Young and old: Enriching each other's lives through fitness activities
With the growing trend of national fitness in China, parks across Beijing have become a paradise for retirees to work out. These parks are not only inspiring the elderly to take up regular exercise, but also bridging the gap between generations by bringing together the young and the old for a shared pursuit – fitness.
Hu Jiyuan, born in 1994, had wandered into the Temple of Heaven to experience outdoor activities when he bumped into Liu Wancai, 70 years old, exercising on the horizontal bars. From then on, they started a long journey of gymnastics together as good friends.