Building a Bigger Action Hero
A mere six-pack doesn't cut it in Hollywood anymore. Today's male stars need 5 percent body fat, massive pecs, and the much-coveted inguinal crease – regardless of what it takes to get there.
After last year's tragic bombing at the Boston Marathon officials scrutinized the past associations of the Tsarnaev brothers, including Tamerlan's martial arts gym. The Wai Kru MMA gym has shed members, lost money, and fought to shake off its association ever since. The gym's hope now lies in a 5' 7" 171-pound fighter, John "Doomsday" Howard and his coach, the rattled, but optimistic owner John Allan.
In 33 years as a Greenpeace captain, Pete Willcox has battled environmental offenders around the world. He has occupied a Turkish power plant, was nearly blown up by French operatives, and, most recently, landed in a Russian prison for protesting Arctic drilling. Even he admits it might all be a lost cause. But he's not about to quit now.
In an exclusive interview with the first person to talk to castaway José Salvador Alvarenga after 13 months adrift in the Pacific, we get a glimpse of who he is, what he went through in his 6,000-mile journey, and how he's reconnecting with his family.
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