Kim Jong-kook launches fitness-focused YouTube channel
Singer Kim Jong-kook went live on his new YouTube channel “Gym Jong Kook” for the first time at 6 p.m. on Thursday, with just under 100,000 subscribers registered in the first five minutes.
The singer to have added the word "gym" to the title of his YouTube channel as a way to show his affection for physical training and exercise.
“I hope to bring a range of content related to workouts for everyone who loves to exercise or has interest in this area,” Kim said through a statement. “This channel is not about teaching. I just hope to share a lot of experiences I have as a person who has been working out consistently for a long time.”
The singer has been active as an entertainer for years, appearing on variety shows such as “Running Man” and “My Little Old Boy” on SBS. His love of exercise is regularly referenced when he makes appearances on other shows.
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