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Can Exercise Help Me Live Longer?

By Craig Cox
Yes, according to lots of recent research. Here are five key stats.
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What Is Perimenopause?

By Mo Perry
Many of the worst symptoms we associate with menopause actually occur during perimenopause.
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Why Strength Training Can Be One of the Fastest Ways to Get Results

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Five benefits of this type of exercise effort.
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Understanding Cultural Appropriation: 4 Questions to Help Guide You

By Katherine Reynolds Lewis
The line between cultural appreciation and appropriation isn’t always clear. These four questions can help you make sense of the difference.
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5 Tips to Stay Sober

By Veronica Valli
Quitting alcohol may not be easy, but it doesn’t have to be hard forever.
a person puts a coin into a piggy bank with the word funeral on it

PUMPING IRONY: The Postmortem Muddle

By Craig Cox
While the Federal Trade Commission works to tighten regulations on the funeral industry, which often uses obscure pricing policies to prey on grief-stricken mourners, seniors like me need to start thinking more seriously about how we want to be laid to rest.
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What You Should Know About Menopause

By Courtney Helgoe
This stage of life is often shrouded in mystery. But it doesn’t have to be.
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Which Nutrients and Supplements Can Help Me Sleep?

By Mo Perry
A host of supplements — think melatonin, magnesium, and more — can help you drift off and sleep more soundly. And they’re typically safer than pharmaceuticals.
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The 3 Cs of Lifelong Fitness

By Andrew Heffernan
How consistency, curiosity, and compassion can keep your fitness and health on track for a lifetime.
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How to Use Rhodiola for Energy and Focus

By Henry Emmons, MD
Rhodiola is an adaptogenic plant that can help with mental focus. Here's how.
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PUMPING IRONY: Movement and Memory

By Craig Cox
Physical activity has long been shown to improve cognitive function, but a new study suggests we may be able to modify our workouts to boost specific types of memory.
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How to Use Holy Basil for Calm

By Henry Emmons, MD
Holy basil is an adaptogenic plant that can help with inflammation, high blood sugar, and overall stress management.
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What Is Social Anxiety Disorder?

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC
Mingling with unfamiliar people and eating in front of others are just two things that can cause debilitating symptoms for people with social anxiety disorder.
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Why ARORA?

With Renée Main
Season 5, Episode 18   September 20, 2022

Becoming a grandparent, caring for aging parents, getting unfavorable health news, not moving the ways you used to — there are several points in our lives, especially when we get older, when age becomes a front-of-mind topic. To support older adults who want to be healthy and fit as they age, Life Time created the ARORA program. The co-founder, Renée Main, joins us in this mini episode to talk about its genesis and all that it offers to members.

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A group of older people at a table playing a card game together.

Game On!

By Annie Kragness
Card and dice games are coming to Life Time — and an ARORA co-founder shares three reasons getting dealt in is good for your health and well-being.
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How to Use Eleuthero for Stress Management

By Henry Emmons, MD
Eleuthero is an adaptogenic plant that has been used to treat memory loss, high blood pressure, and elevated stress.
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What Are the Risks of Taking an Aspirin Every Day?

By Craig Cox
For heart-healthy people over the age of 60, taking a daily aspirin has "no net benefit," according to a recent JAMA report by the 2022 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.
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4 Expert Tips for Tackling Stress

By Katie Knafla, RD, LD
Plus, three things you might not know about stress.
Life Time member Mike V. and a friend on the tennis court.

Life is Good

By Life Time
91-year-old Life Time member Mike V. shares how he’s learned how to enjoy each day.
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NATURAL MENTAL HEALTH: 3 Adaptogenic Plants to Help Relieve Stress

By Henry Emmons, MD
How rhodiola, eleuthero, and holy basil can help you alleviate the effects of stressful situations.
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Support After a Suicide

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC
A grief specialist offers thoughts on how to support yourself or a loved one after a suicide.
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