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Ultramarathons Not as Crazy as You’d Think

Yes, ultramarathons – races of greater length than a standard 26.2-mile marathon – can get a bit crazy. Some go upwards of 100 miles and 24 hours. But you’d be surprised just how doable something that hard can actually be. Read More »

Seven Habits of Highly Successful Athletes

June 27, 2013 -- It's time to separate the men from the boys. We've found the following seven habits to be a successful athlete's most valuable variables.
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Common Sports Injuries: Hamstring Pull

In this week’s Common Sports Injuries, Dr. Luga Podesta teaches us everything we need to know about hamstring pull. 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 »

High vs. Low-Intensity Training: The Debate Continues

Athletes and weekend warriors have benefited greatly from both HIIT and LISS, but which one is better for you? Read More »

The Dangers and Training for Bull Riders

Bull riders are arguably the toughest athletes in sports. To be able to handle a 2,000-pound animal and avoid being hit by it, they have to maintain a sound training regimen. Read More »

ATLX Outsiders: Obstacle Racing

ATLX asks the question: Why would a person run through mud, fire and barbed wire? Obstacle races like Warrior Dash, Spartan Race, Gladiator Rock'n Run & Tough Mudder have exploded across the country. The reasons for doing them vary from person to person. From weight loss, to conquering personal challenges and raising money for charities such as St Jude. What would it take to get you in the mud? Read More »

Traits of Healthiest, Unhealthiest US States

Where you live can very much play a role in your health, as some areas are simply better equipped to promote an active, healthy lifestyle. Find out why, and where your state ranks. Read More »

ATLX Outsiders: The Santa Monica Stairs

In this week’s Outsiders, ATLX heads to Santa Monica, Calif. to check out a staple in Angeleno’s workout: The Santa Monica Stairs. 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 »

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