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7 Tips to Build Your Gut Health and Enhance Athletic Performance

By Michael Dregni

A healthy gut can enhance athletic performance. Here are three nutritional strategies to boost gut health.

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How Your Gut Microbiome Can Affect Your Athletic Performance

By Michael Dregni

Research is beginning to shed light on the relationship between the gut microbiome and improved athletic performance. Discover how these two seemingly unrelated factors are connected.

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Spring Training: A Time to Go for New Goals

By Emily Ewen

Inspiration for pursuing your spring fitness routine from Life Time Dynamic Personal Trainers.

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Why Fitness Competitions?

With Danny King, Master Trainer
Season 6, Episode 18

The term “fitness competition” often conjures images of bodybuilding events, but it’s much more encompassing than those, including 5Ks and marathons, powerlifting meets, obstacle course races, and more. Danny King, Master Trainer, explains why he thinks everybody — at any fitness or experience level — can benefit from participating in a fitness event.

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Do Pedestrian- and Bike-Friendly Policies Boost a City’s Overall Health?

By Michael Dregni

Yes, according to a recent analysis from Blue Zones.

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Cycling for Change

By Kevin Horner

As an athlete and industry innovator, HED Cycling cofounder Anne Hed is on a mission to make cycling more accessible and welcoming for everyone.

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What Is Gravel Cycling, and How Can I Get Started?

By Marco Dregni

Back roads, dust, beautiful scenery, and bicycling joy: a primer on gravel cycling.

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5 Ways to Train Like an Athlete

By Sarah Tuff

Expert advice on becoming a better athlete through cultivating a better perspective on being a human — and not just a human body.

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The Trials and Tribulations of the Everyday Athlete

By Sarah Tuff

We often push our bodies to their limits — and that’s not always a good thing. Here’s how to balance athletic pursuits with respect for your body, your mind, and your loved ones.

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How Can a Chiropractor Help Me Reach My Fitness Goals?

By Emily Ewen

A LifeClinic practitioner explains the connections between regular, preventative chiropractic care and fitness progress.

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Why Gravel Racing?

With Kristi Mohn and Michelle Duffy
Season 6, Episode 7

Gravel racing has seen an upswing in popularity and participation in recent years —  but why? In this mini episode, Kristi Mohn and Michelle Duffy, who work on the Life Time Athletic Events team, share more about this sport, how it’s different from other types of cycling, and why it’s something more people — from casual riders to professional athletes are taking part in. 

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Healthy Aging and Travel: How to Prioritize Your Well-Being on the Go

By Emily Ewen

Tips from an ARORA-certified trainer on maintaining strength, mobility, and endurance to make your long-term travel goals a reality.

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Pedaling for Meaning: One Athlete’s Pursuit to Bring More Riders to the Trail

By Callie Fredrickson

Professional cyclist Alexey Vermeulen’s latest endeavor bridges the gap between new riders and big cycle events.

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Survey Says: Parents Want More Active Time For — and With — Their Kids

By Life Time Editorial Team

A recent poll shows that nearly four in five parents enjoy catching up with their family while doing a physical activity together, among other findings.

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6 Cross-Training Activities to Try

By Sarah Tuff

Improve your fitness and performance by cross-training outside your go-to activity.

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The Power of a Positive Coach

By Emily Ewen

A Q&A with a Life Time Swim coach and swim-team members on the importance of leadership, building community, and instilling lifelong passion for young athletes.

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6 Cone Drills to Improve Your Pickleball Game

By Sarah Tuff

Staying light on your feet is essential to playing pickleball. Professional pickleball player Catherine Parenteau offers these six cone-drill exercises to help you cover the court.

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When Should I Get My Kids Involved in Sports?

By Emily Ewen

An expert Q&A on the benefits of sports for kids, how to get them started, and how to keep them engaged as they grow.

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How to Improve Your Pickleball Game

By Sarah Tuff

Pickleball requires strength, speed, and agility. Our experts share some tips to improve your game.

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Why GameFace?

With DeVentri Jordan
Season 5, Episode 13

From a young age, sports offer a way to stay active and learn valuable life skills. For some, they become an ambition as they get older. In this mini episode, DeVentri Jordan, founder and national director of GameFace at Life Time, shares the ways this sports-training program helps people grow in athletics, whether they’re just getting introduced to sports or are aiming to compete at a high level.

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CHANGING LIVES: Ali Sorour

By Jill Patton, FMCHC

How choosing fitness helped one man cope with the grief of losing his wife of more than 40 years.

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