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AMA Motocross Stars Featured in Muscle & Fitness MagazineAMA Motocross riders Ryan Hughes, Nathan Ramsey and Chad Reed are featured in an article scheduled to be published in the August issue of Muscle & Fitness Magazine. Written by the magazine's features editor, Joe Wuebben, the story explores the training and fitness methods employed by these top racers.

"When I did my research and got into the backgrounds of Ryan, Nate and Chad, I was blown away over the level of conditioning needed to compete at the top levels of motocross," said Wuebben. "These guys are amazingly fit and the preparation and commitment they put into their craft is impressive. Their stories will definitely be of interest to our readers."The article highlights the connection between fitness and success in motocross racing as well as the unique demands that the sport places on the body. Wuebben also details how fitness training for motocross differs from that of other sports. Jeff Spencer, trainer for Ramsey and Reed, is interviewed and provides an overview of how he's developed fitness programs for his riders.Kerry Graeber, AMA Pro Racing Vice President, Director of Communications welcomes this kind of media coverage of the sport and its stars. "There's no question that our competitors are comparable to other world class athletes on every level," said Graeber. "It's nice to see that the mainstream media is starting to share this perspective and are offering more coverage. The article in Muscle & Fitness is well written and researched and explores a unique aspect of our sport."Muscle & Fitness Magazine is published by Weider Publications. The August issue will hit newsstands on July 5.