Muscle flexing in Iran

Earlier a taboo, bodybuilding has gained in popularity with Tehran hosting Asian Championships.

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    Biceps and six packs are not something you would associate with Iran.

    But some 6,000 bodybuilding clubs are currently active in the conservative nation, and bodybuilding is fast becoming a popular sport where it was previously frowned upon.
     
    That's led Tehran to host its first Asian Bodybuilding Championships. 

    Alireza Ronaghi has more from Tehran.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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