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ATLX closes strategic investment with Nexos Capital Partners for U.S. rollout and International expansion

LOS ANGELES, CALIF. (JULY 15, 2013) -
ATLX (“Athletics, Training, Lifestyle”), the only 24/7 sports entertainment television network fully dedicated to everyday athletes and athletic lifestyle, announced today that it had secured strategic investment funding from Nexos Capital Partners (Nexos), a Latino-focused private equity firm, as the network expands its digital media offering and prepares for its television launch in spring 2014. 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Cheerleaders Still Fighting Sport Stereotype

Sport or no sport? This is a question very commonly associated with cheerleading, and you might be surprised to hear that the ongoing debate is even being addressed in the courts. Read More »

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