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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 »

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 »

Fitness Tips: Do’s & Don’ts for Active Couples

With another Valentine’s Day in the rearview mirror, we’re taking a look at some of the do’s and don’ts for the active couple. 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 »

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 »

10 signs that you speak the athlete language

Athletes just have a way about them, a walk, and especially a talk, that you can spot from a mile away. If these 10 things are part of your everyday vocabulary, you’re most definitely an athlete. 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 »

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