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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 »

It Takes a Big Man to be a Jockey

The size and power of a racehorse is awe-inspiring. So is the size and power of the jockey. Controlling a 1,000-pound animal isn’t easy, and it isn’t for everyone. 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 »

5 Must-Have Products for Summer

It's the first day of summer. If you haven’t prepped your beach bod just yet, or if you’re training for a summertime race or event, check out our list of seasonal necessities just in time for the sunny months ahead. Read More »

How Fight Club Inspired Life-Changing Choice

Errick McAdams was overweight when he first saw Fight Club – or rather, when he saw Brad Pitt in Fight Club. That’s when he decided to put down his six-pack of Mountain Dew and get to work on another kind of six-pack. Read More »

The Iron Cowboy Rides On

How many Ironman length races can one person complete in a year? In 2012 James Lawrence crushed the previous record by completing 30 full-distance triathlon races. Read More »

Rhythmic Gymnasts Don’t Get Respect Deserved

When you think of rhythmic gymnastics, you might think of Will Ferrell twirling his ribbon around in Old School. But these athletes are no joke. We’re going inside this very difficult, very unappreciated sport that you very likely know nothing about. Read More »

Common Sports Injuries: Ankle Sprains

In this week's Common Sports Injuries, ATLX consulted Dr. Kenneth Jung of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic to learn more about causes, treatment and prevention of ankle sprains. Read More »

Marcia Lynn: The Adventurous Globetrotter

September 17, 2013 - Lynn likes to get out for her fitness activities. That would be way out, like to the far corners of the world. Kayaking in the Arctics, backpacking in Rwanda, and tango dancing in Rio de Janeiro is the norm for her. Read More »

Common Sports Injuries: Plantar Fasciitis

In this week's common sports injuries, Dr. Kenneth Jung walks us through plantar fasciitis. Read More »

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