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3 Tips for Dynamic Sitting

By Kelly Starrett, DPT, and Juliet Starrett

Whether you sit all the time or rotate between sitting and standing, these are three ways to keep moving.

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4 Mantras for Moving With More Gratitude

By Emily Ewen

How fitness classes — and exercise in general — can help you experience more thankfulness. Plus, classes to try to help foster this feeling.

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Why Active Metabolic Assessment?

With Anika Christ, CPT, RD
Season 7, Episode 14

The Active Metabolic Assessment, often referred to as an AMA, is a test that assesses your current fitness status and provides data that can inform your fitness program and make your workouts more efficient. Anika Christ, CPT, RD, explains what the AMA is, the data you get from it, why that information is important, and how to use it to tailor your exercise regimen.

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Can Ashwagandha Boost VO2 Max?

By Marco Dregni

This adaptogenic herb has been used for ages in Ayurvedic medicine to aid health and immunity. Now, exercise scientists believe it may also enhance aerobic performance.

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How to Use Unstable-Surface Tools (USTs) for Balance Training

By Sarah Tuff

Tools like wobble boards, Power Plates, and BOSU balls can help prevent injury and improve stability.

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How Do I Rest — Really? Understanding the 7 Types of Rest

With Barbara Powell, MA, NBC-HWC
Season 7, Episode 13

Rest is essential to our health and wellness, yet it often gets pushed to the side in favor of other things that require our time and attention. Importantly, it’s not just physical rest we need: There are six other types that contribute to our overall well-being.

In this episode, Barbara Powell, MA, NBC-HWC, joins us to first explain the signs and symptoms of under-rest to watch for. She then delves into the seven versions of rest we need, and for each, the micro, macro, and habitual ways we can get more rest so we can perform better and live life more fully.

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5 Pickleball Shots to Master

By Callie Fredrickson

A pickleball pro demonstrates how to perform select shots that can improve your game.

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So, You Finished a Fitness Challenge — What’s Next?

By Emily Ewen

A Dynamic Personal Trainer offers tips on how to stay motivated and maintain your healthy-living habits for the long haul.

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How to Do the Reverse Burpee

By Maggie Fazeli Fard

This playful variation on a classic exercise delivers similar strength and cardio benefits — minus the pushup.

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5 Stretches to Help Your Pickleball Game

By Emily Ewen

A Dynamic Stretch Specialist on the importance of prioritizing your flexibility and mobility to reduce the risk of pickleball injuries.

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The Simple Kettlebell Complex

By Andrew Heffernan

Work your entire body with this fast, fun routine.

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The Challenges of Self-Diagnosing Hypermobility

By Mo Perry

It may be tempting to self-diagnose a condition, but it’s best to find an experienced clinician. Here’s why.

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What’s Your Signature Group Training Class Personality?

By Emily Ewen

A guide to help you find the signature group training program that matches your needs, goals, interests, and workout style.

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Choose Your Race: A Guide to Life Time’s 2024 Athletic Events

By Callie Fredrickson

Get a sneak peek at the premiere lineup of athletic events in the coming year — and decide which one you’re ready to take on.

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Expert Answers: How Do I Know if I’m Getting Enough Rest Between Workouts?

By Emily Ewen

A Dynamic Personal Trainer chimes in on the importance of rest and how to fit it into your exercise routine.

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Why Treating Hypermobility Is Important to Your Overall Health

By Mo Perry

Hypermobility can lead to a host of health conditions and chronic pain. Here are some things to know and some treatment approaches to consider.

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Ask the Trainers: Your Fitness Questions, Answered

With Makoto Matsuo, CPT & Sarah Pope, CPT
Season 7, Episode 8

What’s the right exercise routine for me? How often should I be working out? How can I make progress when I’m starved for time? Life Time trainers Makoto Matsuo, CPT, and Sarah Pope, CPT, join us to answer a few of the most common fitness questions they hear from members.

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Life Time in the News: “New Hope Gym Helps 71-Year-Old Set Weightlifting Records”

By Life Time Editorial Team

How one Life Time member’s training efforts are helping her increase her strength to a competitive level.

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Up Your Pickleball Game: 5 Classes to Add to Your Fitness Routine

By Callie Fredrickson

Try one or more of these Life Time classes to strengthen your body’s on-court abilities.

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The Teen Training Guide to Strength Training, Cardio, and Mobility

By Nicole Radziszewski

A go-to resource to help teens build a workout routine that is flexible, safe, and sustainable.

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What Is Junior Pickleball Programming at Life Time?

By Callie Fredrickson

A Q&A about this exciting new offering for youth pickleball players.

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