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A close up of strawberry ice cream.
By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Plus, what to reach for instead.
Two people clasp hands through a closed window.
By Craig Cox
Why has COVID-19 claimed such a disproportionate share of lives in nursing homes with predominantly minority populations? New research suggests it may be a natural consequence of a highly segregated industry.
A road sign showing the COVID virus
By Mo Perry
COVID-19 is leaving many with a disturbing array of chronic symptoms. These functional-medicine strategies can help.
A compilation of three images, including a person on a treadmill, a barbell, and a plate of salmon, broccoli and rice.
By Anika Christ, RD, CPT
Advice from Life Time members who used the 60day Challenge to make positive progress to their health in a challenging year.
Two arrows are shown, one with a clear path and one that is all tangled.
By Craig Cox
With computer access and capabilities often standing in the way of elderly Americans trying to sign up for the COVID-19 vaccine, a little patience — and perspective — can really come in handy.
the number 10 with healthy lifestyle items inside the numbers
By Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
To gain a true picture of your health status, monitor these 10 assessments consistently over time.
illustration of a man laying on the ground with thought bubble
By Henry Emmons, MD
Becoming more mindful of our racing thoughts can help slow them down.
illustration of a man with sugar laden foods circling about his head
By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
A realistic guide to spotting hidden sugars and lessening the consumption in your diet.
A picture of an advance directive
By Craig Cox
Advanced directives can help ensure that doctors clearly understand your end-of-life treatment preferences. That doesn’t mean they’ll honor them.
A variety of supplements
By Mo Perry
Many Americans are deficient in micronutrients, which can drag down immunity. These six supplements can help you rebuild your immune system.
illustration supporting the black community
By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
For both Black and non-Black individuals, there are myriad ways to celebrate and honor African-American culture during Black History Month. Here are a few of our favorite ideas to learn and uplift.
Athletic woman with eye glasses stretching
By Craig Cox
According to a recent study, even moderate exercise can help slow or even prevent vision loss.
Woman picking fruits and veggies from fridge
By Mo Perry
Looking to build your immune system? Start by eating immunity-boosting foods like turmeric, sauerkraut, and medicinal mushrooms.
A person walks with a cane.
By Craig Cox
Recent research suggests we take a more holistic approach to treating frailty among the elderly, focusing more on exercise than pharmaceuticals.
A piggy bank sits next to a small chalkboard filled with question marks.
By Craig Cox
Like most of my boomer compatriots, I’m never going to save enough money to fund a work-free retirement. A recent study aims to help future generations avoid that fate.
A person wearing a face mask on an exercise machine in a fitness club.
By Michael Dregni
Aerobic fitness plays a key role in coronavirus defense and lower risk of hospitalization, according to recent research.
An empty bottle of alcohol
By Courtney Helgoe
Substance use is surging during the COVID-19 pandemic. We talked to a therapist and addiction counselor about how we can take care of ourselves and those we love.
A young female Life Time member running a race outside.
By Life Time Editorial Team
Meet four members whose memberships help keep them physically, mentally, and emotionally strong.
A man holds an aspirin to his mouth.
By Craig Cox
Eight out of 10 American seniors take at least two prescription drugs daily, a fate I’ve been determined to avoid. But a stubborn illness helps me understand why it’s so tempting to reach for pharmaceutical solutions.
A woman exercising on a treadmill in a fitness facility.
By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
The World Health Organization recently released updated recommendations for weekly exercise. Here’s what they suggest — and what it could look like as a fitness routine for you.
illustration of a man looking at his phone with light bouncing back into his face
By Michael Dregni
We all do it, especially in these trying times. Here are four tips to stop doomscrolling — and improve your mental health.
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