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What Is Body Composition — and How Do I Measure It?

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT

Why tracking this metric can give you better information for reaching your health goals.

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Why Do People Have Differing Detox Capacities?

By Mo Perry

Genetics, environment, and nutrition can all affect an individual’s ability to detox. Learn more.

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.

Paul Kriegler

What Are Macros and Calories?

With Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Season 7, Episode 16

Macros and calories are often the focus for many individuals who are pursuing health-related goals, particularly those tied to body composition. Yet as straightforward as these essential elements of nutrition may seem, they are actually quite complicated and nuanced. Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT, helps us understand the differences between macros and calories and the roles they play in our health and well-being. He also offers insights for how to think about them when it comes to healthy eating.

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6 Things to Know About the “Miracle” Drug Ozempic

By Frank Lipman, MD 

Functional-medicine pioneer Frank Lipman, MD, on what you should know about weight-loss drugs like Ozempic.

Jason Burns

Taking Flight: Jason Burns’s Story

By Jason Burns

How one man took control of his health after he was grounded from flying lessons because of his weight.

why do I crave salty foods?

Why Do I Crave Salty Foods?

By Jessie Sholl

It may be a signal of low blood pressure or adrenal dysfunction, says our expert.

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How Social Media Usage Can Influence Your Diet

By Katie Dohman

Comparing what you eat to what social-media influencers eat can sabotage your diet. Here’s why.

how does chronic dieting affect appetite and hunger?

What Is the Impact of Chronic Dieting on Appetite?

By Jessie Sholl

Missing a meal now and then won’t harm your hunger cues, but routinely repressing or ignoring them can scramble the body’s signals. Here’s what’s happening.

what is my hunger actually telling me?

9 Common Questions Answered About Hunger Cravings

By Jessie Sholl

If you’re feeling famished you probably need food, but sometimes hunger and cravings can clue us in to what we need — physically and emotionally. We just have to tune in to our body.

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How Walking Boosts Your Metabolism

By Nicole Radziszewski

Walking is a form of NEAT (Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis) and can help optimize metabolism. Read on to learn more.

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What Are Signs of Chronic Inflammation?

By Mo Perry

Weight-loss resistance, brain fog, mood disorders, and rheumatoid arthritis are just a few. Read on to learn more.

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How Chronic Inflammation Affects Your Health

By Mo Perry

Our bodies need inflammation to fight off infection, but too much of it for too long can spur a wide range of illnesses. Learning to manage it effectively is key.

A Dynamic Personal Trainer doing a kettlebell exercise with a client.

Reassessing New Year’s Resolutions

By Emily Ewen

Life Time Dynamic Personal Trainers share their thoughts on New Year’s resolutions — and offer tips for sticking to your healthy-living goals all year long.

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Survey Says: Building Muscle Is a Top Fitness Focus for 2023

By Emily Ewen

A recent survey reveals that building muscle topped weight loss for the most popular fitness goal in 2023.

Anika Christ

How to Detox With Whole Foods

With Anika Christ, RD, CPT
Season 6, Episode 3

“Detox” is a long-debated topic: Some associate it with deprivation, while others think the practice is not necessary because of our body’s natural detoxification systems. Anika Christ, RD, joins us to clear up the confusion, and explains how to detox your body with a whole-foods approach that feels far from depriving — and that can support nearly everyone in feeling and functioning better.

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Coach Anika doing a bodyweight squat.

20 Days of Express Workouts: Introducing the Holiday Hustle

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT

Learn about this new digital program designed to help you maintain healthy fitness and nutrition habits despite the obstacles of the holiday season. It begins December 5.

A Dynamic Personal Trainer working with a client on a strength move involving a kettlebell.

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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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.

Three individuals riding bikes outside.

How to Increase Your VO2 Score

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT

And why it’s a marker for you to care about.

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