Monthly Archives: January 2013

An elite athlete’s personal MVP: pro sports’ most valuable physician

You don't often hear the stories of the people standing behind the elite athletes. Those of the trainers who take their game to the next level, of the nutritionists who help them get to their ideal weight and size, of the sports psychologists who get their minds right. Or the stories of the sports docs who put these athletes in the best physical condition to not only recover from injury, but to excel. The best of the best, orthopedic surgeon Dr. James R. Andrews, is one of those people.
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Peek behind the Olympic curtain: A photographic journey of elite athletes in training

Take a peek behind the Olympic curtain into the training of elite athletes from across the globe. This collection of photos offers a worldwide perspective that words simply cannot.
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10 ways to train like an elite athlete

Elite Olympic athletes don’t spare any expense – monetary or otherwise – when it comes to training. Discover ten methods, seemingly intangible to the everyday athlete. Hypoxic chambers, gravity-defying running, wind tunnel testing, 3-D gait analysis, the list goes on… and they’re more accessible than you think.
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From Wall Street to elite athlete: the NYC Ironman

While some people use their careers as an excuse to skimp on the fitness, this stock trader used his career’s sedentary but competitive nature as motivation. Follow one man’s journey from Wall Street to elite athlete - from his decision to participate, to his training techniques, to his completion of the NYC Iron-Man alongside a cancer-surviving Iron-Man veteran.
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Inside the mind of the elite athlete

Is the mind of an elite athlete just as impressive as the body? According to research, visual attention, anticipation, perception and precision are fine-tuned brain processes that elite athletes take home with them at the end of the day. These sport-specific mental advantages in the world’s best athletes go well beyond their game.
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Top 10 rules strength & conditioning coach Robb Rogers applies to training

Experienced trainers have all developed a method to the madness. Our own ATLX Expert Coach Robb Rogers, a strength & conditioning coach for the military’s Special Forces and elite athletes, goes into detail about the top 10 principles he applies to his training programs – and why you should apply them to yours.
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Tom House gets calls from quarterbacks

NFL superstars like Tom Brady and Drew Brees are calling upon a former professional athlete to train their throwing arms - it's standard operating procedure to seek guidance from a veteran. But throwing coach Tom House never took snaps. He never commanded a no-huddle hurry-up offense. He never scrambled out of the pocket to throw bombs toward the endzone. No, Tom House's throwing expertise comes straight from the pitcher's mound.
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Elite NFL players come back quickly from injury

They say athletes come back from injuries one of two ways; they return as average performers and never compete at quite the same level, or their game explodes to heights they never before reached. Injuries are inevitable in professional sports, but everyone loves a good comeback story - and the NFL boasts the most impressive and remarkable ones of all.
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Minor League Pitcher’s Offseason Workout

For a minor league pitcher, the difference between making it to the big leagues and not can come down to an offseason workout. Robby Rowland takes his seriously, and is even adding yoga as his secret weapon. Read More »

The ATLX Channel launches online portal; Television network will launch later 2013

LOS ANGELES, CALIF. (JANUARY 28, 2013) The ATLX Channel, a subsidiary of MUSL TV, LLC, unveiled its new online portal,, which showcases the network’s entertainment programming and provides valuable and relevant content for and about everyday athletes and all those who aspire to live a more fit and athletic lifestyle. Read More »

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