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All Together Now: The Parent-Child Workout

By Molly Kopischke

Have fun with fitness with this body-weight workout built for parents and kids of all ages.

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8 Ideas for Intergenerational Fun at Life Time

By Callie Fredrickson

Discover some entertaining, healthy ways that grandparents can spend quality time with their grandkids at our athletic country clubs.

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How to Improve Kids’ Nutrition

By Michael Dregni

Two-thirds of American kids’ calories come from processed food. Here’s how we can do better.

Juliet and Elena Porras and their Life Time trainer.

Strength Times Two

By Jill Patton, FMCHC

One woman’s search for strength leads to her daughter’s personal power, too.

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How to Get Your Kids in the Kitchen

By Jill Patton, FMCHC

It’s never too early — or too late — to introduce your kids to the life skills learned in the kitchen.

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Adolescents’ Most Common Mental-Health Issues

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC

When is it depression, social anxiety, or substance abuse — and when is it normal “teen angst”?

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The State of Our Children’s Health

By Michael Dregni

The pandemic has wreaked havoc on children’s health. Here are some takeaways.

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A Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Day at the Club

By Callie Fredrickson

Ideas to keep everyone in the family engaged in healthy fun, whether you choose to spend your time together or alone — or a mix of both.

A young child smiling while holiday baking with a parent in the kitchen.

A Time for Traditions: 7 Life Time Team Members Share Their Favorite Holiday Rituals

By Callie Fredrickson

Discover a few of the activities and pastimes that make the holidays memorable year after year for our team members.

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My Grandma’s Mug

By Jamie Martin

As the holidays approach, our editor in chief finds herself longing for the way things were.

Nora McInerny

When the Hard Stuff Happens . . .

With With Nora McInerny, Author, Podcast Creator, and Public Speaker
Season 4, Episode 9

At one point or another in all our lives, we will all go through hard things. We typically can’t prepare for them and they can catch us off guard, and yet we often often judge ourselves for how we react or behave in those moments — and after. Nora McInerny, author, podcast creator, and public speaker, joins us in this episode to talk about how to cope during those times, the ways they shape and change us, and why we can never move on or go back, but we can move forward.

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Feed Your Mind

By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl

Psychiatrist Drew Ramsey, MD, author of 50 Shades of Kale, is all about eating to fuel your brain — and your happiness.

A Life Time team member holding sports equipment, including a basketball, while talking to younger kids in a gym.

Fun to Be Had: 9 Ways Tweens Can Enjoy Life Time

By Callie Fredrickson

Too old for kids-specific activities but not quite old enough for adult-only offerings — what’s a tween to do? We have a few ideas.

a mom and daughter with a backpack walk on the street

Ashanti Branch on Creativity, Mental Health, and Real-World Choices

By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl

The nonprofit founder and educator talks about how best to invest in kids.

A bento lunch box packed with chicken, cheese, crackers, grapes, blueberries, tomatoes and carrots.

3 Tips for Packing Lunches the Whole Family Will Love

By Andrea Raab

Plus, easy and nourishing recipes to get you started.

A instructor and child in a yoga pose while doing a kids studio class.

Healthy Fun for Younger Ones: All About Kids Classes at Life Time

By Callie Fredrickson

Curious if any of the options at Life Time might be right for your kiddos? This expert Q&A explains everything that’s available as part of your Junior Membership.

A kid holds an iPad.

PUMPING IRONY: Growing Pains

By Craig Cox

A fraught battle with our 4-year-old grandson over screen time has forced Grandma and Grandpa to admit that his customary weekly visits may now hold less allure for him — and us — than they once did.

A young boy swimming in a pool.

A Medal-Worthy Swimming Workout

By Callie Fredrickson

Have a kiddo who gets inspired by the swimming events at the Summer Games? Encourage them to give this water workout a try to channel their inner athlete.

A group of kids playing basketball at Life Time.

Drills to Improve Your Kids’ Basketball Game

By Callie Fredrickson

This 30-minute workout is designed for kids of all ages to sharpen their dribbling, shooting, and ball-handling skills.

An adult woman instructor and two kids doing the Kids Studio SHRED class.

Kids Studio SHRED

By Life Time

Music drives this energetic, self-paced class for kids of all fitness levels. Shred through cardio bursts and strength training for the upper body, lower body, and core to help build confidence, strength, and coordination.

group of kids playing tennis

How Can I Encourage My Child to Try a New Activity?

By Emily Ewen

Get inspired to add new kids’ activities to your family’s routine with these tips and best practices.

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