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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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?
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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.
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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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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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6 Night-Hiking Tips

By Sarah Tuff
Hiking after dark heightens the senses in wonderful ways. Learn about the thrills and the chills — plus the skills you need to undertake this adventure.
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Everyday Habits for Building Immunity

With Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Season 5, Episode 1   April 19, 2022

The topic of immunity has gotten a lot of attention because of the pandemic, yet our immune systems always need support so we’re healthy and strong at the metabolic level and prepared to fight off germs, bacteria, and other potentially compromising invaders. Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT, shares the lifestyle habits within our control that can build our immunity, including primary factors to be aware of and what might provide us with the greatest resilience.

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A Simple Secret to Running Better

By Michael Dregni
Turns out distraction might be one of the keys to a better running performance, according to a recent study.
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Can Bicycles Help Create a Better World?

By Michael Dregni
We often think of cycling in terms of personal health, but it has many social, economic, and environmental impacts.
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STRONG BODY, STRONG MIND: To Step or to Jump?

By Maggie Fazeli Fard
What yoga has taught our fitness editor about the importance of transitions.
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