Are you still wondering about why half of the Chinese are unfit to join the army, than its because of Obesity. It means having too much body fat or in other word being overweight.The weight may come from muscle, bone, fat, and/or body water.
The PLA run state daily has said that at least 56 per cent of the youth applying in the chinese army are not fit. It has also been said that frequent masturbation and a sedentary lifestyle has resulted to such a condition. However, medical science does not draw a clear linkage between varicocele and masturbation.
Moreover, excessive use of smart-phones and excessively high mineral content in drinking water are the other reasons given by the PLA run daily in the Report.
This report has created buzz on social media with many voicing concerns that the future may see a paucity of fit men for recruitment for the PLA.
"China's recruitment process has strict rules and procedures... The quality of our recruits is guaranteed, and the headwaters of our military will flow long and strong," the defence ministry said in a statement. "Recruitment is the foundation of national defense, and high-quality recruits are crucial to the military's combat capability," the statement also read.
"Recruitment is the foundation of national defense, and high-quality recruits are crucial to the military's combat capability," the statement also read.