The search for the hottest bods is on as 32 contestants will take to the stage on August 25 for an inaugural contest called Fitness Super Star 2018. The competitors will be judged on three categories: their fitness, charisma and style.
Organised and produced by Hideki Akiyoshi, a creative consultant and fashion producer extraordinaire, the competition is anything but a “muscle contest”.
“Fitness Super Star is created with the objective of putting a spotlight on these individual [and finding the next big thing in fitness who can powerfully express their passion],” says Hideki. He also notes that “there’s an upsurge of individuals who take great care of their health, looks and physiques, and who are sharing their training regimens and results on social media”.
He’ll be judging these hotties along with former actor and Wushu World Champion and Asian Games medalist Vincent Ng; TV producer Najip Ali; CEO of FLY Entertainment Irene Ang; owner of Fitness Factory and Asian bodybuilding champion Augustine Lee; and fitness consultant and founder of D’Fitness, Darren Stephen Lim.
In the run-up to the contest,we got seven of these shredded lads and lasses to share their best diet and workout tips.
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Text: Sean Tham