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Is It Better to Do Yoga or Pilates?

By Sarah Tuff

The two practices have key differences and can also be complementary. Learn more.

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5 Healthy-Aging Benefits of Barre

By Emily Ewen

The creator of ARORA Barre on the advantages of this exercise format for active older adults.

Participants lifting dumbbell weights in a group fitness class.

The Ultimate Guide to Life Time Classes

By Emily Ewen

A complete look at the studio, yoga, and cycle class offerings in our athletic country clubs — and tips for finding the right fits for you.

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Everything to Know About Pilates at Life Time

By Emily Ewen

A Pilates expert explains the basics of this practice and how to work it into your routine.

a barre workout for strong arms

Barre Arms: Sculpt Your Upper Body With These 6 Exercises

By Maggie Fazeli Fard

Harness these dance-inspired, low-impact barre-arm exercises to build upper-body strength and endurance.

An active, older adult participating in a Pilates class.

5 Pilates Moves to Support Strong Bones

By Callie Fredrickson

Try these Pilates moves designed to strengthen bones and improve function in aging bodies.

An active, older woman in a Pilates class on a Pilates reformer at Life Time.

Becoming a Pilates Believer

By Renée Main

The change the cofounder of Life Time’s ARORA program experienced after adding Pilates to her fitness regimen.

Jeimy Bueno Prisby

Why Dance?

With Jeimy Bueno Prisby
Season 5, Episode 15

Dance is more than a physically beneficial form of fitness: It evokes happiness, mental relief, and social connection. In this mini episode, Jeimy Bueno Prisby explains why you don’t need to be a “dancer” to enjoy the advantages of moving your body.

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Coach Jasmine and two other 540 Fit instructors doing moves from a barre class.

A Barre Fusion Fun Workout

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT

Try this sample workout from the Life Time 5/40 Fit program to elevate your heart rate and the fun in your fitness regimen. Plus, get tips for workout routine success from the 5/40 Fit coaches.

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The Do-Anywhere Barre Workout

By Lauren Bedosky

This low-impact, body-weight workout builds stability and flexibility from head to toe.

a woman holds a lunge position

The Do-Anywhere Barre Workout (Video)

By Experience Life Staff

Learn the moves for this low-impact, body-weight workout.

A man using Pilates equipment.

Why More Men Could Benefit From Pilates

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT

From supporting athleticism and recovery to increasing mobility and strength, there’s no question the advantages of incorporating Pilates into your fitness regimen.

Kathryn Coyle

Why Pilates?

With Kathryn Coyle
Season 4, Episode 10

Pilates is a system of exercise designed to train the entire body— from the core out — and it can offer benefits to nearly everyone, regardless of fitness ability or level. In this mini episode, Pilates expert Kathryn Coyle explains the far-reaching advantages of Pilates and offers tips for getting started.

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A coach leading two participants in an Alpha class.

5 Reasons Why Training in a Group Can Get You Better Results

By Lindsay Ogden, CPT

No matter what your personal goals are.

a woman hold the hollow hold

5 Pilates Moves for a Strong Foundation

By Andrew Heffernan

These five moves could be the key to more speed, endurance, and resilience on the bike, in the water, and on the road.

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