Radio Gymnastics Japan Sep 19, 2011 Radio taiso calisthenics Japan 1930, Wiki Media Commons. Inspired by similar broadcasts on American radio, early morning calisthenic exercises set to music were broadcast on public NHK Radio in Japan. These morning exercises are still popular today Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window) You might also like these posts: 2 Comments Holly on September 20, 2011 at 5:34 am Looks like my yoga class at work! Holly Reply cheval73 on October 3, 2011 at 3:24 pm A writer in Japan named John Gribble informs me: You might be interested in knowing that “radio gymnastics” still exists. Every once in a while I’ll see early in the morning constructions workers out on the job or office staff behind still-locked doors exercising to the radio. Reply Comments, contributions, corrections, and suggestions are always welcome: Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.