This is a story from the archives, published in the Jan. 27, 2019, edition of The Nikkei.
TOKYO -- Yoshihide Suga's day begins by reading all major newspapers and then doing 100 situps. When he finishes, he goes out on a 40-minute morning walk. He is already in his work mode at this point, so he is clad in a business suit. He never misses the walk even on a rainy day.