Author Archives: atlx

Breaking Through the Workout Wall

Getting into good shape is hard enough. But once we’ve cleared that hurdle, how to get in even better shape? The ways to break through that workout wall are easier than you think. Read More »

Overhead Athletes Should Limit the Laps

By: Dr. Phil Wagner, MD Repetitive movements in sports can lead to serious muscle imbalances in strength and/or flexibility. It is very common for athletes to experience shoulder pain or injury after years of repetitive overhead throwing, serving or swimming. While muscle imbalances can be avoided or improved with proper knowledge and training, they can also be enhanced with the ... Read More »

Running Your First 5k? Check Out Couch25k

If you are interested in running your first 5K or just haven't hit the pavement in awhile, the Couch25K program can help and motivate you to do it. The app has inspired hundreds and thousands of people to get off the couch, train and finish a 5K in less than two months. Read More »

Women’s Running Movement Taking Flight

Weekend getaways to beautiful destinations with champagne, makeup stations and firemen handing out roses, all built around races ranging from 5Ks to full marathons? The women’s running movement has never been hotter. Read More »

Longtime Friends Make Running History

Two Southern California friends have managed to run at least one mile every day since the late 1960s. Recently, one of their streaks ended, but little else has changed. Their bond remains strong, as does their passion for fitness. Read More »

Bringing History to Life: Medieval Combat Reenactment

Athletes come from all walks of life. Find out what it takes to be a medieval reenactor. Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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