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5 Tips to Stay Sober

By Veronica Valli
Quitting alcohol may not be easy, but it doesn’t have to be hard forever.
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Game On!

By Annie Kragness
Card and dice games are coming to Life Time — and an ARORA co-founder shares three reasons getting dealt in is good for your health and well-being.
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What Are the Risks of Taking an Aspirin Every Day?

By Craig Cox
For heart-healthy people over the age of 60, taking a daily aspirin has "no net benefit," according to a recent JAMA report by the 2022 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.
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PUMPING IRONY: Zapped!

By Craig Cox
Can we cure dementia by zapping our brains with electrical currents? Some enterprising researchers would certainly like us to think so.
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10 Rules for Aging Well

With Frank Lipman, MD
Season 5, Episode 17   August 26, 2022

Every second of every day, all of us are aging, and yet we often wait to address — or altogether avoid — age-related concerns about our health until we reach a certain point in our years or our capabilities begin to diminish. Frank Lipman, MD, shares 10 essential factors he’s outlined for aging well, emphasizing that it’s never too late — or too early — to start embracing them, and that it’s not as difficult as you might think.

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Do You Need a Heart-Rate Monitor?

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Are these devices really worth it? A Life Time trainer shares the influence they can have on your training regimen and outcomes.
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Kicking the Sugar Habit — Together

By Annie Kragness
One Life Time team member and her parents enrolled in the Life Time Sugar Fix program together to eliminate the ingredient from their diets. This was their experience.
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How to Increase Your VO2 Score

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
And why it's a marker for you to care about.
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Why Do Some People Sweat Excessively?

By Margret Aldrich
Though rare, hyperhidrosis can cause someone to sweat a lot.
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PUMPING IRONY: Is It Time for a New Take on Dementia?

By Craig Cox
As Big Pharma continues to flail away on the Alzheimer’s front, new research increasingly turns toward identifying lifestyle changes that can lower the risk of falling prey to the disease.
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5 Markers For Every Health-Conscious Person to Know

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Regularly testing for and tracking these markers can provide invaluable insights to the course of your health journey.
Sam McKinney

How to Balance Your Blood Sugar

With Samantha McKinney, RD
Season 5, Episode 12   July 12, 2022

It’s estimated that as many as one in three U.S. adults have impaired blood-sugar control — and most are unaware until disease diagnosis. This often means missing months or years of opportunities to intervene with lifestyle habits. Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT, explains how blood sugar impacts nearly every aspect of our health and walks us through the many things we can do to better control it.

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It’s Not All in Your Head: A Q&A With Author Sarah Ramey

By Julie Dulude
A candid conversation about chronic illness based on one woman’s personal experience of seeking a diagnosis and treatment.
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Demi Church’s Success Story

By Demi Church
A woman struggling with three autoimmune diseases discovers the healing power of food and lifestyle changes.
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What Is Homeopathy?

By Mo Perry
Treating mild ailments with homeopathic medicine is becoming more mainstream in U.S. healthcare. Learn how it works, and how to make it part of your own healthcare toolkit.
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All About Heart-Rate Training: How to Use it to Maximize Your Fitness Efforts

With Danny King, Master Trainer
Season 5, Episode 10   June 21, 2022

Heart rate can be a powerful tool for building fitness and seeing results from your exercise regimen. Danny King, Master Trainer, shares what to know about heart-rate training, including what it is, how to use it in your workouts, and the ways you can identify the key metrics needed for yourself.

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Becoming an Effective Fat Burner: How to Build Your Aerobic Base

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
The benefits of burning fat efficiently go well beyond aesthetics. Here’s advice for how to do it — and not stress your system.
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Salt: Small Decreases Bring Big Rewards

By Craig Cox
The New York Time's Jane Brody offers tips for reducing salt intake.
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Is Doing Housework Good for Your Brain?

By Craig Cox
Vacuuming and cleaning windows may help our cognition and attention spans, according to a recent study.
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Can Exercise Build Brain “Muscle”?

By Michael Dregni
Yes, according to recent research — and it might also help reduce the neuroinflammation connected with Alzheimer's.
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Birdie Wermy’s Success Story

By Birdie Wermy
How a grueling relay started one Indigenous runner on a path toward a healthier, happier life.
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