You can major in Central Asian Studies at Indiana University, and learn many of the Central Asian languages. I was tempted to, but worried about job possibilities. Except for the Pushto and Persian spoken in Afghanistan, they're all Turkic, and very closely related, almost but not quite mutually intelligible.
Kazakh: Mende ülken şujıq bar
Kyrgyz: Men çoŋ kolbasa bar
Uzbek: Menda katta sosis bor
Tajik: Man jak hasiʙ ʙuzurg hastam
Today most Central Asian states are former Soviet Republics plagued by nationalist fervor, terrorist cells, human rights violations, and some of the most ferocious homophobia anywhere.
Searching for Central Asian beefcake, I looked for swimmers, wrestlers, and bodybuilders in English, Russian, and the local language.
In 2016, Azerbaijani student Sadiq Hasanov, a student in Beijing, won the eighth annual student fitness model competition.
Which doesn't affect the muscularity of the Uzbek Tigers boxing team.