Author Archives: atlx

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 »

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 »

Top 5 Indoor Workouts for Winter

As winter rolls around, ATLX is giving you five awesome indoor workouts to keep in shape through the cold. 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 »

The Training of Elite Athletes

AN ELITE ATHLETE'S PERFORMANCE GOES WELL BEYOND THE BOUNDS OF THE GAME...

ATLX takes you behind the scenes to explore the performance of the elite athlete. The incredible athleticism of the world's best athletes is taken to the next level with help from the trainers, sports docs, coaches and experts who guide them. We've tapped some of the best of these resources in order to bring you our debut theme, The Training of Elite Athletes.
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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 »

Training the Military Elite

Photo Credit: Robb Rogers

He's trained Olympians and elite college athletes, but these days he's coaching a different kind of competitor. Coach Robb Rogers draws upon his 30+ years experience to share his knowledge of training elite athletes, including the inspirational stories of the elite athletes that make up the military's Special Forces.
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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 »

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 »

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