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Experience Life editor in chief Jamie Martin
By Jamie Martin
A reminder about being present, courtesy of a phone-free trip to the Grand Canyon.
Cullen Jones
By Cullen Jones
A near-death drowning experience inspired this Olympic gold medalist to boost representation and help others learn to swim.
Bahram Akradi, the founder, chairman, and CEO of Life Time — Healthy Way of Life.
By Bahram Akradi
The intentional practice of exploring all sides of a situation can bring about a more centered perspective — and a better quality of life.
a woman stands looking out on a mountain lake with her arms outstretched
By Scott Sonenshein, PhD
Working with what you have can be the key to more sustainable success. Adopting a "stretch" mindset can help.
a woman holds hand above head in prayer
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Our fitness editor talks about the fine line between working hard and working against yourself.
A woman writing in a journal in her bedroom.
By Jen Elmquist, MA, LMFT
Learn how to focus on solutions rather than problems in Part Three of this three-part series.
A woman smiling, basking in the sun.
By Jen Elmquist, MA, LMFT
Learn how to control your inner conversation and maintain a steady mental state in Part Two of this three-part series.
image of a pool with the sun and clouds reflected
By Wallace J. Nichols, PhD
Why being around water is so good for our psyches.
Jeanne Rosner

“Ikigai” is defined as a reason for living — and it’s a tool Jeanne Rosner, MD, uses in her own life to nurture a greater sense of purpose. In this episode, she talks about this Japanese concept and how it can help us live longer, more satisfying lives. Plus, she offers guidance for finding our personal ikigai and suggestions for easy ways to cultivate it in our daily lives.

a woman mindfully eats a strawberry
By Evelyn Tribole, MS, RDN and Elyse Resch, MS, RDN
Expert advice from two renowned nutritionists for building a healthy body image and making peace with food.
colorful surf boards strapped to the top of a car
By Jon Spayde
Few of us get the long, glorious summer breaks that we enjoyed as kids. Here’s how to recapture some of the season’s lost magic — despite your schedule.
a woman sits on a couch with her eyes closed
By Jen Elmquist, MA, LMFT
Learn how to reduce your body’s stress response in Part One of this three-part series.
Experience Life editor in chief Jamie Martin
By Jamie Martin
The language we use — about aging, eating, and much more — can have a significant effect on our enjoyment of these experiences.
Barbara Powell

The ability to be vulnerable — and show up as our real, authentic selves — is central to our well-being. Barbara Powell, MA, MindCoach with Life Time Mind, dives into the power of this raw emotion and debunks the myths surrounding it, including how it’s connected to our other emotions and why it’s OK if it doesn’t feel entirely comfortable to us.

Kaisa Keranen

Movement can take many shapes and forms outside of structured workouts. Kaisa Keranen, CPT — AKA KaisaFit — flips the script on common perceptions of fitness, including explaining the power and benefit that comes from moving our bodies often and in ways that feel good and bring us joy.

Desmond Howard and David Freeman
By David Freeman
A Life Time team member shares highlights from his conversation with the NFL veteran and Heisman Trophy winner.
a woman sits on a couch looking out a window
By Henry Emmons, MD
How to get yourself going without beating yourself up.
A woman indecisively looking in the fridge.
By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Plus, ways to navigate the ups and downs so you can develop healthier and more sustainable eating habits.
a tv in a living room with three women performing aerobics in neon clothing
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Our fitness editor reminisces about the VHS tapes that introduced her to at-home fitness.
fingers with faces drawn: two side by side smiling, the third with a crabby face looking at the two happy fingers
By Kaelyn Riley
Like all emotions, envy can be a good teacher. Make it work for you by following this sage advice.
Josh Neal in front of a Life Time club sign.
By Life Time and HOKA ONE ONE
A Life Time team member knows that when it comes to the pursuit of health and well-being, what’s going on in our heads can make all the difference.
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