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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.
A close up of a man using a Theragun on his calf.
By Jason Stella, CPT, PES, CES
Muscles tight or sore? Stressed? Having trouble sleeping? These devices have risen in popularity as an at-home tool to help provide relief for a variety of symptoms and grievances.
feet on a scale
By Anika Christ, RD, CPT
A Life Time dietitian and trainer shares the five non-food habits that help drive her clients with a weight-loss goal to success.
A woman in a fitness facility working out on a resistance machine.
By Molly Schelper
Overcoming blockers to — and guilt around — self-care can be challenging, especially for women. But making time to care for yourself is vital for your health and well-being — and for your family, too.
A close up of a woman's face who has a large amount of freckles.
By Anika Christ, RD, CPT
Some of our daily habits may be doing more harm than good when it comes to how we age. Discover some basic lifestyle shifts that can slow the effects of this natural process.
A woman in bed checking her alarm clock.
By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Understand the many ways a rhythmic circadian cycle can impact your health — and eight lifestyle factors that can help optimize it.
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