I still bother with runners I call hamburgers. They're never going to run any record times. But they can fulfill their own potential. [ Bill Bowerman ]
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Not all combat is like karate or kendo. At a newly built "castle" in Tokyo, Western martial arts are on the move. Cofounder Jay Noyes offers insight into what goes on behind the walls of Castle Tintagel. Read Article
Martial arts are one way to work out, and traditions from the East are one way to fight. But Western martial artists with medieval armor and long swords - from the SCA to fabled Avalon - are forging a new path. In Tokyo, it Read Article
In August a team of riders sets out to ride the length of Japan exclusively by bike - and save the world while doing it. Bicycle for Everyones Earth sets out on the 11th annual BEE all Japan tour.
Don Morton and fellow Half-Fast cyclists counter the myth that Tokyo streets can’t be navigated, conquer new turf and offer fun-filled workouts that explore some of the city’s best-kept cycling secrets. Read Article
A gym as near as a 7-Eleven with circuit training in the time it takes to buy and eat bento may sound too convenient to be true. But "combini fitness" is all the rage. It may help you get into quick shape or fit workouts into a busy schedule. Read Article
Why just ogle powder on far-off slopes from a lift wondering, "what if ... ?" If off piste is where you want to be, consider the backcountry. Backcountry Powder Tracks’ Chuck Olbery explains off-piste skiing and boarding in Japan. Read Article