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Working Out on a Budget in Seoul

Posted on Mon, Jul 13, 2015 @ 11:05 AM

If you haven’t lived and taught English in Korea for long, you quickly realize how important one’s appearance is. Beauty and fashion go hand-in-hand here. Korea is one of the top consumers for make-up/beauty products for both men and women. Unfortunately, buying all of these things can add up quickly and hurt your wallet. Luckily, if you live in Seoul, you can take advantage of the Han River, surrounding mountains, and numerous parks nearby to stay in shape and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Here are some places where you can workout while living on a budget in Korea.

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Tags: seoul, Korean mountains, hiking, Han river, Health in Korea, bike, gym

Fitness in Korea: Hiking and Jogging Tracks Galore

Posted on Wed, May 28, 2014 @ 05:43 PM

One of my favorite things about Korea is the walking tracks. The amount of people, especially old people, who use them everyday is at the top of that list as well. Also, Korea provides stretching and back massage equipment along these tracks. Overall, I've never really made fitness a big priority in my life, but having all these things readily available in Korea has turned me into an exercise enthusiast!

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Tags: Exercising in Korea, busan, gyms in Korea, Activities to do in Korea, gym

VIDEO: Hitting the Gym in Korea!

Posted on Fri, May 17, 2013 @ 04:00 PM

At first glance, Korean gyms look a lot like gyms in America. But, check out the fun differences. Matching uniforms and shaking machines anyone?

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Tags: Korea, living in Korea, cultural differences, gym, healthy

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