Author Archives: atlx

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 »

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 »

Running Your First 5k? Check Out Couch25k

If you are interested in running your first 5K or just haven't hit the pavement in awhile, the Couch25K program can help and motivate you to do it. The app has inspired hundreds and thousands of people to get off the couch, train and finish a 5K in less than two months. Read More »

Chance Leonard: You Are an Ironman

For the past 30 years, Chance Leonard has lived with the consequences of a spinal injury he suffered at the age of 15. That's 10,950 days. Not one of them has been spent painlessly. But if you think that's stopping him, think again. Read More »

Kacie Cleveland Can’t Stop Climbing

At one point, Kacie Cleveland thought she would never be able to walk, let alone run again. Now she's breaking records in rollerblading and stair climbing. Who knows what she'll accomplish next? Read More »

Women’s Running Movement Taking Flight

Weekend getaways to beautiful destinations with champagne, makeup stations and firemen handing out roses, all built around races ranging from 5Ks to full marathons? The women’s running movement has never been hotter. Read More »

Longtime Friends Make Running History

Two Southern California friends have managed to run at least one mile every day since the late 1960s. Recently, one of their streaks ended, but little else has changed. Their bond remains strong, as does their passion for fitness. Read More »

Bringing History to Life: Medieval Combat Reenactment

Athletes come from all walks of life. Find out what it takes to be a medieval reenactor. Read More »

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