• Beyond song and dance: How actors train for their roles as sports persons
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    Beyond song and dance: How actors train for their roles as sports persons

    Dangal: Mr. Perfectionist, Aamir Khan, is known to go the extra mile while preparing for all his roles, and with his latest, Dangal, he has taken perfection to a whole new level. Apart from gaining around 20 kilos for the film, where he portrays wrestler Mahavir Phogat, Khan also has been going through rigorous workout sessions to get the stamina and strength required for a wrestler. Khan has also been spending hours learning the game, and learnt a wrestling move – dhobi pachad - in ten days.

  • Shinola’s Muhammad Ali Collection Is a Total Knockout
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    Sarah Cristobal

    Shinola’s Muhammad Ali Collection Is a Total Knockout

    Cassius Clay men’s sweatshirt $180, shinola.com 

  • Ronda Rousey: ‘‘No One Has The Right to Beat Me”
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    Erika Ostroff

    Ronda Rousey: ‘‘No One Has The Right to Beat Me”

    My note this morning was ‘Wake up gorgeous!’” UFC champion Ronda Rousey says. “And sometimes it’s ‘Get up champ!’ So the first thing I see in the morning is a motivating compliment.”  There’s no doubt that the boxer is strong, physically, but she also understands the strength that comes with exercising her mental muscle—it’s those positive meditations, beliefs and actions that help carry Rousey, 28, through. “My mantra? ‘No one has the right to beat me.’ It’s not something that I repeat.