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Top Celebrity Trainer Profile: Valerie Waters

Valerie Waters picked up her first dumbbell in high school and was immediately hooked. Read on to find out how she went from her $12 an hour trainer position to becoming one of the top celebrity trainers in the world. Read More »

Is Night-Eating Killing Your Weight Loss Plan?

ATLX Expert Dr. Robert Ziltzer shares his expertise on the effects of nighttime eating and tips to avoid the lure of the midnight fridge monster. Read More »

Swimming Workouts Outside of the Pool

Swimming is one of the best forms of exercise around, but it can be tough for people who aren't trained to do it. Training outside of the pool can greatly enhance a person's ability to train inside of it. Hitting core muscles and creating a higher level of thoracic spine mobility can make it easier to swim for long periods of time. Read More »

The Dangers and Training for Bull Riders

Bull riders are arguably the toughest athletes in sports. To be able to handle a 2,000-pound animal and avoid being hit by it, they have to maintain a sound training regimen. 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 »

Traits of Healthiest, Unhealthiest US States

Where you live can very much play a role in your health, as some areas are simply better equipped to promote an active, healthy lifestyle. Find out why, and where your state ranks. Read More »

Chiropractic: The Athlete’s Secret Ingredient

Most of us think going to the chiropractor is just for people with a bad back, but Dr. Grace Hameister is debunking the stereotypes, uncovering both the preventative and recuperative benefits of a misunderstood medicine. Read More »

Beach Soccer World’s Fastest Growing Sport

Though an obvious byproduct of traditional soccer, beach soccer, with more scoring and exciting atmospheres, has carved out its own identity in becoming the world’s fastest growing sport. Read More »

Music Improves Athletic Performance

Many scholars have argued that music is essential to the human experience. To support this claim, over the last 20+ years, it has appeared virtually wherever a fitness-related activity has occurred. But music isn’t just fun to listen to…its presence provides athletic performance benefits. Read More »

How Elite Athletes Lose and Maintain Weight for Peak Performance

Photo Credit: Dr. Rob Ziltzer

Losing weight while competing at a high level can present some special challenges. ATLX speaks with Dr. Rob Ziltzer of Scottsdale Weight Loss Center in Arizona, who seems to have mastered the craft of getting professional athletes on track to reach their weight goals. Read More »

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