Author Archives: atlx

Women Mountain Biking Changes Lives

Wendy Engelberg, founder and organizer of Girlz Gone Riding, is using the traditionally male-dominated sport of mountain biking to change the lives of countless women – and in doing so, is honoring the life of one very special woman. 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 »

Mind Over Matter: The Ultra Mentality

On Aug. 17, 2013, Zack Schor competed in his first 50-mile race through the Swiss Alps. Find out how he went from his first marathon to becoming an ultrarunner, and how he sustains and trains for a 50-mile run. 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 »

World Cup Referees Train Much Like Players

World Cup referees might not be the athletes the players are, but you might be surprised at the level of training that goes into officiating on the world’s biggest soccer stage. Read More »

Game Changers: Dr. Frank Jobe & Tommy John

The year was 1974. The situation was dire. The future was a gamble. But one thing was for sure -- Tommy John's career was at a crossroads. And fortunately, it was also in the hands of Dr. Frank Jobe. Read More »

Q&A: Boston Marathon Legend Wayne Levy

Wayne Levy has run over 100,000 miles in his life. As he prepares for his eighth Boston Marathon, we sat down to talk about all things running with this Jamaican-born legend. Read More »

Yoga Can Be for Everyone…Even Runners

Runners don’t typically buy into the yoga hype, and yogis are often equally discriminating against pounding the pavement. But Alice Toyonga believes in the benefits of both, mostly because they both helped save her life. Read More »

10 Must-Have Apps for the Modern Athlete

Training is hard enough on its own, so why not let technology simplify everything else? Check out our list of 10 must-have apps for the modern athlete. Read More »

Former Big Leaguers Paying Game Forward

Jake Wood and Terry Fox were 1960s teammates with the Detroit Tigers. Nearly 50 years later, they’ve been reunited through the game they love. Read More »

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