Name of Podcast: 极客爱运动（jí kè ài yùn dòng)
What topics are covered: This podcast series is about introducing ideal fitness plans to men who want to stay healthy, how to do exercise to build muscle as well as how to establish a healthy diet plan to keep trim.
Why is it good to listen to?
It is a male podcaster based in China who speaks standard Mandarin at a moderate speed. When he speaks slightly faster, his Beijing accent becomes noticeable. The podcast series is about “male topics” such as the gym, gaining muscle and how to stay healthy. There are sometimes one or two female guests invited to get involved in the podcast. This series also gives some tips on how to enrol in a gym program in China.
To listen to the podcast, you can search极客爱运动on iTunes.
How often are the podcasts updated? The program is updated on a weekly basis.
Length of the podcasts: Varies from 1hour 53 minutes to 50 minutes
Description of the podcast:
This series is aimed at Chinese men. The host 听海（tīng hǎi) introduces how to do body building, how to build strong muscles, and how to set up a healthy diet plan to reduce weight and keep a trim and standard waistline. The podcast also has some topics related to mobile phones and food nutrition which are interwoven into this series to make it more interesting for listeners. Apart from gym related topics, the podcaster introduces other ways of doing exercises to keep a well-built body.
This podcast series is rich in topics and varied in content which is suitable to share with listeners who have the same hobbies and interests. It may also give you some idea of “male” pursuits in China and Chinese perceptions of these activities.
This podcast is recommended for listeners who want to learn more gym-going vocabulary and how to describe certain exercises.