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How to Improve Your Speed, Strength, and Endurance With Jumping

By Lauren Bedosky
Incorporating jumping into your fitness routine will take your athletic endeavors to the next level — and support your everyday life activities.
Danny King

All About Heart-Rate Training: How to Use it to Maximize Your Fitness Efforts

With Danny King, Master Trainer
Season 5, Episode 10   June 21, 2022

Heart rate can be a powerful tool for building fitness and seeing results from your exercise regimen. Danny King, Master Trainer, shares what to know about heart-rate training, including what it is, how to use it in your workouts, and the ways you can identify the key metrics needed for yourself.

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Becoming an Effective Fat Burner: How to Build Your Aerobic Base

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
The benefits of burning fat efficiently go well beyond aesthetics. Here’s advice for how to do it — and not stress your system.
A member doing battle ropes with the assistance of his Life Time personal trainer.

3 Unexpected Traits of a Great Personal Trainer

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Look for these attributes to find a personal trainer unparalleled in the experience they provide and change they elicit.
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STRONG BODY, STRONG MIND: Coming Into Focus

By Maggie Fazeli Fard
After years of perceived failures, our fitness editor reimagines the purpose of setting goals.
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How to Take a Risk

By Emily Schaldach
Risk is about more than ignoring your fears or your better judgment: Taking intentional, measured risks in your endeavors can help you cultivate courage that serves in other areas of your life.
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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What to Do When Your Streak Challenge Is Over

By Andrew Heffernan
Streak challenges are a powerful way to energize a training routine. Keep the momentum alive with these tips.
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BREAK IT DOWN: The Curtsy Lunge

By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Try this twist on a go-to lower-body move to build glute and leg strength, improve hip stability, and challenge your balance.
Danny King

Why Cold for Recovery?

With Danny King
Season 5, Episode 6   May 24, 2022

Cold plunges, cryotherapy, ice baths, cold application — the use of cold therapy for physical and mental gains has risen to popularity of late. In this mini episode, Danny King shares the benefits of cold therapy and tips for getting started if it’s something you’re looking to add to your regimen.

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3 Moves to Stretch Your Inner Thighs

By Lauren Bedosky
Mobilize your adductors to improve pelvic positioning and protect against inner-knee and lower-back pain.
an instructor helps a man stretch on his back

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.
Three people looking ecstatic as they cross a running race finish line.

3 Tips to Succeed in Your First 5K

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Participating in a running event or race? Consider this expert advice as you begin your training.
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Why Water Workouts?

With Rob Glick
Season 5, Episode 4   May 10, 2022

The water provides advantages not available from forms of land exercise, making it a valuable addition to anyone’s fitness regimen — whether you use it as an environment for low-impact movement, recovery, cross-training, or everyday fitness. In this mini episode, Rob Glick shares the benefits that working out in the water can offer, plus different ways you can include it in your routine.

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Do Compression Garments Work?

By Nicole Radziszewski
Compression garments and devices manipulate your circulatory system to boost performance and recovery. Are they right for you?
An illustration of a woman jogging with a heart logo on her tank top.

3 Unique Ways to Assess Your Heart Health

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
These simple-to-conduct assessments can provide valuable insights into the health of your heart — and guidance for your fitness regimen.
a woman performs the seated twist

BREAK IT DOWN: The Seated Twist

By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Twisting can help stretch muscles of the torso, restore spinal mobility, stimulate circulation, and support digestion.
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Get to Know Your Trainers: Meet Rawlins Apilado

By The Life Time Training Team
Plus, get his favorite shake recipe for refueling and recovering.
Thomson training two individuals doing high jumps.

Your “Press Play” Workout Plan: Introducing the 5/40 Fit Program

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Learn about this coaching-team-led video workout program designed to bring fun, variety, and energy to your routine in a way that also drives results.
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