You have to be able to center yourself, to let all of your emotions go... Don't ever forget that you play with your soul as well as your body. [ Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ]
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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.
While marveling at the mirror over how well that snowsuit still fits, consider what's underneath. Evergreen Outdoor Center's Dave Enright and other experts explain why fitness is the real key to getting a lift out of the downhill experience. Read Article
Why plod along with a run-of-the-treadmill workout? Pilates trainers explain how this unique method challenges both mind and body for better concentration, strength, flexibility and a therapeutic potential to heal injuries. Read Article