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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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Hop to It: A Leap Day-Inspired Workout

By David Freeman

Elevate your routine with this five-move workout that’s full of leaps and jumps.

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5 Tips for Staying the Course When You’re Not Seeing Fitness Progress

By Callie Fredrickson

Advice from a Dynamic Personal Trainer about what to do when you’ve been working on your fitness but your results are seemingly stalled.

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How to Fall in Love With Your Workouts

By Emily Ewen

Four fitness experts from Life Time share their top tips for cultivating a positive mindset around exercise.

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Dynamic Duo: 3 Stretches to Do With a Partner

By Emily Ewen

A stretch specialist outlines the benefits of assisted stretching and demonstrates three options you can try with a partner.

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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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How to Use 4 Popular Cardio Machines

By Emily Ewen

A Dynamic Personal Trainer explains four common cardio machines — and offers advice for adding them to your workout routine.

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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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How to Use 4 Popular Strength-Training Machines

By Emily Ewen

A Dynamic Personal Trainer demonstrates using four common strength-training machines — and offers advice for adding them to your workout routine.

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What Are Macros and Calories?

With Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Season 7, Episode 16

Macros and calories are often the focus for many individuals who are pursuing health-related goals, particularly those tied to body composition. Yet as straightforward as these essential elements of nutrition may seem, they are actually quite complicated and nuanced. Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT, helps us understand the differences between macros and calories and the roles they play in our health and well-being. He also offers insights for how to think about them when it comes to healthy eating.

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Why Active Metabolic Assessment?

With Anika Christ, CPT, RD
Season 7, Episode 14

The Active Metabolic Assessment, often referred to as an AMA, is a test that assesses your current fitness status and provides data that can inform your fitness program and make your workouts more efficient. Anika Christ, CPT, RD, explains what the AMA is, the data you get from it, why that information is important, and how to use it to tailor your exercise regimen.

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So, You Finished a Fitness Challenge — What’s Next?

By Emily Ewen

A Dynamic Personal Trainer offers tips on how to stay motivated and maintain your healthy-living habits for the long haul.

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The Downsides of the Sweet Stuff: All About Sugar and Sugar Alternatives

With Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Season 7, Episode 12

Sugar is everywhere, and — as with so many things — too much of it is detrimental to our health and well-being. While this is common knowledge for many, most of us are still consuming well more than is recommended, and the topic has gotten even more confusing in recent years with the proliferation of artificial and natural sweeteners. Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT, explains the body-wide health effects of sugar, the pros and cons of the various types of sweet sources, and how we can be more mindful about sugar’s place in our diets.

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5 Stretches to Help Your Pickleball Game

By Emily Ewen

A Dynamic Stretch Specialist on the importance of prioritizing your flexibility and mobility to reduce the risk of pickleball injuries.

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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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