Muscle flexing in Iran

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

    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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