The Locker Room

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 »

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 »

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 »

Music Improves Athletic Performance

Many scholars have argued that music is essential to the human experience. To support this claim, over the last 20+ years, it has appeared virtually wherever a fitness-related activity has occurred. But music isn’t just fun to listen to…its presence provides athletic performance benefits. 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 »

Top 5 Indoor Workouts for Winter

As winter rolls around, ATLX is giving you five awesome indoor workouts to keep in shape through the cold. 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 »

Is Triathlon Becoming the New Golf?

We know about the health benefits of finishing a triathlon, and the pride that comes with it. But could triathlon be moving into the business and social world as the new golf? Read More »

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