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an illustration of a calendar with healthy items
By Stephanie Soucheray
Take the long view of the year ahead with this seasonal map of health-supporting reminders.
an illustration of chairs with books resting on the seats
By Molly Tynjala
A bibliophile’s guide to creating — and sustaining — a great reading group.
Two adults playing pickleball.
By Emily Ewen
The benefits of playing sports are as true for adults as for kids. Explore the perks, and get tips for finding the game that’s right for you.
headshot of Caeleb Dressel
By Molly Tynjala
The 7-time Olympic gold medalist talks about perseverance and staying focused.
two sets of feet with hiking boots overlooking a mountain lake
By Molly Tynjala
Learn how going outdoors can help ease depression and hypertension and improve resiliency and immunity.
a group of people look at produce picked from a field
By Katherine Reynolds Lewis
In the wake of COVID-19, your community needs you more than ever. Discover new ideas for reconnecting.
Dean Barnard with his wrestling medals holding an American Flag
By Dean Barnard
In recommitting to his faith, family, friends, and fitness, one man rediscovers a long-lost passion and reconnects with his purpose.
a man looks at various pieces of art
By Michael Gelb
Here's how to reinvigorate your senses, enhance your awareness, and increase your pleasure in living.
underwater image of stand up paddleboard
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Our fitness editor harnesses the energy of summer to tackle new goals.
A group of people high five and clap outside
By Heidi Wachter
Meet athletes, coaches, and advocates who are working to make outdoor activities accessible and welcoming for all.
Katie Boue with rock climbing gear
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
The climber, educator, and outdoor advocate wants us to let go of preconceived notions of what it means to be "outdoorsy."
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 dad and two kids work out in their living room
By Lindsey Frey Palmquist
Take a break and have some active time outdoors together with these challenging — but fun — exercises.
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.
A man shooting a basketball, mid-shot.
By Diana Smigielski
Improve your shooting percentage with this seven-drill workout.
A young girl and boy playing basketball.
By Diana Smigielski
Basketball doesn’t always have to be a game of five-on-five. Try these alternative ideas for fun and some friendly competition.
A compilation of activity images, including a kid in the pool, child playing tennis, adults in a fitness class, and a shake.
By Molly Schelper
Your family’s summer entertainment is covered with these ideas for healthy play that can all be done at your health club.
A young girl doing athletic drills in a gym.
By Nancy Brenden
Long-Term Athlete Development is an important method for growing kids’ athletic abilities — and one you’ve probably never heard of.
A woman swimming laps in a pool.
By Molly Schelper
How this sport can help transform young swimmers into lifelong athletes — and why it could be a beneficial activity for your kiddos.
a Life Time swim instructor helps a child float on her back
By Molly Schelper
See what we’re doing to maintain clean pools and safe swim programming so you can feel confident bringing your little swimmers to learn and splash.
A man walking his dog outside.
By Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Consider these seven steps for making health progress this season.
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