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5 Techniques for Managing Stress in the Moment

By Brie Vortherms, MA, LMFT
Try these quick exercises for immediate support during stressful times.
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What Are the Risk Factors and Triggers for Functional Neurological Disorders?

By Mo Perry
It turns out there are a variety of different triggers, say experts.
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PUMPING IRONY: Forever Young?

By Craig Cox
The latest revelations from a leader in the antiaging industry promise a treatment that could dial back the years, perhaps extending our lifespans indefinitely. But is the goal a longer life or something even more elusive?
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3 Life Time Coaches Give Their Top Tips for Healthy Transformation

By Lindsey Frey Palmquist
Consider these simple tips from our experts to help you make progress toward your health goals.
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How Much Protein Do I Need?

With Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Season 6, Episode 5   January 24, 2023

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 Relieve a Stiff Neck

By Dr. Reza Alizadeh
Simple strategies for addressing and preventing discomfort in your neck.
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PUMPING IRONY: A Parley With Parkinson’s

By Craig Cox
While I only occasionally wonder whether Parkinson’s awaits me somewhere down the road, recent research provides some calming evidence that lifestyle changes may help keep the disease at bay.
Life Time 60day trainer Brian McKinney

Reassessing New Year’s Resolutions

By Emily Ewen
Top Life Time 60day trainers share their thoughts on New Year’s resolutions — and offer tips for sticking to your healthy-living goals all year long.
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Survey Says: Building Muscle Is a Top Fitness Focus for 2023

By Emily Ewen
A recent survey reveals that building muscle topped weight loss for the most popular fitness goal in 2023.
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Live Longer by Increasing Your Exercise Efforts

By Craig Cox
Studies indicate that doubling, and even quadrupling, the government recommendations for exercise can significantly reduce your risk of mortality.
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PUMPING IRONY: Operating Principles

By Craig Cox
U.S. seniors undergo about a million major surgeries every year, often without fully considering the risks. The consequences can be deadly.
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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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How to Detox With Whole Foods

With Anika Christ, RD, CPT
Season 6, Episode 3   January 10, 2023

“Detox” is a long-debated topic: Some associate it with deprivation, while others think the practice is not necessary because of our body’s natural detoxification systems. Anika Christ, RD, joins us to clear up the confusion, and explains how to detox your body with a whole-foods approach that feels far from depriving — and that can support nearly everyone in feeling and functioning better.

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Expert Advice: How Can I Cut Back on Alcohol?

By Molly Schelper
Whether for dry January or at any other time of the year.
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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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7 Healthy-Living Experts Share Their Go-To Daily Habits

By Emily Ewen
Looking to make a healthy habit change? Take inspiration from Life Time experts and their daily non-negotiables.
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A Fresh Slate

By Jamie Martin
Editor in chief Jamie Martin shares what has inspired the stories in Experience Life through the years and introduces you to our exciting new magazine sections.
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PUMPING IRONY: Just Business as Usual

By Craig Cox
An 18-month congressional investigation turned up plenty of dirt on the FDA’s dealings with Biogen during the agency’s controversial approval of the company’s Alzheimer’s drug, but its recommendations suggest the status quo will likely remain unchanged.
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What Is Self-Care, Really?

With Brie Vortherms, MA, LMFT, and Barbara Powell, MA
Season 6, Episode 2   January 3, 2023

“Self-care” is a term that gets tossed around a lot, but what is self-care, really? In this episode, Brie Vortherms, MA, LMFT, and Barbara Powell, MA, of Life Time Mind talk about it in a way that may be new to you — and explain why they think it should be rebranded as “performance recovery.” They share the 12 types of self-care and three categories of ways to integrate it into our lives so we can better support our health and well-being.

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8 Tips to Overcome Fear of Going to the Gym

By Michael Dregni
Anxiety about being judged can lead to a fear of exercising in public settings. Try these tips to increase your confidence — and then celebrate what you can do.
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What Is Energy Medicine?

By Courtney Helgoe
Healing modalities that are nonpharmaceutical and noninvasive may sound “soft,” but many of them have been proven by centuries of use.
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