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By Pilar Gerasimo
My nephew, Toliver, turns 12 this month, and like many kids his age, he names pizza, burgers, macaroni and cheese, chips, fries, and similar fare among his best-liked foods.
Bahram Akradi, founder, chairman, and CEO of Life Time — Healthy Way of Life
By Bahram Akradi
Some of the most powerful messages we see and hear about fitness today (the ones that reach us through mass media) would seem to suggest that fitness is the domain of the young, the super-buff and, above all, the single.
Bahram Akradi, founder, chairman, and CEO of Life Time — Healthy Way of Life
By Bahram Akradi
The call to start working on my letter for this “Feel Great at Any Age” issue came at the perfect moment: It just happened to be my 45th birthday. Fact is, if you had asked me when I was 20 what 45 was going to look and feel like, I’m not sure I’d have been able to tell you.
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By Pilar Gerasimo
The term “ageless vitality” has taken on a whole new meaning for me since this spring, when my 76-year-old father’s lifelong dedication to health and fitness may very well have saved his life.
By Wanda Urbanska
Planning for the next month is one thing. Planning for 20 years down the road is entirely different. Here's why shaping your chosen future is most definitely worth the stretch, and how you can get started, now.
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By Pilar Gerasimo
One summer, when I was about 8 years old, a lovely young woman named Jennifer came to spend a month or so on the farm where I grew up. Jennifer, who must have been the friend of a family friend, was a mysterious creature.
Bahram Akradi, founder, chairman, and CEO of Life Time — Healthy Way of Life
By Bahram Akradi
Late spring is my favorite time of year. There’s something inspiring about seeing so many living things crank into the high gears of their growth cycles.
By Jodi Helmer
Do your friendships seem stuck in superficial ruts? If you crave deeper, richer connections, it may be time to take a few relationship risks.
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By Pilar Gerasimo
There was a time, not so very long ago, when I was less healthy than I am today. And I hope, looking back five years from now, that I can say the same thing.
Bahram Akradi, founder, chairman, and CEO of Life Time — Healthy Way of Life
By Bahram Akradi
In business, there’s a concept known as the “Peter Principle” that describes how individuals within an organization tend to be promoted through the ranks until they rise to their level of incompetence.
By Karen Olson
Annoyed or upset by little things? Maybe your emotions are being triggered by past experiences. Learn how to live - and move beyond the patterns that no longer serve you.
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By Pilar Gerasimo
Call me radical, but given the ragged state of health and fitness in our country, I think it’s about time we started seeking the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth about what really makes for a healthy way of life. It’s also high time we all started saying “no thanks” to the hype.
Bahram Akradi, founder, chairman, and CEO of Life Time — Healthy Way of Life
By Bahram Akradi
We tend to think of cause and effect as a simple, two-part thing: A particular action results in a particular reaction, period. And perhaps in some controlled experiments, that’s true. But in life, most reactions are complex and cyclical chain reactions, because in life, most everything is connected.
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By Pilar Gerasimo
We’ve known for a long time that spending too much time and energy at work can cost us. We’ve all seen hardworking friends disappear off the social radar while in hot pursuit of career success, and many of us have risked becoming strangers to our own families as the result of work demands that made no space for weekends and evenings at home.
By Elizabeth Larsen
Accepting critical feedback from others can be tough. But smart people know how to respond to criticism with grace -- and how to use it to their professional advantage.
Bahram Akradi, founder, chairman, and CEO of Life Time — Healthy Way of Life
By Bahram Akradi
Health is all the rage in business these days. Which is to say that many companies are actively promoting healthier employee lifestyles. Or at least they’re trying.
By Courtney Helgoe
Imagine if everything went the way you wanted: your workouts, your relationships, your grandest career ambitions. Visioning can bring your life goals into clearer focus – and help you make them a reality.
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By Pilar Gerasimo
You know that restaurant scene in When Harry Met Sally? No, not that scene. I mean the part where Sally orders her food prepared to minute specifications. I’m starting to do that. I suspect a lot of us are.
Bahram Akradi, founder, chairman, and CEO of Life Time — Healthy Way of Life
By Bahram Akradi
There’s a biology term - “circular mill” - that describes how a group of army ants, if separated from their colony, can wind up marching in an enormous circle, each ant perpetually following the ant in front of it.
Bahram Akradi, founder, chairman, and CEO of Life Time — Healthy Way of Life
By Bahram Akradi
Back when I was in college, my schoolwork came pretty easily to me, and like most young men, I thought I had life all figured out.
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By Pilar Gerasimo
Four years ago, I got a call that changed my life. It was an invitation to edit this magazine. And, initially, I said no.
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