Lars B. Jensen

Fitness Japan Project Coordinator, former President of the IOC Kansai and avid cyclist from Denmark

Tanzawa Bokka Ekiden: a challenge like no other

Tanzawa Bokka Ekiden: a challenge like no other

There is an annual relay race like no other ekiden at Tanzawa Mountain that will challenge your strength, stamina and entire body. Do you have what it takes to participate?  Read Article

Hiking Mt. Takao

Hiking Mt. Takao

Looking to escape the stress of this concrete jungle called Tokyo? You don't have to spend a fortune or travel far to experience the tranquility of a winding forest path, feel the breath of the wind and enjoy the scents of nature.  Read Article

Fujisan - the uncontested landmark of Japan

Fujisan - the uncontested landmark of Japan

Under the old Shinto religion it was your religious obligation to ascend the 3.776 meter to the top of sacred Mount Fuji. Regardless of your religion - scale the mountain and enjoy fantastic views from the rim of the caldera.  Read Article

Feeling weary? Exercise to relieve stress

Feeling weary? Exercise to relieve stress

The majority of adult workers in Japan suffer from stress. With a healthy diet and exercise, you can take charge of your working life. Are you ready?  Read Article

Cycling - a healthy chain reaction

Cycling - a healthy chain reaction

The bicycle may not be what first comes to your mind when you want to get into shape; wrongly so ! Cycling is a prime and fun way to building up your stamina and increase your metabolism, effectively getting you shaped up fast !  Read Article