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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.
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Stories of Pride: Four LGBTQ+ Team Members Share What the Month of June Means to Them

By Julie Dulude
These four Life Time team members share how uplifting, celebrating, and supporting the LGBTQ+ community is vital to our health — and goes well beyond Pride Month every June.
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Changing Lives

By Jill Patton, FMCHC and Craig Cox
For these eight Life Time members, choosing fitness changed everything.
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Sioux Chef Sean Sherman on the Importance of Indigenous Food

By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
Native chef Sean Sherman is striving to decolonize America's idea of food.
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Why Black Women Need Self-Care

By Oludara Adeeyo
Radical self-care practices are critical for healing ourselves and our communities, especially when it comes to Black women. Psychotherapist and social worker Oludara Adeeyo, the author of the new book Self-Care for Black Women, explains why — and offers a grounding exercise you can try today.
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Self-Reflections: Justin Baldoni

By Kaelyn Riley
Actor, director, and author Justin Baldoni on showing up as your vulnerable, strong, and authentic self.
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Gender-Identity Terminology

By Amy C. Waninger
10 terms to know when it comes to gender identity, including "genderqueer," "assigned gender," and "gender confirmation."
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Your Guide to Gender Identity

By Amy C. Waninger
An inclusivity expert shares tips for navigating gender-related conversations with greater empathy and ease.
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STRONG BODY, STRONG MIND: Persian Dance Lessons

By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Our fitness editor reconnects with her heritage through virtual Persian dance classes.
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Being Coachable

With NFL Veteran Desmond Howard
Season 3, Episode 15   July 6, 2021

In sports and in life, the ability to be coachable is a helpful trait that can take you far. NFL veteran Desmond Howard shares his inspiring insights and personal experience around why being coachable matters — and ways to open yourself up to it.

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5 Ways to Celebrate Juneteenth        

By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
Whether you are taking a day off to be with community or to learn more as an ally, these ideas can help you better connect to Freedom Day.
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Cullen Jones’s Success Story

By Cullen Jones
A near-death drowning experience inspired this Olympic gold medalist to boost representation and help others learn to swim.
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Diversifying the Outdoors

By Heidi Wachter
Meet athletes, coaches, and advocates who are working to make outdoor activities accessible and welcoming for all.
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Wild Heart: Katie Boué

By Maggie Fazeli Fard
The climber, educator, and outdoor advocate wants us to let go of preconceived notions of what it means to be "outdoorsy."
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The Importance of Food Heritage

With Chef Marcus Samuelsson
Season 3, Episode 7   May 4, 2021

Food provides a window into our culture. Celebrated chef Marcus Samuelsson talks about the soul of American food, specifically Black food traditions, and how the origins of what and how we cook both influences and connects us.

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All Rise: Marcus Samuelsson

By Courtney Helgoe
The celebrated chef talks about Black food traditions, community kitchens, and the soul of American food.
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COMING CLEAN: The Unlikely Activist

By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
Our managing editor talks about how activism has helped — and challenged — her mental health.
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Health Consequences of Being Black in America

By Michael Dregni
Here are just a few sobering statistics.
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