Are you up to a tough workout? German-born NBA star Dirk Nowitzki lets us in on his training secrets this week. We also meet two brave activists who are standing up to injustice in their societies in their own way - a girls' rights advocate from Pakistan and an indie rocker from Myanmar.
German-born basketball great Dirk Nowitzki has been one of the top players in the NBA for years. But he still comes back to Germany regularly to train with his mentor, Holger Geschwinder. Nowitzki explains what makes their workouts unique.
Interview: Michael Marek, Würzburg
A Taliban assassin shot 15-year-old Malala Yousafzai in the head after she campaigned for girls' right to education. Miraculously, she survived and has just been released from a hospital in the UK. She is already an inspiration to Muslim women in Britain and beyond.
Report: Kyle McKinnon, London
Darko and his indie rock band Side Effect are singing for change in Myanmar. Despite looser censorship laws, he doesn't feel totally free. But the band's first-ever tour abroad has given them courage to continue.
Report: Nadine Wojcik, Berlin
After 10 years of hard work, Tim Bendzko is now in the spotlight on the German music scene and has collected numerous awards over the last year. He chats with DW about fame, the music writing process and his great band.
Report: Matthia Klaus
Presented by: Gavin Blackburn