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4 Tips for Cutting Back on Alcohol During the Holidays

By Emily Ewen

Thinking about limiting your alcohol consumption this season or beyond? Our healthy-living expert offers advice.

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What to Do When a Panic Attack Occurs

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC

Try these seven strategies to help you manage and alleviate a panic attack.

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Living Well While You Live Long: The Growing Quest for Longevity

With Jeff Zwiefel and Jim LaValle, RPh, CCN
Season 7, Episode 17

Most of us, regardless of our age, are looking to optimize not only our lifespan, but also our health span. In recent years, this quest for longevity has contributed to a growing business with significant economic impact.

In this, episode, Jeff Zwiefel and Jim LaValle, RPh, CCN, discuss the lifestyle factors that contribute to a long and healthy life, as well as the growing body of resources and tools that can support this effort, including MIORA Performance and Longevity at Life Time.

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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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What is Foot Reflexology?

By Courtney Helgoe

Discover how this trigger-point therapy can help relieve a range of discomforts.

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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.

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The Loneliness Epidemic: Why a Sense of Belonging Is Essential to Our Well-Being

With Henry Emmons, MD
Season 7, Episode 15

Labeled by the U.S. Surgeon General as an epidemic, loneliness is affecting our population at alarming rates and having a devastating impact on both our physical and mental health. In addition to contributing to the increased risks of heart disease, dementia, and stroke, lacking social connection has been proven to be as detrimental to physical health as smoking. Henry Emmons, MD, shares more about these health effects and offers some tangible steps we can all take to increase our sense of belonging.

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What We Can Learn From Indigenous Wellness: A Q&A With Thosh Collins and Chelsey Luger

By Kate Nelson

The husband-and-wife team talk about Native American ancestral knowledge and the importance of decolonizing wellness.

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How One Woman Discovered Her Roots by Traveling to Ghana

By Jill Patton, FMCHC

Exploring the lands of your ancestors brings a new understanding of your identity and origins.

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9 Healthy-Living Experts Share Their 2023 Holiday Wish Lists

By Callie Fredrickson

Plus, what they plan on gifting to their loved ones.

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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.

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Why Anxiety Is Not Your Enemy

By David H. Rosmarin, PhD

A case study in how to live — and thrive — with anxiety.

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Can Ashwagandha Boost VO2 Max?

By Marco Dregni

This adaptogenic herb has been used for ages in Ayurvedic medicine to aid health and immunity. Now, exercise scientists believe it may also enhance aerobic performance.

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Breathe in Gratitude

By Life Time

An 8-minute guided meditation to bring awareness to what you’re grateful for.

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How Do I Rest — Really? Understanding the 7 Types of Rest

With Barbara Powell, MA, NBC-HWC
Season 7, Episode 13

Rest is essential to our health and wellness, yet it often gets pushed to the side in favor of other things that require our time and attention. Importantly, it’s not just physical rest we need: There are six other types that contribute to our overall well-being.

In this episode, Barbara Powell, MA, NBC-HWC, joins us to first explain the signs and symptoms of under-rest to watch for. She then delves into the seven versions of rest we need, and for each, the micro, macro, and habitual ways we can get more rest so we can perform better and live life more fully.

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How Much Protein Do I Need as I Age?

By Craig Cox

Learn how protein-rich foods can help seniors combat muscle loss and other health issues.

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Can Music Help People With ADHD Focus Better?

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC

A growing body of research suggests music can improve attention, making it a particularly powerful tool for individuals with attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

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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.

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Uric Acid: A New Metric for Heart Health

By Mo Perry

The latest research on uric acid suggests that this waste product may be an important bellwether for cardiometabolic health.

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