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Survey Says: It’s Never Too Late in Life to Make Fulfilling Friendships

By Emily Ewen
A recent study shows that adults aged 55 and older are craving more social activity and satisfying relationships — which helps them adopt healthier habits.
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Live Longer by Increasing Your Exercise Efforts

By Craig Cox
Studies indicate that doubling, and even quadrupling, the government recommendations for exercise can significantly reduce your risk of mortality.
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6 Exercises to Help You Get Down on the Floor — and Up Off the Floor – With Ease

By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Have you done a sit-stand test? The ability to get up off the floor with minimal support is a marker of longevity. Practice these moves to improve flexibility, balance, motor coordination, and muscle power.
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Bobby Jessee’s Success Story

By Experience Life Staff
A man shares how a double-bypass surgery at age 54 inspired him to prioritize his fitness — and how he’s reaping the rewards at 91.
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Healthy Aging and Travel: How to Prioritize Your Well-Being on the Go

By Emily Ewen
Tips from an ARORA-certified trainer on maintaining strength, mobility, and endurance to make your long-term travel goals a reality.
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10 Essentials of Aging Well

By Frank Lipman, MD 
Functional-medicine pioneer Frank Lipman, MD, offers simple strategies to improve how we age.
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Can Exercise Help Me Live Longer?

By Craig Cox
Yes, according to lots of recent research. Here are five key stats.
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The 3 Cs of Lifelong Fitness

By Andrew Heffernan
How consistency, curiosity, and compassion can keep your fitness and health on track for a lifetime.
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PUMPING IRONY: Movement and Memory

By Craig Cox
Physical activity has long been shown to improve cognitive function, but a new study suggests we may be able to modify our workouts to boost specific types of memory.
An active, older adult participating in a Pilates class.

5 Pilates Moves to Support Strong Bones

By Callie Fredrickson
Try these Pilates moves designed to strengthen bones and improve function in aging bodies.
Active agers enjoying each others company

Active, Healthy, Social: 5 Benefits of ARORA

By Emily Ewen
A few Life Time members share what they love about the latest programming for active, older adults and how they participate in this growing community.
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PUMPING IRONY: Can Poor Balance Later in Life Increase Your Risk of Death?

By Craig Cox
A new study suggests that poor balance may dramatically raise the risk of death — especially among the elderly. The conclusions, however, are about as rickety as my tree pose.
A father, mother and daughter smiling while bike riding together outside.

Celebrating All the Dads Out There

By Renée Main
And one in particular for the cofounder of Life Time’s ARORA program.
a grandpa and grandson run together

PUMPING IRONY: When Pondering Old Age, Think Positive

By Craig Cox
Cultural messages about the perils of old age often make it tempting to assume the worst about what lies ahead, but a new book argues that an upbeat view of aging can actually lead to a longer, more fulfilling life.
A grandparent and child swimming in the pool together.

8 Ideas for Intergenerational Fun at Life Time

By Callie Fredrickson
Discover some entertaining, healthy ways that grandparents can spend quality time with their grandkids at our athletic country clubs.
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More Than a Water Workout

By Annie Kragness
How one team member’s mom has found her community, her class, her place at Life Time.
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Can Exercise Build Brain “Muscle”?

By Michael Dregni
Yes, according to recent research — and it might also help reduce the neuroinflammation connected with Alzheimer's.
Three people in a yoga class sitting cross-legged with arms at heart center.

An ARORA Transformation

By Renée Main
How a career shift to leading Life Time’s active aging initiative transformed one Life Time executive’s own health and well-being.
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Is Exercise More Important Than Weight Loss For a Longer Life?

By Michael Dregni
When it comes to longevity, regular exercise may be more important than weight loss, according to a recent study.
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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.
A group of mature adults in the pool doing water aerobics.

Which ARORA Class Is Right for You?

By Emily Ewen
Learn more about Life Time’s latest collection of fitness classes designed for healthy aging — and find the one that best fits your goals.
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