Health and body consciousness is becoming more prevalent. Have you been checking your muscle tone after your attempts at "working out"? Is having a powerful and beautiful body becoming more and more equated with power and success in life?
|A strong powerful body, "shēn qiáng lì zhuàng" 身强力壮. |
The photo above is an example of the way "shēn qiáng lì zhuàng" 身强力壮 is used to describe a strong powerful body. That guy thinks he has a "shēn qiáng lì zhuàng" because that's the title he's given the photo... A little scrawny perhaps?
[Here's the Chinese-Tools Chengyu Dictionary entry for "shēn qiáng lì zhuàng" 身强力壮.
And here is the same idiom in NCIKU.com with audio, sentence examples, and English translations.]