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A teen boy doing a squat with dumbbells.

Getting Bigger and Stronger: A Beginner Strength-Training Workout for Teens

By Callie Fredrickson
This full-body routine offers a great entry point for the growing kids in your life to start building their confidence on the workout floor.
a variety of nightshades

How to Navigate Nightshade Foods

By Jill Patton, FMCHC
Are nightshades bad for you? For most people, these foods are a healthy part of a varied diet. But for others, tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, and potatoes can be problematic.
An image of a landscape of a mountain range and body of water in the evening.

5-Minute Meditation to Prepare for Sleep

By Life Time
Let go of the day and invite in relaxation with this guided meditation.
a young adult places his arm around his father

How to Talk About Mental Health — and Ask for Help

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC
The key? Understanding and overcoming the stigma surrounding mental health.

Latest Stories

a man sits at a coffee shop paying his bill with a credit card

PUMPING IRONY: Easy Pickings

By Craig Cox
Some 5 million elderly Americans fall prey to scam artists each year, and those who struggle to maintain social connections may be more vulnerable than most. A new evaluation program designed to measure an individual’s ability to make good choices could offer some help.
a person dishes up salad

Can Vitamin K Help With Heart Health?

By Craig Cox
Yes, according to a recent study. Eating foods high in vitamin K1 and K2 can help ward off atherosclerosis-related heart disease.
Demi Church in her kitchen and after a race

Demi Church’s Success Story

By Demi Church
A woman struggling with three autoimmune diseases discovers the healing power of food and lifestyle changes.
a woman jumps on on a box during an Alpha class at Life Time

How to Improve Your Speed, Strength, and Endurance With Jumping

By Lauren Bedosky
Incorporating jumping into your fitness routine will take your athletic endeavors to the next level — and support your everyday life activities.
headshot of Jamie Martin, editor in chief of Experience Life magazine

The Open Road

By Jamie Martin
Experience Life editor in chief Jamie Martin talks about how to get comfortable with the unknown.
a person rinses potatoes in a sink

How to Make Nightshades More Digestible

By Jill Patton, FMCHC
Nightshade vegetables and fruits are nutrient-dense foods, delivering important antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits. Learn why these foods can be great for you — and how you can mitigate their effects if they bother you.
A group of active, older adult women in a dance class.

Finding My Groove Again

By Annie Kragness
How a resurfaced workout playlist sparked this Life Time team member to find fitness — and joy in it — once again.

Latest Recipes

a bowl of tabbouleh salad

Tabbouleh Bowl

By Maddie Augustin
This gluten-free tabbouleh grain bowl uses quinoa instead of the traditional couscous and is topped with chickpeas, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, and olives.
grilled watermen salad

Grilled Watermelon and Cucumber Salad

By Robin Asbell
Grilled watermelon and cool cucumber are paired with red onion and basil for a quick summer salad.
grilled peaches with cream

Grilled Peaches With Almond Cream

By Robin Asbell
Peaches and cream — vegan cream! — is the perfect sweet end to a summer BBQ.

Latest Podcasts

Ben Johns

Becoming a Pickleballer

With Ben Johns
Season 5, Episode 11   June 28, 2022

Ben Johns is one of the top-ranked pickleball players worldwide, and at just 23, he has been labeled the “the present (and future) of pickleball.” In this episode, he joins us to talk about this inclusive and increasingly popular sport, including how he went from playing for fun to playing pro, what he thinks makes him a good player, and why the sport is so appealing for so many of us.

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Danny King

All About Heart-Rate Training: How to Use it to Maximize Your Fitness Efforts

With Danny King, Master Trainer
Season 5, Episode 10   June 21, 2022

Heart rate can be a powerful tool for building fitness and seeing results from your exercise regimen. Danny King, Master Trainer, shares what to know about heart-rate training, including what it is, how to use it in your workouts, and the ways you can identify the key metrics needed for yourself.

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Paul Kriegler

Why Omega-3s?

With Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Season 5, Episode 9   June 14, 2022

Without sufficient intake of omega-3s, our health can suffer: We might experience more inflammation, our cell signaling may be inhibited, and our cognitive health can take a hit. In this mini episode, Paul Kriegler, RD, explains why omega-3s are so essential and offers advice on how we can support our bodies with optimal amounts of this fatty acid.

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Latest Videos

A group of Life Time members taking part in an ARORA Aqua event in the pool.

This Month in ARORA: Highlights From Our June Aqua Event

By Life Time
See the fitness and fun that happened at this ARORA event.
An image of a landscape of a mountain range and body of water in the evening.

5-Minute Meditation to Prepare for Sleep

By Life Time
Let go of the day and invite in relaxation with this guided meditation.
Ben Johns playing picklball

Behind the Scenes Ben Johns (Video)

By Experience Life Staff
Go behind the scenes at our cover shoot with top-ranked pickleball pro Ben Johns as he talks about the joys of pickleball.
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