Thursday, January 14, 2010
SNSD 800 Calories A Day Diet
In case you're not familiar with SNSD (Girls' Generation), it's a very popular girl group in Korea. Anyone knows that to get an amazingly fit body is not easy except for a few who were born with a natural high metabolism...they eat and never get fat! But in SNSD case, they seem to also have worked really hard for their looks since recent news claimed that they're on a strict 800 calories per day diet. This news become a center of many netizens talk and finally SNSD's personal trainer A Team representative Kim JiHoon came out to say, “Broadcast shows tend to exaggerate.”
According to Kim Ji Hoon, the news is completely false. And the person who's responsible for fabricating such news is a temporary trainer of SNSD while the official trainer is on break for one month. Kim Ji Hoon expresses that SNSD's daily intake is actually 2000 calories/day or more rather than 800 calories. In order to come up with a daily menu for the girls, there are many factors they have to considered. Some of which are their daily exercises and daily activities which consumed much energy. When the girls are on busy and tight schedule and are not able to keep up with their routine exercises, their diet will be a little bit different. But he's assured that even on tight schedule, the girls is guaranteed to have at least 1200-1500 calories intake a day depending on each individual member.
When asked about the way SNSD's diet and training, Kim said, "In reality, there are no differences between SNSD and other celebrities. They're living normal life just like everyone else. The only difference is that each members of SNSD is an idol and they have many activities therefore, the energy level needed is higher and there need to be a lot of nutrition and balance in their diet."
Kim also states, "I'm apologetic to all members of SNSD and those who are affect by this news. I hope there will not be any false news about SNSD's diet in the future."