Finally, a place where to be fat is to be glorious. So, next time your friend tells you've gotten fat since coming to China, don't start looking for some fad no-rice carbo diet. Bask in all your paunchy grandeur. You've come to the right place! Listen to this podcast, to learn how to talk fat with the rest of them, in Mandarin Chinese.
"LaoWise” is a ChinesePod series aimed at aiding expats in China. She might be all of 5’2” and 50 – but those knuckles dig deep into the arch of your foot and you can either put on a brave face or tell her it feels like tiny hammers… In this podcast, we’ll teach you how to say “a little harder”, or the more likely to be used “a little lighter” in Mandarin Chinese.
Get in shape with today's intermediate ChinesePod lesson. We'll join a new gym member as they work with their personal fitness trainer to tailor a specialized workout plan to their own needs. Note: listening to this podcast is NOT an acceptable substitute for real exercise!
Before committing to a gym membership, you will want to get all the facts about the facilities. In this lesson, listen to a conversation on the street between a salesperson and a potential client to see if this new gym on the block is worth the investment.
Quick! Name another great thing about ChinesePod. That’s right! You can listen anywhere – taxi, home, or even the gym! What’s that, you say? You’d love nothing more than a lesson on “working out?” Well, we love nothing more than you, so consider it done. In this podcast, learn to talk about weight training, yoga and much more, all in Mandarin Chinese.
Organic food has been available in most supermarkets in places like the US for a while now. Over the last five years China has experienced a boom in this industry. Despite the growing popularity and availability of organic produce in local supermarkets, a lot of people are still unclear on just what makes food organic. Find out by tuning in to today's lesson!
Hitting the gym isn't just about losing weight or getting stronger, It's also a great stress relieving activity. If you're not interested in getting on the running machine, there are plenty of classes for all tastes. Listen in as two friends bump into one another outside the gym and discuss the pro's and cons of her gym.
You may be so busy studying Chinese that your exercise program has gone the way of the rickshaw. Don't wait until the situation degenerates to the point of your robust belly drawing comparisons to a piece of tofu. Listen to this podcast, and learn in Mandarin about exercise programs to suit everyone out there. Heck, you could even try the rickshaw, it's great for trimming love handles.
You look like a Tang beauty, but your ideal is more like Bruce Lee. Time to hit the gym with a personal trainer. Today's podcast will teach you the ins and outs of physical training, in Mandarin Chinese. ChinesePod wants to PUMP...you UP!