Author Archives: atlx

Treating Ankle Sprains: Why RICE Never Works

Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries athletes deal with. Knowing how to treat them, therefore, is crucial. Dr. Phil Wagner of SPARTA explains the injury and how to address the healing process. Read More »

Training the Military Elite

Photo Credit: Robb Rogers

He's trained Olympians and elite college athletes, but these days he's coaching a different kind of competitor. Coach Robb Rogers draws upon his 30+ years experience to share his knowledge of training elite athletes, including the inspirational stories of the elite athletes that make up the military's Special Forces.
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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 »

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 »

Game Changers: Dr. Frank Jobe & Tommy John

The year was 1974. The situation was dire. The future was a gamble. But one thing was for sure -- Tommy John's career was at a crossroads. And fortunately, it was also in the hands of Dr. Frank Jobe. 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 »

Stuntmen: Elite Athlete on the Big Screen

ATLX went behind the scenes to take a look at the training of stuntmen and doubles. Take a look at their training that's as intense as that of any professional athlete. Read More »

Chance Leonard: You Are an Ironman

For the past 30 years, Chance Leonard has lived with the consequences of a spinal injury he suffered at the age of 15. That's 10,950 days. Not one of them has been spent painlessly. But if you think that's stopping him, think again. Read More »

Breaking Through the Workout Wall

Getting into good shape is hard enough. But once we’ve cleared that hurdle, how to get in even better shape? The ways to break through that workout wall are easier than you think. Read More »

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