Sumo referee Shonosuke Kimura leads dew-sweeper (forerunner) Kyokutenho (C) and sumo grand champion Hakuho of Mongolia before Hakuho performs his ring entry forms to dedicate to the Meiji Shrine in Tokyo, Japan. (AP)
Jidai Matsuri, Kyoto. The festival began after the Emperor moved the capital away from Kyoto to Tokyo in 1868. Historical reenactment parade, in authentic costumes from Japanese feudal history to the Meiji era.
great pattern! October 15, 1926 surface newspaper including Asakusa, Imperial Museum Hall Pavilion Fuji Musashino, & a newly-released movie guide. via Reckon. Source: University of Tokyo University Museum Archives
Stand over your kettlebell with your feet slightly wider than shoulder-width apart. Have your feet turned out just a bit. Sit back as if you were going to sit in a chair. Pick up the kettlebell with both hands, making sure to keep your arms straight. Your shoulders shouldn’t be ahead of your knees. Lift the kettlebell off the ground with your legs until you’re standing straight up. body should form a straight line. Lower the kettlebell back to the ground. Repeat ten to twenty times.