"Don't be lazy, get ready for charging!" How fitness has become part of the culture in China

"Don't be lazy, get ready for charging!" How fitness has become part of the culture in China

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The Chinese try to take care of their health. They believe that this is one of the main riches of a person along with money, so it is everyone's duty to get sick as little as possible. After all, the health of one person ultimately affects the health of the entire nation, and in this regard, the inhabitants of the Celestial Empire are extremely responsible. And everyone wants to live longer, regardless of nationality. In order to avoid ailments, they are not lazy in China and do gymnastics. All.

"Don't be lazy, get ready for charging!" How fitness has become part of the culture in China

The course for the forced recovery of the nation in China was taken in the early 1950s-exactly when the population began to flow from villages to cities, with their less healthy and mobile lifestyle. The battle for health continues to this day, and we can not say that everything is going smoothly."Don't be lazy, get ready for charging!" How fitness has become part of the culture in ChinaThe older generation — a b In China, more than 140 million people over the age of 60 do not particularly need a carrot or a carrot. Morning exercises have long become an integral and natural part of their life.

"Don't be lazy, get ready for charging!" How fitness has become part of the culture in China

Of the 64 million elderly people who regularly exercise, many still prefer traditional exercises with "folk" tools.

"Don't be lazy, get ready for charging!" How fitness has become part of the culture in China

But they do not forget about patriotism and about the fact that there are always a lot of enemies and they are close by.

"Don't be lazy, get ready for charging!" How fitness has become part of the culture in China

They are engaged in any weather and at any age. This former school teacher, for example, is 77 years old. He is also depicted in the title photo for this post.

"Don't be lazy, get ready for charging!" How fitness has become part of the culture in China

In the Chinese tradition, to engage in public places, without being shy of your body.

"Don't be lazy, get ready for charging!" How fitness has become part of the culture in China

And in any state of the mortal body.

"Don't be lazy, get ready for charging!" How fitness has become part of the culture in China

For half a century, classes have evolved — from wushu gymnastics to aerobics and modern sports.

"Don't be lazy, get ready for charging!" How fitness has become part of the culture in China

Although various martial arts, the preparation for which often includes the creation of such complex "structures", are still common in China.

"Don't be lazy, get ready for charging!" How fitness has become part of the culture in China

Classical European dances have also recently become a popular type of morning exercise.

"Don't be lazy, get ready for charging!" How fitness has become part of the culture in China

When there is no partner, you can study alone.

"Don't be lazy, get ready for charging!" How fitness has become part of the culture in China

The party does not forget about the health of children. In many schools, yoga exercises are forcibly carried out during recess…

"Don't be lazy, get ready for charging!" How fitness has become part of the culture in China

...before dancing to the songs of Michael Jackson.

"Don't be lazy, get ready for charging!" How fitness has become part of the culture in China

But the penetration of the Western way of life, with its "Michael Jackson", cars and fast food, costs China dearly — obesity, including children's, is becoming an increasingly acute problem. So much so that children's weight loss camps are organized at the state level.

"Don't be lazy, get ready for charging!" How fitness has become part of the culture in China

And not in the summer, there are special free courses for those who want to lose weight — for all ages.

"Don't be lazy, get ready for charging!" How fitness has become part of the culture in China

But these are all small things. The state has bent, oppresses and will continue to bend its line in the near future — the nation must be healthy. And properly educated.

Keywords: Gymnastics | Exercise | China | Chinese | Fitness

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