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3 Habits Life Time Dietitians Do on the Regular

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Strategies that help set them up for daily nutritional success.
Ben Johns pickleball champion

Pickleballer: Ben Johns

By Michael Dregni
At just 23, world-champion pickleball player Ben Johns sees endless potential — for the sport, his pro career, and the future.
Henry Emmons

Struggling With Stress: Why It’s So Prevalent + What You Can Do

With Henry Emmons, MD
Season 5, Episode 8   June 7, 2022

More so than ever, rates of stress are high: Many of us are experiencing it at great intensities and for far too long. Henry Emmons, MD, talks about the impact of stress on the body, including how it influences our wired responses and how it can trigger mental-health issues like depression and anxiety — and shares tangible things we can do in the short- and long-term to support our bodies in and when recovering from times of stress.

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recipes for grilled fruit and vegetables

Vegan Grill Recipes

By Robin Asbell
Backyard barbecues are for more than just burgers and dogs! Celebrate fresh summer produce with these plant-based BBQ recipes.

Latest Stories

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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.
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How to Treat Postconcussion Syndrome

By Michael Dregni
About 20 percent of people who sustain a traumatic brain injury have postconcussion syndrome — symptoms that last for months or even years. Here are three therapies that may help.
Street corner of one wall street club

Step Inside: Life Time One Wall Street

By Callie Fredrickson
New York City welcomes another athletic country club — and this one is right in the heart of the financial district.
Jeff Blue

Say Hello to the Team at Life Time One Wall Street

By Callie Fredrickson
These faces can’t wait to greet you at this New York City athletic country club this fall.
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.
A bowl of a salad featuring watermelon, cucumber and herbs.

Rethinking Nutrition . . . for Real

By Renée Main
After years of quick-fix dieting, the cofounder of the ARORA program finally progressed toward her health goals when she made healthy eating a lifestyle.
a woman sits on a meditation cushion with her chocolate lab next to her

A Different Kind of Meditation

By Molly Tynjala
Attorney, author, and certified mindfulness practitioner Spiwe Jefferson discusses her journey toward a higher purpose and introduces our new mindfulness series.

Latest Recipes

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.
easy recipe for spicy peanut noodle bowl

Spicy Peanut Noodle Bowl

By Maddie Augustin
This Thai-inspired grain bowl is packed with veggies like carrots, red cabbage, edamame, and red bell pepper.
baba ghnoush and pittas

Baba Ghanoush

By Robin Asbell
A classic Lebanese dish, baba ghanoush is ideal for eggplant skeptics: Roasting the veggie mellows its natural bitterness and gives it a lush, nutty flavor.

Latest Podcasts

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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Henry Emmons

Struggling With Stress: Why It’s So Prevalent + What You Can Do

With Henry Emmons, MD
Season 5, Episode 8   June 7, 2022

More so than ever, rates of stress are high: Many of us are experiencing it at great intensities and for far too long. Henry Emmons, MD, talks about the impact of stress on the body, including how it influences our wired responses and how it can trigger mental-health issues like depression and anxiety — and shares tangible things we can do in the short- and long-term to support our bodies in and when recovering from times of stress.

Listen >

Latest Videos

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.
A group of people in an ARORA Dance class dancing.

This Month in ARORA: Highlights From Our May Social Events

By Life Time
See how these Life Time members enjoyed taking part in ARORA community events this past month.
A sky during sunset, featuring clouds and shades of pinks, purples, oranges, and yellows.

4-Minute Meditation for Stress Release

By Life Time
Use this guided breathing exercise to let go of stress and anxiety and take in stillness and calm.
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