skip to Main Content

Latest Stories

An illustration of a woman washing her hands.
By Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Understand what factors outside of nutrition and exercise influence the health of your immune system.
Danny King

The better and faster you can recover, the more progress you can ultimately make with your fitness — and the healthier you’ll move and feel. In this mini episode, Danny King, Master Trainer at Life Time, explains the difference between system and muscle recovery, and the ways we can optimize our efforts for each.

An illustration of a man in a bathtub with a hot cup of tea and a book.
By Callie Fredrickson
These ideas can help promote end-of-day relaxation — so you can get a better night’s sleep.
Samantha McKinney

Thyroid issues are prevalent: An estimated one in seven people are affected, with even more suffering from an imbalance — and many not even aware that their thyroid is behind their symptoms. Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT, shares the signals our thyroid might be sending us, the tests to ask for, and the lifestyle habits we can implement in our daily lives to nourish and support our thyroids.

a simple bedside table and bed
By Henry Emmons, MD
Try these tips for better sleep at night, including dimming the lights in the final hours of the day and staying away from the bedroom until you are ready to go to bed.
a woman making her bed
By Henry Emmons, MD
Did you know that making your bed in the morning ups your chances of sleeping well at night?
Coach Anika's headshot on a background image of various healthy foods and exercise equipment.

When it comes to building optimal health — including goals like losing weight — fitness and nutrition are often the two main factors that are associated with results. But there are many other lifestyle behaviors that influence your ability to reach and sustain your goals. Anika Christ, RD, CPT, joins us to take a comprehensive look, offering strategies for better health as a whole — and weight loss as a byproduct.

a woman stretches as she gets out of bed
By Henry Emmons, MD
Seeking better sleep? Try these morning and evening routines to get in sync.
a woman sleeps in bed
By Craig Cox
Quality sleep may help prevent Alzheimer's, according to recent research.
A stressed man rubbing his eyes at work.
By Anika Christ, RD, CPT
Plus, how a Life Time dietitian overcame her own adrenal fatigue.
A woman rubbing her eyes, stressed while at work.
By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Signals not to be ignored that show your stress might be negatively affecting you in deeper ways than you realize.
Samantha McKinney

Metabolism is more complex than simply being “fast” or “slow” or controlled by exercise. There are many things we can do in our daily lives to optimize it. Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT, shares how to build the foundation for a healthy metabolism, as well as ways to dig deeper if you’re not seeing results or feeling your best.

A ban looking at his upper body after getting dressed in front of the mirror.
By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Plus, six lifestyle steps to help aid you in losing it.
a glass of wine sitting along side a book
By Mo Perry
Here's how that nightcap contributes to sleepless nights.
a cup of coffee in an alarm clock
By Mo Perry
If you struggle with insomnia, you might want to cool it on the coffee. Here's why.
a woman looks forlornly at a clock with hands at 4:45 am
By Michael Dregni
Do you wake up between 1 and 3 a.m.? Your liver may need a detox, according to a Traditional Chinese Medicine concept called the organ clock.
scrabble tiles spelling out hormones
By Mo Perry
How estrogen, progesterone, and thyroid levels can affect your sleep.
Illustration of a woman in pajamas holding her hand to dismiss a mug, screens, and wine glass.
By Mo Perry
Explore the various root causes of insomnia and get expert-sourced treatments for overcoming it.
A woman smiling, walking outside with four letter M's over the image.
By Lindsay Ogden, CPT
Looking to make lasting health changes? Take these four factors into account for meaningful, sustainable progress.
Coach Anika and a plate of healthy food.
By Anika Christ, RD, CPT
In this webinar, Coach Anika walks through five areas to focus on for weight-loss progress post-2020.
Athlete runs uphill against sunset
By Jennifer Barrett
Is your body experiencing an energy shortage? Learn how your system creates and uses energy and you'll have a better shot at ramping up production to meet demand.
Back To Top