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4 Essential Daily Habits to Support Your Health

By Elise Wiegele

Life Time experts share their nonnegotiable healthy-living habits, plus advice for adding them to your routine.

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5 High-Protein Shakes and Snacks to Enjoy This Summer

By The Life Time Health Team

Try these seasonal recipes featuring our limited-edition protein powder flavors of strawberry cream and raspberry-lemon cake.

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How Does Iron Support Muscle Health?

By Lauren Bedosky

Iron is critical for myoglobin, a protein that supplies oxygen to your muscles.

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Why Do You Need Electrolytes for Hydration?

With Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Season 8, Episode 12

Our bodies need electrolytes for a variety of reasons, but perhaps most importantly, because they help keep us hydrated and direct water where it needs to go inside the body.

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How Do Amino Acids Support Muscle Health?

By Lauren Bedosky

Amino acids are essential to muscle growth and function. Discover the best food sources and when a supplement may be necessary.

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Supplements to Support Your Efforts in Your Favorite Fitness Classes

By Emily Ewen

Pairing these expert-recommended supplements with your go-to Life Time workout class can aid your body’s recovery.

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5 Tips for Finding High-Quality Mushroom Supplements

By Catherine Guthrie

The way mushrooms are cultivated affects their quality, so finding good mushroom supplements can be a challenge. Keep these five things in mind when you’re shopping.

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How Does Creatine Support Muscle Health?

By Lauren Bedosky

Creatine, a type of amino acid, is essential for muscle health. Discover top food sources and when a supplement may be necessary.

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Why Supplement With a Greens Powder?

With Anika Christ, RD
Season 8, Episode 7

A greens powder supplement is one straightforward way to up your intake of a variety of veggies and fruit.

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The Health Benefits of Creatine

By Andrew Heffernan

Many supplements claim to make you stronger and fitter. This one actually does.

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Why Whey Protein?

With Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Season 8, Episode 4

Whey is considered one of the best sources of protein. Understand what whey is, its benefits to health and fitness, and how to choose a quality whey protein powder.

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7 Supplements for Healthy Aging

By Emily Ewen

A Life Time dietitian shares the top supplements recommended for older adults.

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Ask the Dietitians: Your Nutrition Questions, Answered (Part Two)

With Anika Christ, RD, and Samantha McKinney, RD
Season 8, Episode 2

Which supplement ingredients should I avoid? What is considered “clean eating”? Are there healthy habits to never waiver on? Life Time dietitians answer these common nutrition questions — and more.

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How Do I Use Amino Acids?

By Laura Hamann, RDN, LDN

Guidance for supplementing for workout recovery.

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Expert Answers: Do You Need Sodium for Hydration?

By The Life Time Health Team

How this mineral is involved in the body’s hydration process.

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2 Refreshing Electrolyte Mocktail Recipes

By The Life Time Health Team

The inclusion of electrolytes in these mocktails provides you with an extra hydration boost.

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5 Life Time Experts Share Their Healthy-Living Goals

By Callie Fredrickson

Plus, the daily habits they prioritize to ensure they achieve them.

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Living Well While You Live Long: The Growing Quest for Longevity

With Jeff Zwiefel and Jim LaValle, RPh, CCN
Season 7, Episode 17

Most of us, regardless of our age, are looking to optimize not only our lifespan, but also our health span. In recent years, this quest for longevity has contributed to a growing business with significant economic impact.

In this, episode, Jeff Zwiefel and Jim LaValle, RPh, CCN, discuss the lifestyle factors that contribute to a long and healthy life, as well as the growing body of resources and tools that can support this effort, including MIORA Performance and Longevity at Life Time.

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Ask the Dietitians: Your Nutrition Questions, Answered

With Anika Christ, RD & Samantha McKinney, RD
Season 7, Episode 9

Is there an ideal diet? Do I need to be taking supplements? What should I eat before and after exercising? Life Time dietitians Anika Christ, RD, and Samantha McKinney, RD, join us to answer the most common nutrition questions they hear from members — including these and more

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Why Collagen?

With Anika Christ, RD
Season 7, Episode 7

Collagen is something of a buzzword in the nutrition world of late, yet this nutrient has always been important to our overall health. As our eating patterns have steered toward processed and convenience foods over the past 60 years, our dietary needs for collagen have increased — hence the growing interest in collagen supplementation. Anika Christ, RD, explains what collagen is, its role in our body, and its advantages for health. She also offers guidance around supplementation and supporting your body’s natural production of this nutrient.

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What Are the Benefits of Supplementing With Amino Acids?

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT

A Life Time dietitian and trainer highlights the purpose of using an amino-acid supplement for workout recovery.

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