Throwback photo of Kuya Kim Atienza as body builder goes viral on social media

Throwback photo of Kuya Kim Atienza as body builder goes viral on social media

- Kuya Kim Atienza uploaded a throwback photo on his social media account

- It showed his physique during the ‘80s when he used to join body building contests

- The picture went viral and it attracted a lot of reactions from netizens

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Television host Kim Atienza once again rocked the online world after posting a throwback photo of him when he was still a body builder.

KAMI learned that the famous weather anchor used to “pump iron” during the ‘80s to try to resemble the physique of some of his idols such as Arnold Shwarznnegger.

This became the reason why in his newly-uploaded throwback photo, the muscles of Kuya Kim were really evident.

He was also striking a pose with several individuals since they joined a body building competition called “Super Body of the Philippines.”

“I was so passionate about bodybuilding in the 80s. I admired the physiques of Arnold Shwarznnegger and Lou Ferrigno and would spend hours in the gym pumping iron,” he wrote.

“The norm then was to be as massive as possible kahit mukha na akong palaka,” he added.

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Because of the post, a lot of netizens could not help but react upon seeing how Kuya Kim's body was many years ago.

Here are their comments:

“You look good in this picture!”

“That was a magical era, when people’s view of aesthetics was at its purest. Also I never knew you for a bodybuilder and for that alone we are bonded by steel, see you on chest day.”

“Ang macho mo diyan, Kuya Kim. Dinaig mo pa maskolados dito!”

“Astig, kuya Kim! I remember u even had a segment on fitness in the past early morning show of ABS-CBN.”

“Seeing you now, talagang masaya ako na naging mas health conscious ka. Nakaka inspire!”

In a previous article by KAMI, Kuya Kim and former co-host Anne Curtis joined the world’s “largest” marathon in New York.

Kim Atienza, or Alejandro Ilagan Atienza in real life, is a Filipino host, weather journalist, and former politician who was born on January 6, 1967. He became part of the noontime show “It’s Showtime” but he eventually resigned.

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