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A man using Pilates equipment.
By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
From supporting athleticism and recovery to increasing mobility and strength, there's no question the advantages of incorporating Pilates into your fitness regimen.
Three people lifting dumbbells while in a squat during a group fitness class.
By Molly Schelper
Seven studio, cycle, and yoga performers share the pre-class routines that get them ready to bring the energy and deliver a sweat when the livestream starts.
a massage therapist places her hands on a client's stomach
By Mo Perry
Massage can lower cortisol levels and enhance dopamine, serotonin, and oxytocin, all of which helps with pain relief.
Individuals working out in a group training class setting, using medicine balls and dumbbells.
By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Which one is right for you depends on your fitness aspirations.
a woman stretches using a large stability ball
By Craig Cox
A recent study explores the reciprocal relationship between exercise and purpose.
a woman with gray hair holds warrior 2 in her living room
By Michael Dregni
The keys to working out as we get older? Build slowly, allow enough time for recovery, and be kind to yourself.
hot and cold faucets in a tub
By Nicole Radziszewski
These three temperature-based therapies offer postworkout recovery support.
Three women working out together in a health club, lying on their backs using dumbbells.
By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Why an expertly-designed exercise program can be better than workouts alone for those going after fitness goals.
hot stones are placed on a person's back
By Mo Perry
From acupressure to myofascial release to trigger-point therapy, here are various forms of massage — and what they are good for.
a man sits by a mountain lake meditating
By Michael Dregni
Here are six ways to get over the mental barriers to working out.
Kathryn Coyle

Pilates is a system of exercise designed to train the entire body— from the core out — and it can offer benefits to nearly everyone, regardless of fitness ability or level. In this mini episode, Pilates expert Kathryn Coyle explains the far-reaching advantages of Pilates and offers tips for getting started.

Tommy Blake standing in front of a pool at Life Time.
By Callie Fredrickson
Longtime member and veteran Tommy Blake competed in his first-ever swim meet at 81 — and surprised himself with his ability.
a composite of Larry Pravblek at Life Time and with his family
By Larry Prablek
After a frightening bout with COVID-19, an ER doctor recommits to his fitness routine.
a senior couple rides their park along on park trail
By Michael Dregni
One of our greatest misconceptions is that we reach peak fitness when we're young, and then it’s all downhill. Here are fitness tips for life — no matter your age.
a woman shows the various positions of the upright row
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Perform this popular move with dumbbells to build your rear delts without hurting your shoulders.
A woman stretching on a yoga mat while looking at her phone at home.
By Callie Fredrickson
Meet five female Life Time members who have found their fitness stride by training from a distance.
Coach Lo helping a woman exercise using a resistance band.
By Lindsay Ogden, CPT
Try this sample workout from the Holiday Hustle program meant to work your entire body and test your endurance.
Various people in military uniform doing yoga
By Jill Patton
The founder of the Veterans Yoga Project shares how past and present military members are benefiting with self-regulating tools like yoga and meditation.
An image of Lindsay Ogden smiling on the left, with an image of Lindsay Ogden coaching someone through an exercise on the right.
By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Learn about this new 30-day digital program designed to help you maintain healthy fitness and nutrition habits despite the obstacles of the holiday season.
a woman uses a Theragun on her leg
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Our fitness editor shares her favorite at-home tools for postworkout relief.
Two women laughing while playing tennis together.
By Molly Schelper
It can be a challenge to form friendships as an adult. Here are a few ideas for meeting and connecting with others who are also pursuing health goals.
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