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Strength, Mobility, Balance: Introducing ARORA Fit

By Emily Ewen

A Q&A with the creators of the new signature group training format that’s designed for active older adults.

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Stress Less With ARORA Fitness

By Emily Ewen

However you prefer to unwind or destress, there’s an ARORA class for you.

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The Powerful Health Benefits of Walking

By Nicole Radziszewski

Going for a walk — though often underrated and underappreciated — is one of the most powerful things you can do for your health. Here’s why.

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5 Moves You’ll See in ARORA Tai Chi

By Emily Ewen

Learn about the benefits of this practice — and a few of the moves you’ll do in class.

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4 Fitness Markers to Evaluate Your Health

By Maggie Fazeli Fard

Are you aging well? Try out these four fitness tests that have been linked to a reduced mortality risk.

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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.

Frank Lipman

10 Rules for Aging Well

With Frank Lipman, MD
Season 5, Episode 17

Every second of every day, all of us are aging, and yet we often wait to address — or altogether avoid — age-related concerns about our health until we reach a certain point in our years or our capabilities begin to diminish. Frank Lipman, MD, shares 10 essential factors he’s outlined for aging well, emphasizing that it’s never too late — or too early — to start embracing them, and that it’s not as difficult as you might think.

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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.

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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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