How Actor Lee Dong Wook Prepares His Abs For Shirtless K-Drama Scenes

It’s not as easy as you’d think.

Although actor Lee Dong Wook is in his early forties, he has abs anyone would be jealous of. He even shows them off during his K-Drama scenes, driving viewers wild.

Lee Dong Wook

But maintaining such a muscular body isn’t as easy as it looks. The actor revealed what it takes to stay fit.

During Lee Dong Wook’s appearance on The K-Star Next Door, the actor admitted that he often goes shirtless for his K-Dramas. Because it can be challenging to build muscle and slim down quickly, he decided to maintain his body instead and revealed how.

Strangely enough, every time I star in a work, I go topless most of the time. It’s not easy to get in shape fast. Then I might as well maintain a body that I can go topless at any time.

— Lee Dong Wook

His longtime friend and fellow actor Kim Bum said, “He works out so much that we went to the gym together, and he worked out for three hours.

Although Lee Dong Wook clarified that he no longer spends that much time in the gym, everyone laughed at how exhausted they were afterward.

Lee Dong Wook: I don’t do that anymore.

Kim Bum: I couldn’t walk.

Lee Dong Wook: I couldn’t walk, either.

While Lee Dong Wook looks amazing during his topless scenes and pictorials, maintaining his abs takes hard work.

| Nylon Korea

Laugh along with the two friends as they talk about how exhausting it can be to maintain fit bodies.

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