Jihyo is the core member of the famous K-pop group TWICE. Despite not being the oldest in the group, she was chosen the leader of TWICE mainly due to her outstanding leadership skills and her ability to take a stand for everyone in her group. Being the lead vocalist of the group, she has been in the spotlight of rumors such as did Jihyo get plastic surgery? The answer to this is no, she is as innocent and charming as she was as a child. Some fun facts about Jihyo are:
- Her favorite color is red
- She changed her name to Park Jihyo just before appearing on the show ‘Sixteen’
- She trained for 10 years with JYP entertainment.
- She loves doing karaoke when stressed.
Do you know how much did Jihyo TWICE weigh before her debut? Well, a lot! Jihyo was considered chubby and was even called ‘fat’ by a photographer on the set of the reality show ‘Sixteen’.
However, she has been losing weight ever since. She lost a tremendous amount of weight for her comeback ‘Signal’. To know how did Jihyo lose weight, keep reading!
Jihyo Workout Routine
Jihyo weight loss exercise consists of a 4-hour regimen that involves 2 hours of dancing and 2 hours of workout. She said in an interview that to lose weight in her belly area, she does 1 plank and moves her hip to and fro for 30 minutes straight.
Jihyo Diet Plan
Jihyo loves eating food. Her favorite foods are yogurt smoothies and anything that involves chicken and meat! Jihyo, however, repulses raw food (therefore sushi is a big no-no for her). She also does not like broccoli at all and has a severe pineapple allergy.
TWICE Jihyo’s weight loss diet revolves around intermittent fasting. Intermittent fasting is where you focus on eating meals during a specific period only. Jihyo says that during the days she needed to lose weight, she stopped eating breakfast and lunch. Jihyo only had one meal a day between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m., but this is the time when she ate to her full whatever she wanted to! There is no limitation on the kind of food she wants to eat, be it ramen or rice, she can have all she wants.
Jihyo also skips late-night snacks to avoid gaining extra weight.
During normal days, however, Jihyo eats mostly 3 meals a day
For breakfast she has
This protein-rich yet filling breakfast fuels her body for the day ahead
A protein shake
She likes her vegetables barely roasted and lightly seasoned. K-pop idols always stay away from overindulging in seasonings as they believe it leads to water retention in the body.
- Any traditional Korean dish of meat
Jihyo never forgets to add soups to her meals to enrich her food to the utmost level.
Jihyo prefers to have her meals along with her group members. They love takeouts and enjoy eating meals together.