking vitamins and omega-3s, and go to the dermatologist regularly. I’m going to continue working hard on exercising, as well.”
Hyorin was a member of the now-disbanded group SISTAR, formed by Starship Entertainment in 2010. Since its debut, SISTAR was known as a girl group that always used a sexy, yet classy, concept. SISTAR is also known as a girl-group whose members had great bodies, including Hyorin. Besides having an ideal body shape, she also has a very sexy look and aura about her, and is generally thought to be one of the sexiest K-idols. She admitted that she had a strict diet, where people from her company actually watched over her eating habits and prevented her from eating the things she wanted. “They did not want me to eat when I was a trainee and I’m the type who wants to do it even more if someone tells me not to. They told me not to eat so my desires to eat grew stronger. That led to a strange sense of damage and I’ve got a greater appetite.” From then on, she turned herself to exercising.
In addition to maintaining her diet, if there is free time, Hyorin works out to burn calories and stay in shape. She said, “When I promoted, I did weight training at a gym, but these days I can’t be hardcore. I usually just work out at home. There are tons of workouts you can do at home with a simple mat. Even if you repeat simple, consistent moves, you can refine your muscles and tighten your body line.” She also said, “work out every day, even if it’s 5-10 minutes! Just a few minutes will prove effective in the long run. If you’re feeling lazy, just 5 minutes will do. If you’re on a diet where you have to cut back on food, I suggest sleeping a little more. When you’re sleeping, you’re not hungry.”
Hyosung was a member of SECRET, a now-defunct girl-group that was formed by TS Entertainment in 2009. SECRET was another sexy girl-group and one of the members who was thought to be the sexiest was Hyosung. Hyosung is often considered one of the female idols with the best, sexiest bodies. She is also a firm believer in the benefits of tofu salad. She writes, “Nowadays, my meals consist of tofu salads. I want to eat rice this week.” One banana in the morning, two boiled eggs in the afternoon, and one milk in the evening is not uncommon for her. She managed to reduce her weight by 5kg. She stated, “I am currently going back and forth between one-meal-per-day and five-meals-per-day diet plans.” She continued, “Before one-meal-per-day diets became popular, I was already on this program starting last year. I love to eat, so I started one big meal per day, and after one year I lost 5kg.” Hyosung also added, “I do one-meal diet when I want to eat a lot, and five meals diet to maintain my weight.”
As reported by Allkpop, Hyosung revealed the secret to her honey thighs, “It’s because of my muscles. I have naturally formed a lot of muscles from walking around ever since I was little. Since I’ve also been dancing since I was little, my figure is different from those who didn’t exercise. When I was little, I envied those who are of the skinny and delicate style. Because I am chubby and have a lot of muscles, I received a lot of stress. But as I grew older, I formed confidence. I am more confident and not stressed out about it these days. I can only be thankful. I think it’s a happy thing just to be an issue and receive interest as a celebrity.” Shealso surprised fans by revealing her diet involved a lot of eating, “I am the type to eat lot. I think the way is more than the average person. Even though I eat a lot during promotions, I exercise a lot, so I don’t see a change in weight.”
Krystal, or Jung Soo-jung, is a member of the girl-group F(x), formed by SM Entertainment in 2015. Krystal is the younger sister of Jessica Jung and, besides that, she’s also known for having an adorable, ideal body shape. Krystal has long legs, a slim waist, and sculpted abs which are considered some of the best among female idols. some people have called them ’11 abs’, because they look like the number 11. It’s said that she developed those abs because she has danced since she was very young. She went to a jazz dance academy and had to do sit ups and stretches every day.
Krystal also maintains her diet by eating lots of protein and avoiding junk food which will make her weight gain. She also drinks a lot of mineral water.
Hyuna was a member of the former girl-group 4Minute, formed by CUBE Entertainment in 2009. However, since 4Minute was inaugurated by CUBE Entertainment, she also focused on her solo career and always presented a sexy concept, and has long been known for having a nice, sexy body shape. Before having a very sexy body like she does now, she used to be a little heavy. Hyuna had already lost 17 kg since she was in primary school. A simple tip from Hyuna is to choose stairs instead of elevators any chance you get.
In addition, Hyuna also greatly regulates her diet, avoiding any food made from flour. She also has her own diet method, choosing to eat small portions instead of larger ones. The most important thing that helped her lose weight is that she loves to dance. Dancing can replace workouts and exercise sessions and can help you lose weight. She said, “if i ate ramyun, i would work out for a day to maintain my weight. And, if I ate grilled tripe, I would work out for 5 days to take care of my body shape.”
Naeun is a member of thegirl group A-Pink, formed by Play M Entertainment (formerly A Cube Entertainment and Plan A Entertainment) in 2011. A-Pink is known for having a concept which is very adorable, but one of the group members, Naeun, is known as the member with the most ideal body. Speaking in a serious tone about the weight loss regimen she had to endure while preparing for comebacks, she said, “In the very beginning of our debut, I only watched and maintained my waist during our promotions; also, I have a thin frame. At the time, they measured my waist by squeezing it really tightly; they are packed with all their might and measured to 20 inches. I’ve gained a bit of weight, so now it is 22-23 inches. To counter that, I’ve added on some muscle for a healthier physique.”
Reporting from Soompi, an interview with ‘Sure’ fashion magazine recommended sodium-free foods if completely changing one’s diet is too challenging a mission. She claimed, “You don’t gain much weight, and the results are good. When I get hunger, I drink tomato juice which keeps my appetite at bay. Before a comeback, I replace my breakfast and dinner meals with detoxing juices.” She explains, “When you get overseas activities from regularly visiting the gym, I still do home at twenty-five times, which works but also my entire body. I even rid of the cellulite on my buttocks which I thought would never go away.”