Monthly Archives: September 2015

Breaking Through the Workout Wall

Getting into good shape is hard enough. But once we’ve cleared that hurdle, how to get in even better shape? The ways to break through that workout wall are easier than you think. Read More »

Ultramarathons Not as Crazy as You’d Think

Yes, ultramarathons – races of greater length than a standard 26.2-mile marathon – can get a bit crazy. Some go upwards of 100 miles and 24 hours. But you’d be surprised just how doable something that hard can actually be. Read More »

What it Takes to be a Solo Sailor

Many people think of solo sailing and they think of boat shoes and umbrella drinks. ATLX spoke with Bruce Schwab, who completed a solo sail around the globe, about the realities of one of the toughest endurance sports. Read More »

Overhead Athletes Should Limit the Laps

By: Dr. Phil Wagner, MD Repetitive movements in sports can lead to serious muscle imbalances in strength and/or flexibility. It is very common for athletes to experience shoulder pain or injury after years of repetitive overhead throwing, serving or swimming. While muscle imbalances can be avoided or improved with proper knowledge and training, they can also be enhanced with the ... Read More »

ATLX Outsiders: Obstacle Racing

ATLX asks the question: Why would a person run through mud, fire and barbed wire? Obstacle races like Warrior Dash, Spartan Race, Gladiator Rock'n Run & Tough Mudder have exploded across the country. The reasons for doing them vary from person to person. From weight loss, to conquering personal challenges and raising money for charities such as St Jude. What would it take to get you in the mud? Read More »

Climbing in the Name of Camaraderie

Not only did these Military Men complete the 7 Summits Challenge. They did push ups in extreme conditions to honor Americans fallen soldiers. Read More »

Climbing in the Name of Camaraderie

Not only did these Military Men complete the 7 Summits Challenge. They did push ups in extreme conditions to honor Americans fallen soldiers. Read More »

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