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What It Takes to Be an American Strongman

American Strongman competitors are some of toughest competitors out there. ATLX spoke with the founders to learn more about the competitions and the competitors. Read More »

Teenager Completes Marathon on Every Continent

Earlier this year, 15-year-old Kristen De Sousa raised money for Nepal’s underprivileged children by completing a marathon on each of the seven continents Read More »

The Arnold Sports Festival Takes Over

While many people wrongly assume it's just about bodybuilding, The Arnold Sports Festival held annually in Columbus, Ohio is set to highlight 50 sports in 2014 and has expanded to both Rio de Janeiro and Madrid. Read More »

Blind Athletes Can, and Do, See Sports all the Same

The United State Association for Blind Athletes continues to provide the blind and visually impaired with opportunities to get involved in sports, from school physical fitness programs all the way to the Paralympics. Read More »

Elev|8 Your Game

The Elev|8 Sports Institute offers high school students the chance to obtain a quality education, while learning from baseball, basketball and lacrosse coaches with professional experience. Just a year and a half old, the nine-month academy is really starting to hit its stride. Read More »

A Trainer, a Marine, & a Fitness-Forged Family

Valli Gideon instituted the first-ever indoor triathlon at the Mission Viejo YMCA. Her Husband, Chris, is a Marine. Together, they are changing lives all over the world. Read More »

YouTube is the New Personal Trainer!

You can learn just about anything on YouTube, and training information is just one search away. Coaches, athletes, trainers and folks who are knowledgeable about a particular training area are sending information out to the masses. Read More »

America Still Struggling to Find Soccer Identity

With the creation and slow growth of Major League Soccer, not to mention better recent showings on the world stage, American soccer is growing. But it’s still an afterthought to our more celebrated sports. Our best athletes still choose other paths. And you have to wonder if that’s ever going to change. Read More »

Marathon Pacing a Win-Win for All Runners

Dave Coligado has run nearly 40 marathons in his life … for other people. He’s a pacer, and in running to help others reach their goals, he has, along the way, reached many of his own. Read More »

Watersport Craze: Paddleboarding

The next craze in watersports is here! Paddleboarding is no longer just for the coast. Many people are taking up the sport on all types of bodies of water, and getting a great workout from it as well. Read More »

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