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The Murph Challenge

By Maggie Fazeli Fard
This challenging workout — 100 pull-ups, 200 pushups, and 300 squats bookended by one-mile runs — is more popular than ever. World-record holder Alec Blenis talks about how to tailor it to your unique skill level.
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Beyond the End Zone: Larry Fitzgerald

By Experience Life Staff
NFL legend and philanthropist Larry Fitzgerald talks about navigating and balancing his priorities off the field.
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A Guide to Eating Well When You’re Away From Home

By Katie Knafla, RD, LD
Whether you’re on-the-go or out of town, use these dietitian tips to make healthier food choices.
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How to Use Tea-Tree Oil

By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
This antiseptic and antifungal essential oil has several applications. Discover a few ideas for your home and body.

Latest Stories

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How Can I Protect My Hair From Chlorine Damage?

By Jolene Turner
Pro tips for enjoying summertime dips without harmful effects on your hair.
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13 Global Condiments to Use

By Camille Berry
Explore an array of international condiments and sauces — and get ideas for experimenting with them in your next meal.
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Coping With Ambiguous Loss

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC
How do we find closure when we're not even sure the door has closed?
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What to Do When Your Streak Challenge Is Over

By Andrew Heffernan
Streak challenges are a powerful way to energize a training routine. Keep the momentum alive with these tips.
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BREAK IT DOWN: The Curtsy Lunge

By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Try this twist on a go-to lower-body move to build glute and leg strength, improve hip stability, and challenge your balance.
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Expert Picks for Plant-Based Proteins

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
A Life Time dietitian shares her top choices for plant-based protein food sources — and considerations to keep in mind if you’re using them to hit your daily protein targets.
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A New Look at Chronic Lyme

By Pamela Weintraub
Many physicians who treat tick-borne diseases now combine conventional medicine with gentler integrative strategies — and more long-term patients are getting well.

Latest Recipes

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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.
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Cilantro-Coconut Chutney

By Robin Asbell
The coconut milk in this chutney lends it a rich creaminess, and the ginger and jalapeño give it some punch.
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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.

Latest Podcasts

Danny King

Why Cold for Recovery?

With Danny King
Season 5, Episode 6   May 24, 2022

Cold plunges, cryotherapy, ice baths, cold application — the use of cold therapy for physical and mental gains has risen to popularity of late. In this mini episode, Danny King shares the benefits of cold therapy and tips for getting started if it’s something you’re looking to add to your regimen.

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Dr. Mondo

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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Latest Videos

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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.
NFL star Larry Fitzgerald with a group of people during humanitarian efforts

Behind the Scenes With Larry Fitzgerald (Video)

By Experience Life Staff
Go behind the scenes at our cover shoot with NFL legend Larry Fitzgerald as he talks about intentionality and life after football.
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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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