Author Archives: atlx

AND1 Summer Remix Preview

Former and current NBA players will join Streetball legends, international pros and other high-level athletes to compete for the largest prize in Streetball history, $100,000. The tournament begins on Thursday in Philadelphia, the very place AND1 began 20 years ago. Read More »

Origins: Synchronized Swimming

This relatively new sport continues to grow, as competitors are challenged with combining gymnastics, swimming and dance, and have the endurance to accomplish all three. Read More »

Origins: History of the Gentleman’s Game

"Gentlemen Only, Ladies Forbidden.” While a fun, although misogynist acronym, it’s a myth that the origins of the name “golf” come from that phrase. Read on to find out the real history of the game, and where the name really came from. Read More »

Asics Launches What’s Next Campaign

Asics is looking to add new business by targeting a more diverse group of athletes in it's newest campaign titled: What's Next? The campaign utilizes Lolo Jones and other Olympians in both their print and digital campaigns highlighting their latest technology for all types of training. Read More »

Origins: Volleyball

In this week's origins we take a look at the history of volleyball. Did you know that the founder of volleyball was good friends with the founder of basketball? Read More »

Top 5 Carb Sources for Endurance Runners

Long-distance runners often train for weeks, months and even years for upcoming events, but poor nutrition can far too easily derail their efforts. Here are five of the best carbohydrate sources that should put endurance runners in a prime position to succeed. Read More »

Origins: History of Rowing

In this week's origins, we take a look at the longstanding history of one of the world's oldest sports. Read More »

Ankle Sprains

Dr. Kenneth Jung of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic took time out of his busy schedule to discuss one of the most common injuries in athletics: ankle sprains. Read More »

Doc Talk: Stress Fractures

One of the most common injuries sports docs see is stress fractures in an athlete’s foot. ATLX consulted top sports doc, Dr. Kenneth Jung, of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic to find out exactly what is a stress fracture and how can we prevent them. Read More »

Origins: The History of Kayaking

Now an Olympic sport ultizing upgraded technology, the original kayaks developed by Eskimos were used for hunting in the freezing cold waters of the Arctic. Read on to find out the rest of the story! Read More »

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