Author Archives: atlx

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 »

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 »

Seven Vacation Spots for the Athletic Traveler

If you’re the kind of person who checks out the hotel gym facilities before you book your stay, check out some of these athlete-friendly vacation destinations that are sure to get your blood pumping. 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 »

Is Sea Salt Really Healthier Than Table Salt?

Many Americans mistakenly believe that sea salt is healthier than table salt. The marketing efforts of advertisers are perpetuating that trend, when in fact, the truth may surprise you. 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

design and development by CCreativeDesign.com