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How To Pistol Squat

The Pistol Squat is without a doubt one of the hardest leg exercises there is in Calisthenics. It is a skill that requires good amount of mobility, enough strength and proper balance. You need sufficient amount of ankle mobility (ankle dorsiflexion), Hamstring mobility, quads and hip flexors strength and balance to stand on one leg throughout the entire movement. This routine will break down each one of these areas so you can understand what might be holding you back from achieving the Pistol Squat. It is definitely an advanced Calisthenics skill but if you train smart and focus on improving each individual area, you will be getting that Pistol Squat faster than you think!


Quentin Tarantino’s ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD visits 1969 Los Angeles, where everything is changing, as TV star Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his longtime stunt double Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) make their way around an industry they hardly recognize anymore. The ninth film from the writer-director features a large ensemble cast and multiple storylines in a tribute to the final moments of Hollywood’s golden age.

Only In Japan

John Daub, producer and creator of ONLY In JAPAN will educate us about Japan's strange and amazing culture; Each episode crafted with information and fun! 

$5,000 Mango at Auction - Japan is famous for it's luxury fruits sold at auction for ridiculous prices! But where does that value come from? Is it all a marketing stunt, or do they really taste that good? We see them in the stores and they're expensive.

Japan's Most Terrifying Bridge: Eshima Ohashi - It's been nicknamed the ROLLER COASTER BRIDGE because of it's super steep slope and appearance of being a bridge to the sky. That's the Eshima Ohashi Bridge straddling Shimane and Tottori prefecture in Japan.

Tokyo Capsule Hotel Experience - A real life capsule to sleep in. Staying in a capsule hotel in a Japanese city. It’s cheap and convenient but why do people actually stay?

What Japanese Prison Food is Like - Japan has some amazing prison food, which should be no surprise. Inmates are served healthy, nutritious meals of grilled fish, salads, rice and soup - which are actually healthier than most school lunches around the world! Would you like to try what prisoners eat? There's a prison in Hokkaido that serves authentic meals to the public.

Osaka's Flamethrower Street Food Chef - When a sushi chef meets a flamethrower, it creates the hottest street food restaurant in Osaka!  There's a chef who has been cooking by flamethrower for over 25 years and the food - is gourmet quality delicious!

How Much Do You Know About .... Italy?

How much do you know about this boot shaped country called, Italy?

Introducing the Italian Lakes. Start exploring the Italian Lakes with Lonely Planet’s video guide to getting around, when to go and the top things to do while you're there.

Naples, The Birthplace Of Pizza. 
Host Frank Pinello embarks on the ultimate Neapolitan pizza journey, visiting some of the most famous pizzerias in the world and hanging out with some of the best pizzaiolos in the business.

Ancient Rome. Spanning over a thousand years, ancient Rome was a civilization of constant evolution. This great empire flourished through innovation and incorporation of the diverse cultures they conquered, such as the adoption of Latin and gladiatorial combat. Learn about the rise and fall of this ancient civilization and how its influence still endures today.

Centuries-old Italian villages were becoming ghost towns. Refugees were fleeing conflict and seeking new homes. The needs of each have come together in Camini, a 12th-century town whose population has dwindled to about 280 people - a quarter of what it once was. In hope of breathing new life into deserted neighbourhoods, Camini has welcomed more than 80 refugees and immigrants from Africa and the Middle East.

Top travel guide to Venice on a budget.

Geography Now! Italy