Early Riser

My grandmother, Florence, taught me the joy of the early morning workout. As a child, when I was lucky enough to have a sleepover with my grandparents, she would ask ... Read More »

How to Stay Hydrated in the Heat

It can be tough staying hydrated in the hot summer months. Check out the top five ways to beat the heat. Read More »

Clean Fuel

I’ve always known that vegetables are superstars when it comes to nutrition – and have done my best to eat lots of them every day, even going so far as to have big green salads for breakfast with fried eggs on top – but I’d never considered adopting them as my primary fuel source... Read More »

Origins: The History of the Biathlon

We thought we'd cool you down during the hot summer months with this week's Origins. Take a look at the history of Biathlons: A sport consisting of the unlikely pair of cross country skiing and precision target shooting. Read More »

Everyday Athlete Spotlight: A great excuse to tour the world

Picking up running after her collegiate tennis career ended has not only kept Angela Beeler healthy, she gets to go on 26.2 mile tours of some of the most iconic and scenic sights in the world. Read More »

The Craze of Mud Runs & Adventure Races


ATLX digs into the dirt to uncover the secrets of the Mud Run - to answer the who, what, when, where, and why of these wildly popular obstacle courses and adventure races.
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After-School All-Stars Helps to Keep Kids Active and Healthy

The mission of After-School All-Stars (ASAS) is to provide comprehensive after-school programs that keep children safe and help them achieve in school and life. Anna Littles spoke with CEO Ben Paul to find out more about their program. Read More »

Fitness Resorts

Fitness resorts never held any sort of appeal for me. I’m active at home, work out as often as possible and eat as healthy as my lifestyle allows... Read More »

Say what? Five things that will surprise you in ‘The First 20 Minutes’

Gretchen Reynold's, The First 20 Minutes, details surprising facts about your workout regimen. ATLX picked the five biggest surprises we took away from this book. Check them out here! Read More »

Lawmakers and lobbyists face off at charity hockey game

April 24, 2013 - On April 27, government officials will step off Capitol Hill and onto the ice for the fifth annual Congressional Hockey Challenge, which benefits the Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund and the Fort Dupont Ice Hockey Club. The game will pit some of the most influential people in Washington, D.C. against each other: lawmakers and lobbyists. Read More »

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