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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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3 Moves to Stretch Your Inner Thighs

By Lauren Bedosky
Mobilize your adductors to improve pelvic positioning and protect against inner-knee and lower-back pain.
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The Pool Workout

By Lauren Bedosky
This water workout offers a strength-and-cardio challenge that’s gentle on your joints.
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Is Food Reactivity On the Rise?

By Mo Perry
Yes. The most common allergenic foods are peanuts, milk, shellfish, tree nuts, eggs, finfish, wheat, soy, and sesame.
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8 Food Safety Myths

By Stephanie Soucheray
How cautious do we need to be in the kitchen? Our experts share tips for safe food handling, prep, and storage.
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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.

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

An Honest Talk About Mental Health

With Dr. Mondo
Season 5, Episode 5   May 17, 2022

Anxiety, depression, limited self-beliefs, perpetual feeling states — we all experience mental-health struggles, and what we often don’t realize is the effect they can have on every area of our health and wellness. Dr. Mondo joins us for an honest talk about mental well-being, including the role trauma plays and the power that comes from healing.

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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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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.
Jason Mraz on Experience Life magazine

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.
A collage of three photos of Life Time team member Ryan J.

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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