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Sunday, Sep. 23, 2018

Cold, Sweat, and Soup!

Lauren Frederick is back with her bi-weekly wisdom to keep you healthy and active this winter. Check out her latest article for a fun, music-filled workout and a hearty Japanese soup recipe. You won't be disappointed.

Shoulder Sweets and Miracle Treats

Our fitness columnist, Lauren Frederick, is back this week with some great tips to keep in shape and fend off those winter bugs. Read on for for a challenging upper body workout plan and a delicious crepe recipe to get your day started.

Fall Fitness Tips

Fall is here and with the changing leaves comes cooler weather. It's the season of pumpkin lattes and hot cocoa, of curling up under the kotatsu and hiding indoors from the chilly winds. Hence, it's often the season of weight gain. But it doesn't have to be! Lauren Frederick has compiled a list of expert tips to help you stay fit this fall season. Check them out today!

My Race to the Top of Japan

Every year, tens of thousands of people tackle the challenge of climbing Japan's most famous mountain. Few, however, run it. Read the personal story behind Danny Matson's decision to race to the top and the lessons he took away from this awe-inspiring accomplishment.

Tabemono Time: Meal Planning & Jar Salads

Scrambling for some quick and healthy meal ideas? Look no further! Abigail Clark from the Toyama Tram has you covered. Read on to learn how to make your very own jar salads.

Tokyo Marathon 2014: Marissa Explains it All

Tokyo Marathon 2014: Marissa Explains it All by Marissa Trierweiler My name is Marissa. I'm from Ann Arbor, Michigan. I'm a first year JET living in...

Broccoli Crust Pizza

If you are anything like me, the winter months you've spent in hibernation have not only bestowed upon you a healthy plumpness, but also a strong addiction to unhealthy foods which have helped you cope with Japan's harshest season and the dreaded "STAGE-2" feels. To help wean myself off my glutinous rituals I've found making healthy substitutes to be the best bet. This way I can have my broccoli and eat pizza too!

From Heaven to Hell in Under 5 Hours

By Mark Morgan

And a Happy Raft It Was

"If you’re looking for a quick way to make lasting friends, I recommend taking a 4 1/2 hour ride down 10 km of rapids. Here is why..."

AJET – Events & Info

Down here on the Wide Island, we aim to bring together JETs from far and wide. Hiroshima AJET organizes activities and gatherings for the surrounding communities.