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A side-by-side image of a woman — in one image she's drinking water, in the other she's working out at the club.
By The Life Time Training Team
Time and time again, our coaches see these five elements as being key to those seeking a weight-loss transformation.
An illustration of a runner crossing a finish line.
By Anika Christ, RD, CPT
Four reasons to work finish lines consistently into your health and fitness approach.
a man uses a rowing machine
By Michael Dregni and Maggie Fazeli Fard
Moving your body can help you sharpen your focus, improve your mood, and more.
a group of people jogging barefoot on a beach
By Michael Dregni and Maggie Fazeli Fard
The benefits of physical activity can be felt in every part of the body, making you stronger, smarter, healthier, happier, and even more gorgeous.
Illustration of a woman on a treadmill with a backpack on.
By Lindsey Frey Palmquist
Get trail-ready with advice and exercises from our expert trainers to prepare you for hiking, backpacking, paddling, or portaging activities.
An illustration of a man running away from different foods, including a banana, broccoli, strawberry, and spinach.
By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Looking for transformational results? Learn why nutrition, exercise, and lifestyle all play a pivotal and connected role.
Cliff Edberg

Fueling for workouts can be tricky: How we do it depends on a lot of individual factors, and it can take time to learn what does or does not work for us. Cliff Edberg, RD, Master Trainer at Life Time, breaks down what we need to know about pre- and post-workout nutrition, and offers general guidelines we can start with to then hone in on what’s best for us.

a woman stretches in her living room
By Michael Dregni
Morning movement can increase cognitive skills, according to a recent study.
various people running
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
This beginner-friendly plan can help you become a 5K runner in just 90 days.
a person looks at their fitness monitor
By Craig Cox
Interval training improves the transfer of calcium in the heart's cell membranes, according to a recent study.
A person in workout gear sitting while grasping their knee in pain.
By The Life Time Training Team
Plus, ways to address common lifestyle factors that can contribute to knee discomfort.
series of a man performing a box jump
By Sarah Tuff
The box jump is a fundamental move that can help test, assess, and improve your power.
woman holding plank
By Sarah Tuff
The pushup is a fundamental move that can help test, assess, and improve your muscular endurance.
a man stretches his tricep while at his desk
By Andrew Heffernan
Summer leave you a little banged up? This 15-minute recovery workout, based on moves from the Egoscue Method, will have you standing tall and moving easy.
a woman performs an overhead squat
By Sarah Tuff
The overhead squat is a fundamental move that can help test, assess, and improve your mobility.
a woman performs a kneeling backbend
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Learn how to move safely into this front-body stretch.
a woman sits on the floor and stretches her hamstring
By The Life Time Training Team
Learn the common sources of stiffness as well as techniques to increase your flexibility — and the benefits you may reap from doing so.
A Life Time fitness professional speaking with four members in workout wear.
By Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Three traits to look for when choosing someone to help with your fitness efforts.
a woman holds a plank position in her home
By Sarah Tuff
Test your fitness — and improve it — with these targeted, repeatable tasks.
Ebenezer Samuel

Fundamental muscle and strength is something we all need. Ebenezer Samuel, CSCS, fitness director of Men’s Health, joins us to delve into the science of strength, including what it does for our physical health and other aspects of our well-being. He shares how to make strength training more accessible and create a quality workout plan, regardless of our fitness level or experience with this type of training.

a woman holds hand above head in prayer
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Our fitness editor talks about the fine line between working hard and working against yourself.
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