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Strong Summer: 6 Tips for Building Strength in the Sunny Season

By Emily Ewen

Advice for enjoying the summer season while working toward your strength-training goals from two Dynamic Personal Trainers at Life Time.

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No Limits: Making Fitness Accessible for All

With Sarah Winchester
Season 8, Episode 16

Those with a disability, injury, or other physical restriction may feel their fitness options are more limited than they are for others — but with some modifications and a shift in mindset, they can discover what they can do rather than what they can’t.

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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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3 Fitness Tests That Can Offer Insights About Your Potential Longevity

By Emily Ewen

The ability to perform these simple tests can be predicative of overall health.

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What Is Body Composition — and How Do I Measure It?

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT

Why tracking this metric can give you better information for reaching your health goals.

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A Clearer View of Health: A Guide to Understanding Comprehensive Bloodwork

With Jim LaValle, RPh, CCN
Season 8, Episode 13

Learn about some additional blood markers you can have tested beyond the traditional panels and why they matter for painting a more complete picture of your current state of your health.

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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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3 Favorite Lunge Variations from the Guinness World Record Holder

By Callie Fredrickson

Meet Austin Head, the Life Time performer and trainer who holds the Guinness World Record for the most lunges performed in one hour.

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Why Red-Light Therapy?

With Danny King, Master Trainer
Season 8, Episode 10

Red-light therapy uses different wavelengths of light to create some sort of impact — and when it comes to health, those benefits can include faster healing, reduced inflammation, muscle recovery, and more.

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Expert Answers: How Long Should I Stay in the Sauna?

By Emily Ewen

Guidelines to keep both seasoned users and those who are new to saunas safe.

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A Guide to Eating and Exercising During Pregnancy

With Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Season 8, Episode 9

Understand the influence that eating and exercise habits have on a pregnancy, how an individual’s needs change in these areas during this time, and which efforts to prioritize to support the health of both mom and baby.

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What Is Pilates — and What Are the Benefits of Pilates?

By Emily Ewen

A Pilates expert shares the principles behind this exercise modality and the top benefits of adding it to your routine.

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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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Expert Answers: How Do I Minimize the Impact of Hitting the Outside of My Shoe on the Ground When I’m Running?

By Mike Thomson, CSCS

If posterior striking is one of your running challenges, these four strength exercises can make your body more resilient to the impact.

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5 Mobility and Strength Moves to Prepare You for Golf Season

By Callie Fredrickson

These exercises can help prevent injury and optimize your performance on the course.

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Why Escalating Density Training?

With Joe Meier, CSCS, PN2
Season 8, Episode 5

Escalating Density Training (EDT) is an approach to training that’s focused on density during strength training — and that can mean big results in a shorter period of exercise.

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5 Stretches to Promote Recovery and Stress Relief

By Chris Alfaro, CPT

A stretch specialist demonstrates a few moves that can relieve muscle tension and counter stress.

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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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Why It’s Worth it to Test for At-Home Food Reactions

With Katie Knafla, RD
Season 8, Episode 3

A registered dietitian explains what food sensitivities are, what the symptoms and causes are, and what’s involved in testing for them — and the advantages of doing so.

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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 to Eat 30 Grams of Protein at Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

By The Life Time Health Team

Eating 30 grams of protein per meal is a target to aim for to help steady blood sugar, support energy, and keep you feeling satiated. Use these high-protein recipes to reach that goal.

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