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Samantha McKinney and Lindsay Ogden

What do I do if I’m not seeing results? How often do I need to exercise? How many calories should I be eating? Life Time coaches Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT, and Lindsay Ogden, CPT, join us to answer the most common health and fitness questions they hear from our members — including these ones and more.

a woman lies in savasana
By Heidi Wachter
This breathing technique from Wim Hof can help with cold conditioning.
a woman performs a barbell back squat
By Sarah Tuff
Personalize your strength routine with these variations on one of your favorite lower-body moves.
Four virtual training coaches: Zack Wilkinson, Anna Taylor, Tish Cangelosi and Eden Bobo.
By Callie Fredrickson
These coaches have designed programs to push and encourage members — wherever they’re located — to make meaningful progress as they pursue their fitness goals.
A man playing pickleball.
By Nancy Brenden
This social, all-levels-friendly game is the fastest-growing sport in the country. Here’s what to know if you want to join in.
a woman performs a bench press
By Sarah Tuff
Personalize your strength routine with these variations on one of your favorite lifts.
a person pairs their fitness watch with their phone
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Our fitness editor shares how she listens to her body instead of obsessing over device-driven goals.
Danny King

The better and faster you can recover, the more progress you can ultimately make with your fitness — and the healthier you’ll move and feel. In this mini episode, Danny King, Master Trainer at Life Time, explains the difference between system and muscle recovery, and the ways we can optimize our efforts for each.

a woman performs an overhead press with a barbell
By Sarah Tuff
Personalize your strength routine with these variations on one of your favorite upper-body lifts.
a man performs a barbell deadlift
By Sarah Tuff
Personalize your strength routine with these variations on one of your favorite lower-body lifts.
Samantha McKinney

Thyroid issues are prevalent: An estimated one in seven people are affected, with even more suffering from an imbalance — and many not even aware that their thyroid is behind their symptoms. Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT, shares the signals our thyroid might be sending us, the tests to ask for, and the lifestyle habits we can implement in our daily lives to nourish and support our thyroids.

a man does a push up in his living room
By Molly Tynjala
A regular fitness routine may help protect those diagnosed with COVID against hospitalization and even death.
A man and a woman talking while in a health club setting.
By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
We all experience bumps in the road when going after health goals. Here’s how to make sure it remains a bump and not a derailment.
Two adults playing pickleball.
By Emily Ewen
The benefits of playing sports are as true for adults as for kids. Explore the perks, and get tips for finding the game that’s right for you.
Five bubbles showing Cassandra and Maral doing partner workout exercises.
By Molly Schelper
Find a pal and work through this full-body strength circuit together.
feet on a yoga mat with a kettlebell sitting next to it
By Sarah Tuff
There's no need to muscle through the same old weight workouts. Personalize your strength routine with these variations on your favorite lifts.
A woman looking at a workout video on a phone screen while at home.
By Emily Ewen
Personal trainers offer tips for integrating both onsite and virtual fitness programming to create a routine that works for you.
a man holds the various positions of stepping left, stepping right ab exercise
By Andrew Heffernan
Tired of crunches? These six dynamic moves can build a strong, functional core.
a woman laughs while lying on her yoga mat
By Nicole Radziszewski
Skipping warm-ups, not having a plan, and other common workout blunders.
a woman performs a jumping jack
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Finesse your form on this classic calisthenic move to amp up its cardio benefits.
a man performs the triangle
By Andrew Heffernan
Rotate your spine safely — and reduce back tension — with these four stretches.
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