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Sean King

Sean King is a Tokyo based ISSA (international sports science association) personal trainer and nutrition coach. Recently certified by and working at shinshinkenko club in Yotsuya, he is always trying to grow his training knowledge and share it with the world. He can usually be found trying any number of absurd fitness challenges or trying out the latest health and diet crazes so you don't have to. Then inevitably putting the experience into writing and submitting it here.

Articles by Sean

Rice is an essential part of Japan. Not just the Japanese diet, but also the country itself. Beyond being the staple food source for centuries, the meaning behind this simple grain has been deeply ingrained…

One of the more surprising aspects of Japanese cuisine, when presented to those who’ve never experienced it, is the array of raw dishes. While people around the world are familiar with sushi, sashimi,…

The world of fitness is often full of misinformation. People base their results in the gym on anecdotal evidence. And in order to keep profits flowing, the industry often turns to ‘bro…

A well-established and proudly repeated fact in Japan is that this country has four distinct beloved seasons. More importantly for foodies, this means seasonal foods are a huge part of Japanese culture,…

Sumo is more than just the national sport of Japan. Its tradition and culture. And the weight of tradition is only outweighed by the bodies of the athletes who participate in it. When…

Fitness products are confusing. It’s often hard to sort through all the options and terminology swirling around the supplement industry. Now imagine trying to figure out which of the many products are…

When Victor N, a fitness professional and model, arrived in Tokyo from the US he discovered that thanks to the Japanese diet it was easier to stay lean. For one – where…

During Japan’s state of emergency enacted to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus infections, gyms and fitness centers were some of the first establishments to shutter doors as it is difficult…