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Desmond Howard and David Freeman
By David Freeman
A Life Time team member shares highlights from his conversation with the NFL veteran and Heisman Trophy winner.
a woman sits on a couch looking out a window
By Henry Emmons, MD
How to get yourself going without beating yourself up.
a variety of supplements and green leaves
By Mo Perry
Many people who have had COVID-19 still experience chronic issues. We talked to several functional-medicine doctors, and here's what they recommend.
Someone left the keys in the refrigerator.
By Craig Cox
The latest thinking on Alzheimer’s disease suggests we may slow its development with diet and lifestyle shifts, but a recent harrowing experience has me wondering whether my brain is already too far gone — or if I just need to pay better attention to what I’m doing.
Two birds over a couple of orange halves.
By Craig Cox
Like many empty nesters, I often wonder what role I should be playing in my adult children’s lives. An unexpected visit from our daughter after months of silence provided some clarity.
A woman rubbing her eyes, stressed while at work.
By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Signals not to be ignored that show your stress might be negatively affecting you in deeper ways than you realize.
orange pills and pill pack
By Craig Cox
New research suggests that some statins may mitigate the growth of certain cancers.
Samantha McKinney

Metabolism is more complex than simply being “fast” or “slow” or controlled by exercise. There are many things we can do in our daily lives to optimize it. Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT, shares how to build the foundation for a healthy metabolism, as well as ways to dig deeper if you’re not seeing results or feeling your best.

A variety of medical tools
By Craig Cox
A prediabetes diagnosis can trigger all sorts of nightmarish scenarios, but mounting evidence suggests that seniors are a lot less likely to develop type 2 diabetes than we’ve been led to believe.
A ban looking at his upper body after getting dressed in front of the mirror.
By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Plus, six lifestyle steps to help aid you in losing it.
a dog looks forlornly out a window
By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC
Here's how to maintain social connections — even amid a pandemic.
a woman sits on a deck wearing a mask
By Michael Dregni
Just when we need the immunity boost that exercise offers, many of us have become more sedentary.
Lindsay Ogden

Results are a lagging indicator of our habits. Lindsay Ogden, CPT, nutrition coach, walks us through her four-step process — what she calls the IPTR method — for developing lasting health habits, so you have the know-how and a tactical plan to go after your goals.

a black man sits in a hospital bed
By Michael Dregni
Here are just a few sobering statistics.
A hospital bed with blue-and-white bedding
By Craig Cox
A promising wave of geriatric emergency departments, designed to cut hospital costs and better accommodate seniors, has been slowed by a lack of support from insurers — including Medicare.
Head shot of Latham Thomas
By Junauda Petrus-Nasah
How this wellness advocate, birth coach, and yogi is bringing wellness to marginalized communities.
a person pricks a finger to take blood glucose level
By Craig Cox
Doctors are researching diagnostic markers that might predict the likelihood of developing type 2 diabetes.
composite of woman with graphs sitting next to healthy foods
By Helen Martineau
How can we cut through all the confusion and figure out what information is reliable? Experts offer these five guidelines.
a glass of wine sitting along side a book
By Mo Perry
Here's how that nightcap contributes to sleepless nights.
A person with a COVID vaccine card gives the thumbs-up.
By Craig Cox
I’ve never won a contest of any sort in my life, so when I got word that I’d been chosen to receive a COVID vaccine, I figured there must be some mistake.
a man stops to exhale while running on a wooded trail
By Michael Dregni
Chronic mouth breathing can create problems — here's why.
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