Skip to content
Join Life Time

LATEST STORIES

Trainer and client using the InBody scale at Life Time

What Is Body Composition — and How Do I Measure It?

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT

Why tracking this metric can give you better information for reaching your health goals.

A fit, shirtless male in a stretch position.

What Are the Benefits of Supplementing With Amino Acids?

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT

A Life Time dietitian and trainer highlights the purpose of using an amino-acid supplement for workout recovery.

meal prepped meals

3 Meal-Prep Styles to Suit Every Personality

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT

Life Time dietitians share three approaches to meal planning that can set you up to eat healthily most of the time.

person jumping over a gap

What Supplements Can Help Increase My Energy?

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT

Top picks from a Life Time dietitian and trainer.

supplement powder on the counter top

What Supplements Can Support My Body-Composition Goals?

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT

Recommendations from a Life Time dietitian and trainer.

man and woman looking at a tablet

A Look at the Stress Reaction and Heart Health Lab Panel

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT

What blood markers are tested and why knowing them can positively impact your health plan and trajectory.

coach kemma flexing her arm

Everything You Need to Know About Bodyweight Strength with Coach Kemma

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT

Learn about this do-anywhere training plan designed to kick-start your love of fitness.

Food being prepared

1-2-12: The Nutrition System to Sustain You for Life

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT

Learn about this dietitian-developed, step-by-step system designed to make healthy eating easy and practical for the long-term.

Coach Anika doing a bodyweight squat.

20 Days of Express Workouts: Introducing the Holiday Hustle

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT

Learn about this new digital program designed to help you maintain healthy fitness and nutrition habits despite the obstacles of the holiday season. It begins December 5.

protein shake on counter

3 Ways to Use Our Sea Salt Caramel Protein Powder

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT

Shakes and protein balls that offer satiation with an indulgent taste.

A person sticking their hand into a bowl of candy while working at a desk.

Is Life Time’s 10-Day Sugar Fix Program Right For You?

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT

Everything to know about this digital program designed to curb sugar cravings.

A Dynamic Personal Trainer working with a client on a strength move involving a kettlebell.

Why Strength Training Can Be One of the Fastest Ways to Get Results

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT

Five benefits of this type of exercise effort.

Trainer assisting member lifting weights

6 Trainer Secrets for Making Meaningful Fitness Progress in 60 Days

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT

Six Life Time trainers share how they’ve coached their clients to see positive health results in the span of a 60-day program.

Woman checking her heart rate on apple watch

Do You Need a Heart-Rate Monitor?

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT

Are these devices really worth it? A Life Time trainer shares the influence they can have on your training regimen and outcomes.

Three individuals riding bikes outside.

How to Increase Your VO2 Score

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT

And why it’s a marker for you to care about.

A Life Time team member working with a member who's using the InBody scale in the club.

5 Markers For Every Health-Conscious Person to Know

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT

Regularly testing for and tracking these markers can provide invaluable insights to the course of your health journey.

A spread of meals, including a shake, cuban bowl, and zucchini pad thai.

3 Habits Life Time Dietitians Do on the Regular

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT

Strategies that help set them up for daily nutritional success.

Two people next to each other on treadmills in a Life Time health club.

Becoming an Effective Fat Burner: How to Build Your Aerobic Base

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT

The benefits of burning fat efficiently go well beyond aesthetics. Here’s advice for how to do it — and not stress your system.

A member doing battle ropes with the assistance of his Life Time personal trainer.

3 Unexpected Traits of a Great Personal Trainer

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT

Look for these attributes to find a personal trainer unparalleled in the experience they provide and change they elicit.

Images of uncooked beans and lentils on a spoon.

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.

Three people looking ecstatic as they cross a running race finish line.

3 Tips to Succeed in Your First 5K

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT

Participating in a running event or race? Consider this expert advice as you begin your training.

Back To Top