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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.
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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Juliet and Elena Porras and their Life Time trainer.

Strength Times Two

By Jill Patton, FMCHC
One woman's search for strength leads to her daughter's personal power, too.
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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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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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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.
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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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Uncovering the Mystery of Chronic Pain

By Craig Cox
Nervous-system cells, called glia, may play a role in the chronic pain that affects more than 1 billion people around the globe.
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Cliff Edberg’s Success Story

By Cliff Edberg, RD, CPT
Overweight and bullied as a child, this former bodybuilder overcame multiple challenges and is now helping others.
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Do Compression Garments Work?

By Nicole Radziszewski
Compression garments and devices manipulate your circulatory system to boost performance and recovery. Are they right for you?
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3 Unique Ways to Assess Your Heart Health

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
These simple-to-conduct assessments can provide valuable insights into the health of your heart — and guidance for your fitness regimen.
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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BREAK IT DOWN: The Seated Twist

By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Twisting can help stretch muscles of the torso, restore spinal mobility, stimulate circulation, and support digestion.
Coach Rawlins

Get to Know Your Trainers: Meet Rawlins Apilado

By The Life Time Training Team
Plus, get his favorite shake recipe for refueling and recovering.
Coach Jasmine and two other 540 Fit instructors doing moves from a barre class.

A Barre Fusion Fun Workout

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Try this sample workout from the Life Time 5/40 Fit program to elevate your heart rate and the fun in your fitness regimen. Plus, get tips for workout routine success from the 5/40 Fit coaches.
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Your “Press Play” Workout Plan: Introducing the 5/40 Fit Program

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Learn about this coaching-team-led video workout program designed to bring fun, variety, and energy to your routine in a way that also drives results.
The Draney family and their personal trainers at Life Time.

A Whole-Family Health Transformation: Meet the Draney’s

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
What started with a dad looking to address an injury has led to his wife and two kids also joining in on a journey to become their healthiest, happiest selves together.
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6 Night-Hiking Tips

By Sarah Tuff
Hiking after dark heightens the senses in wonderful ways. Learn about the thrills and the chills — plus the skills you need to undertake this adventure.
Paul Kriegler

Everyday Habits for Building Immunity

With Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Season 5, Episode 1   April 19, 2022

The topic of immunity has gotten a lot of attention because of the pandemic, yet our immune systems always need support so we’re healthy and strong at the metabolic level and prepared to fight off germs, bacteria, and other potentially compromising invaders. Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT, shares the lifestyle habits within our control that can build our immunity, including primary factors to be aware of and what might provide us with the greatest resilience.

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