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Versions of Me: Learning to Love Who I Have Become

Lisa M. Van Wormer | Posted 09.08.2015 | Women
Lisa M. Van Wormer

I know I will never be these versions of me again -- the soldier, the athlete, the new mom. But there is still some room in the back of the closet saved for my magic pants eventual retirement.

Fake it 'Til You Make it Is for Cheaters and Wimps: 7 Habits to Create Real Change Using Aikido & Martial Arts Principles

Susan Harrow | Posted 01.23.2015 | Business
Susan Harrow

Instead of faking it 'til you make it, consider the advice of the late musician Jeff Buckley who said, "Be awake enough to see where you are at any given time and how that is beautiful and has poetry inside even in places you hate."

The Gravity of Misinformation

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 06.11.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The recent concentration of misleading media hooey about health has been excruciating, but the problem is perennial. I trust I needn't make the case that you are under constant assault by distorted, contorted, titillating, and insipid headlines.

Vladimir Putin: Judo Master

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 08.09.2013 | World

We all know Vladimir Putin is quite the sportsman -- but did you know his fists are also considered deadly weapons? In fact, the Russian president ...

WATCH: Jack Black Shuts Down A Hater

Posted 08.28.2012 | Comedy

Jack Black once sang that with karate he'll kick your ass. Turns out, he'll do the same with judo -- even when challenged by one of America's leading ...

V is Victory for Arab Women

Matthias Krug | Posted 10.06.2012 | Sports
Matthias Krug

Her judo fight may just have lasted little over a minute, but the effect that Shaherkani's participation can and must have upon future generations in the Arab world is worth thousands of hours of inspired training.

Saudi Arabian Olympian Prepares For Fight Of Her Life

AP | PAUL HAVEN | Posted 10.02.2012 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — A teenage Saudi judo fighter is preparing for the battle of her life — and not only on the mat. Wojdan Ali Seraj Abdu...

Brazilian Judo Fighter Targeted By Racist Tweet

AP | Posted 07.31.2012 | Sports

NEWCASTLE, England -- The Brazilian Olympic Committee is condemning what it says were racist comments made on Twitter against a Brazilian judo fighter...

Solution Found In Olympic Headscarf Controversy?

AP | STEPHEN WILSON | Posted 09.30.2012 | Sports

LONDON — A female judo fighter from Saudi Arabia will be allowed to compete in the Olympics wearing a form of headscarf after a compromise was r...

Russia's Isaev Takes Judo Gold

AP | Posted 07.30.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Mansur Isaev of Russia won a gold medal in Olympic judo Monday in the men's 73-kilogram category. Isaev defeated the current world champion...

American Scores Judo Upset

AP | Posted 09.29.2012 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — American judo player Marti Malloy has knocked out the No. 2 seed in a victory that her coach said could allow her to fight for a medal...

Japanese Judo Champ Charged With Raping Teenager

AP | Posted 02.26.2012 | World

TOKYO -- Japanese prosecutors have filed rape charges against a two-time Olympic judo gold medalist. Tokyo prosecutors said Masato Uchishiba, 33, was...

Japan's Grief Is the World's Grief. It Wasn't Always Like This.

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Tom Alderman

The reason Unbroken sits atop various best seller lists is, like all well-told stories, it pits a compelling and tenacious hero against an unrelenting and sadistic villain.

Vladimir Putin Offers To Join Russian Judo Team (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Though no longer president of Russia, Vladimir Putin still knows how to throw his weight around. He offered to join the national judo team after sparr...

Putin Teaches Judo (VIDEO)

CBS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Via CBS: Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has released a DVD in which he is featured as a judo expert. The instructional DVD's title translates...