Somewhere behind the athlete you've become and the hours of practice and the coaches who have pushed you is a little girl who fell in love with the game and never looked back... play for her. [ Mia Hamm ]
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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.
Taking up your chopsticks to dig into the local cuisine can be an enigmatic exercise in faith. Nutritionist and health consultant Erica Angyal serves up insights on the good and bad common Japanese foods have to offer. Read Article
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