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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.
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.
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.
hands rest on a ladder leading to a chiseled out section of frozen water
By Heidi Wachter
Cold exposure and conditioning may offer a range of health benefits, from mood stabilization to metabolic improvements.
A woman doing a modified pushup at home.
By Lindsay Ogden, CPT
Step-by-step guidance for ways to build up your ability to do the movements or add challenge once you’ve mastered the originals.
a person looks as their fitness watch
By Lauren Bedosky
Wearable fitness devices collect a lot of information. Learn how to make the most of yours.
Performers Jeimy Bueno Prisby, Joshua Neal, and Yolanda A.
By Molly Schelper
Plus, learn to move like these performers with their signature moves.
a woman running with the bright sun shining in the background
By Michael Dregni
Could endocannabinoids —not endorphins — be the answer?
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