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Your trusted source for healthy-living information and inspiration from across the Life Time family, including our award-winning magazine.

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Afternoon Darjeeling Iced Tea

By Robert Hanson
Darjeeling tea is sold in two main varieties: first flush and second flush. For iced tea, the more assertive notes of second- flush teas are ideal.
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5 Reasons to Opt for a CSA This Summer

By Laurel Kallenbach
Buying a share of a local farm's harvest offers more than fresh, seasonal produce. It supports your community.
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5 Healthy Beverages to Enjoy This Summer

By Callie Fredrickson
Warm weather is made for sipping on something cold and refreshing. Why not have your drink also benefit your health?
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How to Get Your Kids in the Kitchen

By Jill Patton, FMCHC
It’s never too early — or too late — to introduce your kids to the life skills learned in the kitchen.

Latest Stories

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What Happens to Your Body When It’s Underhydrated

By Sarah Tuff
Slowed cell metabolism and kidney stones are just some of the potential effects of underhydration.
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Can Food Reactivity Be Healed?

By Mo Perry
Many food sensitivities can resolve over time — as long as the gut has a chance to heal and foods are reintroduced slowly.
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Is Exercise More Important Than Weight Loss For a Longer Life?

By Michael Dregni
When it comes to longevity, regular exercise may be more important than weight loss, according to a recent study.
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What Are Common Triggers for Food Intolerances and Sensitivities?

By Mo Perry
Leaky gut syndrome frequently precedes food intolerances and food sensitivities. Here's why.
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7 Tips to Boost Your Butyrate

By Helen Martineau
If you're eager to increase your own butyrate levels, here are several ways to start
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Aging Active and Fit: Introducing ARORA-Certified Personal Training

By Emily Ewen
A Life Time training expert on everything you need to know about the new ARORA personal-training certification — and the healthy-aging benefits it can offer you.
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Why Is it Important to Reintroduce Foods Over Time, When Possible?

By Mo Perry
Eating a wide variety of healthy foods is important for both physical and mental health, says our expert.

Latest Recipes

curried red lentils, veggies and crackers

Curried Red-Lentil Dip

By Robin Asbell
This dip is an homage to dal, a ubiquitous dish in Indian cuisine. The recipe calls for the lentils to be cooked like rice, which keeps them from falling apart and gives the final dish some texture.
dark chocolate yogurt dip and fruit

Dark Chocolate Yogurt Dip

By Robin Asbell
Sliced fruit is the perfect accompaniment to this chocolaty yogurt dip.
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How to Make Your Own Sports Drink

By Sarah Tuff
Avoid unhealthy additives by making your own sports drink. Add some trace-mineral drops for an extra boost.

Latest Podcasts

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Why Water Workouts?

With Rob Glick
Season 5, Episode 4   May 10, 2022

The water provides advantages not available from forms of land exercise, making it a valuable addition to anyone’s fitness regimen — whether you use it as an environment for low-impact movement, recovery, cross-training, or everyday fitness. In this mini episode, Rob Glick shares the benefits that working out in the water can offer, plus different ways you can include it in your routine.

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Pilar Gerasimo

How to Be Healthy in an Unhealthy World

With Pilar Gerasimo
Season 5, Episode 3   May 3, 2022

While many of us have the desire to be healthy, the unfortunate reality is that our culture is not set up to make it easy — and often makes it really hard. That does not mean it’s impossible, just that it requires intentionality. Pilar Gerasimo, health journalist, author, and founding editor of Experience Life, shares why her work is centered around helping people become “healthy deviants,” including tips for breaking against the norms of society so you don’t break yourself.

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Ajay Pant

Why Pickleball?

With Ajay Pant
Season 5, Episode 2   April 26, 2022

Pickleball is the fastest-growing sport in America — but why? Ajay Pant shares the reasons the sport has exploded in popularity and what it is about the game that hooks players of all ages and experience levels once they give it a try.

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Latest Videos

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The Racquet-Sport Workout (Video)

By Experience Life Staff
An off-court routine to improve your range of motion, joint stability, and overall racquet-sport performance.
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Behind the Scenes With Jason Mraz (Video)

By Experience Life Staff
Go behind the scenes at our cover shoot with musician Jason Mraz as he talks about nurturing connections between the earth, food, and good health on his organic farm.
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Pushing Forward and Remaining Resilient: Meet Ryan J.

By Life Time
You might recognize her from her triumphant win over box jumps — but there is so much more to her healthy way of life journey.
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