The BEST Episodes of How Heavy Are the Dumbbells You Lift?
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Aug 1, 2020
Sakura Hibiki is your average high school girl, with a voracious appetite. Noticing her clothes tightening in lieu of her slowly expanding waistline she decides to look into enrolling in the nearby gym. There she runs into a girl from her grade named Souryuuin Akemi. Akemi, who has a muscle fetish tries to get Hibiki to enroll in the gym despite its high ratio of macho men. Thankfully a beautiful trainer, Machio, appears and unknowingly convinces her to enroll and start her quest to a great body.
#1 - Why Don’t You Have Some Protein?
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 10, 2019
Machio explains why exercising causes you to gain both weight and muscle, and describes how to do a lat pulldown. Akemi lectures on the importance of dynamic stretching. Hibiki learns about Ayaka's family business.
#2 - Want to Be an Idol?
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 14, 2019
Hibiki, Akemi, and Ayaka hold a welcome party for Zina. Tachibana-sensei deals with the consequences of Zina discovering her secret hobby. The gang enters an idol competition.
#3 - Why Don’t You Try Strength Training?
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 3, 2019
Dismayed by her recent weight gain, high school girl and food lover Hibiki Sakura joins Silverman Gym. The hordes of muscle men at the gym are intimidating, but Hibiki gives strength training a try after meeting the handsome trainer Machio Naruzo.
#4 - Want a New Rival?
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 7, 2019
Determined to buy a home theater system, Hibiki enters the Silverman Gym arm wrestling tournament for the chance to win 100,000 yen. How will she fare against Zina, her Russian opponent? It turns out she has a lot to teach Hibiki and her friends...
#5 - Have You Seen God Before?
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 28, 2019
The daily routine at Silverman Gym is interrupted by the arrival of a man from Machio's past.
#6 - Sensei's on a Diet, Too?
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 17, 2019
Satomi Tachibana, one of Hibiki's teachers, comes to Silverman Gym to lose some weight. Can she hide her secret hobby from her students? Ayaka joins Hibiki and Akemi for lunch, and notices that something about Hibiki's bento feels off…
#7 - What If We Get Lost?
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 21, 2019
Two more teachers from Hibiki's school join Silverman Gym. A field trip goes bad when Hibiki's group gets lost. How will they survive?
#8 - Do You Like Christmas?
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 4, 2019
Hibiki and the gang attend the Silverman Gym Christmas party, drawn in by the prospect of finding a boyfriend among the male attendees.
#9 - How Heavy Are the Barbells You Lift?
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Sep 18, 2019
Hibiki and the other regulars at Silverman Gym take a trip to the tropical paradise of Nikunoshima over spring break. Who among them will claim the title of Miss Nikunoshima?
#10 - What's Your Sports Day Event?
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 31, 2019
Hibiki embarks on a special training regime in preparation for Sports Day. After the event is over, she hatches a plan to win the grand prize in the Silverman Gym raffle.
#11 - Did You Have a Nice Summer?
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 24, 2019
The summer holidays are already well underway, Hibiki and Akemi show us different ways to do fitness sports during the summer holidays.
#12 - How Are You Spending New Year's?
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 11, 2019
Hibiki and her friends visit an unusual shrine for New Year's, encounter difficulties when planning their first workout of the year, and enter an amateur talent show.