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PUMPING IRONY: Buyer Beware

By Craig Cox
Medicare scam artists — and the agency’s own complacency — make the annual enrollment season more hazardous than it needs to be.
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Can a CBD Massage Help Me Sleep Better?

By Jolene Turner
An industry expert offers insights on how this service can support your efforts to physically and mentally unwind.
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6 Common Travel Illnesses and How to Treat Them

By Mo Perry
Travel’s pleasures and demands can take their toll. Stay on track with these foods and supplements.
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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.
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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.
Frank Lipman

10 Rules for Aging Well

With Frank Lipman, MD
Season 5, Episode 17   August 26, 2022

Every second of every day, all of us are aging, and yet we often wait to address — or altogether avoid — age-related concerns about our health until we reach a certain point in our years or our capabilities begin to diminish. Frank Lipman, MD, shares 10 essential factors he’s outlined for aging well, emphasizing that it’s never too late — or too early — to start embracing them, and that it’s not as difficult as you might think.

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Woman receiving a massage

What Is Corrective Massage Therapy?

By Jolene Turner
A massage therapist explains this massage technique and how it can support healing in areas of discomfort.
Woman checking her heart rate on apple watch

Do You Need a Heart-Rate Monitor?

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Are these devices really worth it? A Life Time trainer shares the influence they can have on your training regimen and outcomes.
a woman applies deodorant

What is the Difference Between Deodorants and Antiperspirants?

By Margret Aldrich
Hoping to avoid body odor? Try clothing made from natural textiles — and make your own healthy deodorant!
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How to Increase Your VO2 Score

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
And why it's a marker for you to care about.
a woman wipes her head during a fitness class

Why Do Some People Sweat Excessively?

By Margret Aldrich
Though rare, hyperhidrosis can cause someone to sweat a lot.
A Life Time team member working with a member who's using the InBody scale in the club.

5 Markers For Every Health-Conscious Person to Know

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Regularly testing for and tracking these markers can provide invaluable insights to the course of your health journey.
Sam McKinney

How to Balance Your Blood Sugar

With Samantha McKinney, RD
Season 5, Episode 12   July 12, 2022

It’s estimated that as many as one in three U.S. adults have impaired blood-sugar control — and most are unaware until disease diagnosis. This often means missing months or years of opportunities to intervene with lifestyle habits. Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT, explains how blood sugar impacts nearly every aspect of our health and walks us through the many things we can do to better control it.

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Woman taking a break from workout.

Does Sweating Change With Age?

By Margret Aldrich
From birth to puberty to perimenopause and menopause in women, sweating changes a lot.
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It’s Not All in Your Head: A Q&A With Author Sarah Ramey

By Julie Dulude
A candid conversation about chronic illness based on one woman’s personal experience of seeking a diagnosis and treatment.
a woman scans a bag of lentils while shopping

How to Read Misleading Food Labels

By Michael Dregni
Healthwashing, greenwashing, and humanewashing are Big Food marketing trickery. This handy glossary of labeling terms explains what they mean — and don’t mean.
a woman sniffs her sweaty shirt

Why Does My Sweat Stink When I’m Stressed?

By Margret Aldrich
It all comes down to the apocrine glands.
real people who changed thier lives through health and fitness

Changing Lives

By Jill Patton, FMCHC and Craig Cox
For these eight Life Time members, choosing fitness changed everything.
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Is Doing Housework Good for Your Brain?

By Craig Cox
Vacuuming and cleaning windows may help our cognition and attention spans, according to a recent study.
a scientist looks through a microscope

Are We Half Human and Half Microbe?

By Courtney Helgoe
Many experts have noted that our bacterial cells outnumber our human ones by about 10:1, but according to recent research, it might be more like 1:1.
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