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Paul Kriegler

How Much Protein Do I Need?

With Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Season 6, Episode 5   January 24, 2023

If you ask any of the Life Time dietitians — including this episode’s guest, Paul Krieger, RD, CPT — they’ll note that one of the most important things you can do for your nutrition is make sure you’re consuming enough quality protein. Kriegler explains why this macronutrient is so critical for health, and he shares how much protein you need, what animal and plant sources are the best, and ways to support your body in properly digesting and absorbing it.

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Samantha McKinney

Why 1-2-12?

With Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Season 6, Episode 4   January 17, 2023

While many are tempted by the latest eating fad or trendy diet, the team at Life Time has long maintained that sustainable, healthy food habits are based on a few foundational practices. In this mini episode, Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT, introduces us to 1-2-12, Life Time’s new nutrition system that offers a framework nearly anyone can use to improve their eating behaviors.

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Coach Lindsay and Coach David in a side plank.

20-Minute 60day Workout to Get You Stronger

By The Life Time Training Team
In this sample Sweat Session you'll perform three movements for four rounds, going down in reps and up in weights as you go, before finishing with a core block.
Anika Christ

How to Detox With Whole Foods

With Anika Christ, RD, CPT
Season 6, Episode 3   January 10, 2023

“Detox” is a long-debated topic: Some associate it with deprivation, while others think the practice is not necessary because of our body’s natural detoxification systems. Anika Christ, RD, joins us to clear up the confusion, and explains how to detox your body with a whole-foods approach that feels far from depriving — and that can support nearly everyone in feeling and functioning better.

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Four glasses of different types of protein shakes.

Shake School With Coach Anika

By Anika Christ, RD, CPT
Anika Christ, RD, CPT, walks through how to make a healthy, tasty protein shake.
Food being prepared

1-2-12: The Nutrition System to Sustain You for Life

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Learn about this dietitian-developed, step-by-step system designed to make healthy eating easy and practical for the long-term.
Coach Anika doing a bodyweight squat.

30 Days of Express Workouts: Introducing the Holiday Hustle

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Learn about this new digital program designed to help you maintain healthy fitness and nutrition habits despite the obstacles of the holiday season. It begins December 5.
A scoop of protein powder.

3 Ways to Use Our New Sea Salt Caramel Protein Powder

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Shakes and protein balls that offer satiation with an indulgent taste.
Why Dynamic Personal Training?

Why Dynamic Personal Training?

With Anna Taylor, CPT
Season 6, Episode 1   November 15, 2022

Dynamic Personal Training is Life Time’s unique philosophy around a fully engaged approach to training — but what is it exactly? And how is it different from other one-on-one training programs? Anna Taylor, CPT, explains Dynamic Personal Training and the unique experience — and elevated results — it delivers to members.

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Chunks of chocolate

Is Life Time’s 10-Day Sugar Fix Program Right For You?

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Everything to know about this digital program designed to curb sugar cravings.
woman lifting dumbbell weights

Why Strength Training Can Be One of the Fastest Ways to Get Results

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Five benefits of this type of exercise effort.
A person adding a pre-workout supplement powder into a glass with liquid.

Is Pre-Workout Right For You?

By Laura Waxvik RDN, LDN
This Q&A with a Life Time dietitian may help you decide.
A woman at a desk with her hands on her face, appearing to be very stressed.

4 Expert Tips for Tackling Stress

By Katie Knafla, RD, LD
Plus, three things you might not know about stress.
Trainer assisting member lifting weights

6 Trainer Secrets for Making Meaningful Fitness Progress in 60 Days

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Six Life Time trainers share how they’ve coached their clients to see positive health results in the span of a 60-day program.
Jason Stella

Insights From a Life Time Trainer: The Constants For Making Fitness Progress

With Jason Stella, CPT
Season 5, Episode 16   August 9, 2022

In this conversation with Jason Stella, CPT, PES, CES, we get his perspective on the constants of fitness that he’s seen over his 25-plus years in the industry, as well as where he thinks it’s headed. Plus, he shares what to look for to find a trainer who can best support you — and offers advice on shifting your mindset so you’re ready to make real, lasting change.

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Woman checking her heart rate on apple watch

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.
Woman wearing mask to find VO2 score

How to Increase Your VO2 Score

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
And why it's a marker for you to care about.
A Life Time team member working with a member who's using the InBody scale in the club.

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.
A woman holding a green smoothie.

3 Habits Life Time Dietitians Do on the Regular

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Strategies that help set them up for daily nutritional success.
Danny King

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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woman's feet on treadmill

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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