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Expert Answers: How Long Should I Stay in the Sauna?

By Emily Ewen

Guidelines to keep both seasoned users and those who are new to saunas safe.

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Supplements to Support Your Efforts in Your Favorite Fitness Classes

By Emily Ewen

Pairing these expert-recommended supplements with your go-to Life Time workout class can aid your body’s recovery.

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Can Chiropractic Care Help With Exercise Recovery?

By Emily Ewen

A licensed LifeClinic chiropractor explains the role of this type of treatment in the recovery process.

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Expert Q&A: How Cupping Can Alleviate Tension and Pain

By Jolene Turner

Two massage therapists outline the benefits of this ancient therapeutic technique.

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The Problem With Using the RICE Protocol to Treat a Soft Tissue Injury

By Nicole Radziszewski

Some think the RICE protocol — rest, ice, compression, and elevation — is an outdated way to handle injuries. Here’s how to use a little PEACE and LOVE for recovery.

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Go-To Recovery Methods for Pickleball Players

By Callie Fredrickson

A pickleball pro shares guidance for supporting your body and maintaining its readiness to hit the court.

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5 Stretches to Promote Recovery and Stress Relief

By Chris Alfaro, CPT

A stretch specialist demonstrates a few moves that can relieve muscle tension and counter stress.

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Just Keep Moving: 5 Tips for Easing Back Into Fitness After Surgery

By Emily Ewen

An ARORA-certified Dynamic Personal Trainer offers recommendations for safely returning to exercise.

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Dynamic Duo: 3 Stretches to Do With a Partner

By Emily Ewen

A stretch specialist outlines the benefits of assisted stretching and demonstrates three options you can try with a partner.

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How Do I Use Amino Acids?

By Laura Hamann, RDN, LDN

Guidance for supplementing for workout recovery.

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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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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.

A fit, shirtless male in a stretch position.

What Are the Benefits of Supplementing With Amino Acids?

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT

A Life Time dietitian and trainer highlights the purpose of using an amino-acid supplement for workout recovery.

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Why Dynamic Stretch?

With Danny King, Master Trainer
Season 7, Episode 4

Dynamic Stretch is Life Time’s unique approach to one-on-one, assisted-stretch sessions — but what does this protocol actually entail? And how is working with a stretch specialist different than stretching on your own? Danny King, Master Trainer, explains Dynamic Stretch and the support it delivers for improved function, mobility, and performance.

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What Is Dynamic Stretch?

By Emily Ewen

How an assisted-stretch session at Life Time can help you feel better and reach your fitness goals.

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30 Minutes at Life Time

By Emily Ewen

Ideas for making the most of your time at the club when you only have 30 minutes to spare.

Expert Answers: What’s the Difference Between Active and Passive Recovery?

Expert Answers: What’s the Difference Between Active and Passive Recovery?

By Emily Ewen

A Dynamic Personal Trainer explains these recovery types — and why both are important for optimal fitness.

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How Much Protein Do I Need?

With Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Season 6, Episode 5

If you ask any of the Life Time dietitians — including this episode’s guest, Paul Krieger, RD, CPT — they’ll note that one of the most important things you can do for your nutrition is make sure you’re consuming enough quality protein. Kriegler explains why this macronutrient is so critical for health, and he shares how much protein you need, what animal and plant sources are the best, and ways to support your body in properly digesting and absorbing it.

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How to Do Happy Baby Pose

By Maggie Fazeli Fard

Open your hips, stretch your inner thighs, and relax with this restorative yoga pose.

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How to Break Free From the ‘Laziness Lie’

By Katie Dohman

Psychologist Devon Price deconstructs the myth that we’d all be better off if we were a little less idle.

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What Is a Functional Neurological Disorder?

By Mo Perry

Hybrid disorders of the brain, mind, and body once confounded physicians and researchers. Today experts are beginning to uncover the conditions’ complexities — and how to treat them.

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