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By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
For supermodel Cheryl Tiegs, the real beauty in life comes from seeking adventure, embracing new challenges and making healthy balance a lifelong priority.
The Cares of Caregiving
By Patrick Downes
When your aging parents aren't living as healthfully as you'd like, it can create a stressful situation — for them and you. Here's how to cope.
pilar-gerasimo
By Experience Life Staff
This past January, I celebrated my 40th birthday. And thus, I've spent much of the year noticing what it feels like to utter those potentially charged words in a matter-of-fact way: I'm forty.
By Pilar Gerasimo
We tend to think of the quest to improve our health and fitness as a solitary endeavor. We imagine it’s something we have to do, and take responsibility for, all on our own.
Play Together, Stay Together
By Alyssa Ford
Having fun with your partner can bring you closer — and keep you closer over time.
girl eating apple
By Helen Cordes
Getting your family to eat right can be tricky. Here are the clever tactics — and expert wisdom — that can help you rise to the top 5 challenges.
erin o'brien and family
By Jen Sinkler
Exercise specialist Erin O'Brien embodies her mission to empower healthy moms and healthy kids.
sky divers
By Kermit Pattison
Dude-only vacations can bring guys closer and yield benefits far beyond simple camaraderie.
Bahram Akradi, founder, chairman, and CEO of Life Time — Healthy Way of Life
By Bahram Akradi
We love our children. We worry about our children. And, of course, we always want what’s best for them. But sometimes, by acting out of our instinctive desire to help our kids every step of the way, I believe we wind up doing them a disservice.
climber
By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
Adventurer Will Gadd scales rocks and kayaks choppy waters to deepen his connection with nature – and to spread the message that outdoor spaces are worth saving.
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By Pilar Gerasimo
When I was about 12 years old, I saw the 1971 film Harold and Maude for the first time, and I, like many others, found myself changed by it.
a woman in front of a chalk board with strong arms flexing behind her
By the Experience Life Team
When we stop focusing on our weaknesses and start playing to our strengths we can transform our lives.
man and woman covered in mud
By Jack Armstrong
Can you make a fire without matches? Build a shelter with no tools? Track a small animal across a forest? At today's wilderness and survival schools, these skills aren't lost arts. They're tomorrow's lesson plans.
By Teri Cettina
No longer content to simply watch, more and more Americans are traveling to the Tour de France to ride.
Bahram Akradi, founder, chairman, and CEO of Life Time — Healthy Way of Life
By Bahram Akradi
It’s interesting that in a society fixated on adventure and excitement, so many of us choose to lead lives defined by deeply entrenched routines. In fact, I suspect our vicarious fixation on others’ thrill rides is likely fueled by our real-life tendency toward mindless repetition.
By Erin Peterson
An active mind and a quest for knowledge can pay healthy dividends — now and in the future.
Kids running around a park
By Jon Spayde
A strong sense of community adds real value to our lives. It not only helps us feel more connected to the world around us, it also makes a measurable difference in our happiness — and our health.
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By Pilar Gerasimo
I am a person surrounded by books. Wonderful books. Brilliant books. Books galore. Books a-go-go. I love books. And I haven’t nearly enough time to read them all.
By Experience Life Staff
Meet three people who transformed their bodies and their lives when they found a true passion for fitness.
By Julie Hanus
Jealousy is a feeling that few of us welcome. But by noticing the messages that underlie our jealous feelings, we stand to discover a great deal about ourselves – and the unrecognized desires that may be trying to get our attention.
a woman receives reiki
By Sarah Moran
The ancient healing practice of Reiki can help you feel more balanced and relaxed. Discover what this alternative treatment entails – and the many other benefits it can bestow.
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