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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.
A man using an tablet and talking to a woman in a fitness setting.
By Gina DeMillo Wagner 
Find out how personality-typing systems can help you discover activities and regimens you’ll really enjoy. 
Kelly Richards wearing a bike helmet.
By Kelly Richards
A survivor of traumatic brain injury shares the story of her bike accident and subsequent recover as a cautionary — yet inspiring — tale.
Kids playing outside throwing a beach ball.
By Emily Ewen
Summer 2020 may look a little different, but there are plenty of ways to keep your kids active, entertained, and educated at home.
A young girl with a hula hoop outside.
By Callie Chase
What to expect when you sign your kids up for some healthy summer fun at Life Time.
An illustration of a woman rollerskating with her dog on a leash.
By Jessie Sholl
Why cutting loose is so good for our mental and physical health — and how to do it more often.
A woman on a hike looking at a mountain landscape.
By Sarah Tuff
Amp up your fitness regimen this summer by complementing your indoor routine with a new favorite outdoor activity.
Man looking at smart watch.
By Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Training for a 5K can be a great way to achieve and maintain higher levels of fitness, endurance, and strength — whether you're a runner or not.
chickpea salad
By Anika Christ, RD, CPT
Enjoy these bright and tasty dishes alfresco — all of which can be made ahead of time for quick serving or grilling.
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