Skip to content
Join Life Time

LATEST STORIES

illustration of brain with puzzle piece

PUMPING IRONY: On the Alzheimer’s Frontier, Big Pharma Plays Regulatory Roulette

By Craig Cox

New research suggests that we may be closer than ever to understanding a cause of Alzheimer’s. Will a suddenly more scrupulous Food and Drug Administration give serious consideration to novel treatment options?

headshot jim lavalle

A Clearer View of Health: A Guide to Understanding Comprehensive Bloodwork

With Jim LaValle, RPh, CCN
Season 8, Episode 13

Learn about some additional blood markers you can have tested beyond the traditional panels and why they matter for painting a more complete picture of your current state of your health.

Listen >
illio depicting the effects of Parkinson's disease

Fighting Parkinson’s

By Michael Dregni

We’re in the midst of a Parkinson’s disease crisis. Explore the causes of the world’s fastest growing neurological disorder — and discover the innovative new treatments and functional therapies that can help patients live long and productive lives.

a turtle

PUMPING IRONY: Life in the Slow Lane

By Craig Cox

While researchers hunt for the causes of age-related mobility issues as a way to address Parkinson’s and other diseases, I find myself embracing a mindful slowness.

a reflection of a woman talking with her doctor

A Clearer View of Heart Disease

By Craig Cox

The coronary artery calcium (CAC) scan can offer a better picture of who should actually take statins. Here’s why.

Katie smiling and food in the background

Why It’s Worth it to Test for At-Home Food Reactions

With Katie Knafla, RD
Season 8, Episode 3

A registered dietitian explains what food sensitivities are, what the symptoms and causes are, and what’s involved in testing for them — and the advantages of doing so.

Listen >
Rebecca Walcott

How Rebecca Walcott Discovered Wellness Through D.TOX

By Rebecca Walcott

When her energy flagged, one woman learned how to fuel her body more efficiently by participating in a detox program.

can botox help your traps?

What Treating a Migraine With Botox Means for Upper-Body Strength

By Jessica Migala

Can Botox treatments for migraine headaches cause weakness in trapezius muscles? We ask the experts.

a person holds a handful of nuts

ONE HEALTHY HABIT: Cut Your Sugar Consumption

By Experience Life Staff

This month’s challenge offers strategies to curb sugar cravings.

colon cancer awareness

Why Is Colon Cancer on the Rise Among Younger Adults?

By Craig Cox

Cases of colorectal cancer are declining among those over 50, but the disease is becoming more prevalent among younger Americans. Prominent functional-medicine physician Gregory Plotnikoff discusses the trend — and offers preventive measures we can all take.

a woman meets with her family to share her recent medical diagnosis

How to Share a Difficult Diagnosis

By Jessie Sholl

The decision to disclose an illness to others is often a complicated one. This guidance can help you share the news your way.

a puzzle piece cut out of a face shaped piece of paper

PUMPING IRONY: Dementia, Redefined

By Craig Cox

The Alzheimer’s Association and its Big Pharma allies are working behind the scenes to promote a plan that could vastly increase dementia diagnoses — and, not coincidentally, the demand for drugs that provide little relief.

Lindsey Karp riding her bike

Lindsay Karp on Living With Multiple Sclerosis

By Lindsay Karp

A woman with MS shares how she’s learning to love life — and her body — after her diagnosis.

a person gets their blood pressure checked?

What Is Hypotension?

By Craig Cox

Hypotension, or low blood pressure, may pose a risk to your health. Here are some signs your blood pressure is dangerously low.

test tubes labeled HDL test

PUMPING IRONY: Too Much of a Good Thing?

By Craig Cox

Recent research suggests that the “good” cholesterol that helps seniors prevent heart attacks and strokes may also raise their risk of developing dementia.

a bowl of aspartame

Aspartame and Cancer Risk

By Jemima Cooke

Controversy continues to surround this artificial sweetener, which is sold under brand names like Equal and NutraSweet, and its possible link to liver cancer. Learn more.

a person holds a black ribbon

PUMPING IRONY: The Hazards of Healing

By Craig Cox

A much-delayed visit with a dermatologist offers some painful lessons about the danger of ignoring “benign” skin cancers — as well as the damage that may result from treating them.

Creative idea. Concept of idea and innovation

PUMPING IRONY: An Antidote for Alzheimer’s?

By Craig Cox

Can lifestyle changes free us from the ravages of dementia? Recent research offers a modicum of hope, but few assurances.

Two people standing with their arms raised above their heads in a Life Time class

Stronger Together

By Emily Ewen

How one Life Time member’s relationships with her coach and community helped her regain strength after a cancer diagnosis.

life time talks metabolic assessment

Why Active Metabolic Assessment?

With Anika Christ, CPT, RD
Season 7, Episode 14

The Active Metabolic Assessment, often referred to as an AMA, is a test that assesses your current fitness status and provides data that can inform your fitness program and make your workouts more efficient. Anika Christ, CPT, RD, explains what the AMA is, the data you get from it, why that information is important, and how to use it to tailor your exercise regimen.

Listen >
sugar on a table and Paul's headshot

The Downsides of the Sweet Stuff: All About Sugar and Sugar Alternatives

With Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Season 7, Episode 12

Sugar is everywhere, and — as with so many things — too much of it is detrimental to our health and well-being. While this is common knowledge for many, most of us are still consuming well more than is recommended, and the topic has gotten even more confusing in recent years with the proliferation of artificial and natural sweeteners. Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT, explains the body-wide health effects of sugar, the pros and cons of the various types of sweet sources, and how we can be more mindful about sugar’s place in our diets.

Listen >
Back To Top