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Samantha McKinney

Thyroid Health: How to Identify Imbalances + Tips for Support

With Samantha McKinney, RD
Season 4, Episode 5   October 5, 2021

Thyroid issues are prevalent: An estimated one in seven people are affected, with even more suffering from an imbalance — and many not even aware that their thyroid is behind their symptoms. Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT, shares the signals our thyroid might be sending us, the tests to ask for, and the lifestyle habits we can implement in our daily lives to nourish and support our thyroids.

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A man and a woman talking while in a health club setting.

What to Do When You’ve Fallen “Off the Wagon”

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
We all experience bumps in the road when going after health goals. Here’s how to make sure it remains a bump and not a derailment.
Two glasses of Coach Lo's signature green shake.

Coach Lo’s Signature Green Shake

By Lindsay Ogden, CPT
Get your greens disguised with a chocolate taste with this shake from the Fit + Focused program.
A woman doing a gorilla row with dumbbells.

Try it Out: 6-Move Fit + Focused Workout

By Lindsay Ogden, CPT
Curious what the workouts in the Fit + Focused program are like? Give this sample workout designed to improve your strength and conditioning a go.
Coach Lo

What to Know About the Life Time Fit + Focused Program

By Molly Schelper
Plus, get to know Coach Lo who designed and will guide you along the six-week plan.
Three glass bottles of water infused with fruit and herbs.

3 Ways to Get Hydrated — That Aren’t Plain Water

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Try one of these three creative ways to boost your body’s hydration levels.
A woman doing a modified pushup at home.

Three Movements, Six Ways: How to Modify Staple Exercises

By Lindsay Ogden, CPT
Step-by-step guidance for ways to build up your ability to do the movements or add challenge once you’ve mastered the originals.
Paul Kriegler

Why Hydration?

With Paul Kriegler, RD
Season 4, Episode 2   September 14, 2021

Our bodies are 70 percent water, so maintaining a healthy body starts with sustaining healthy hydration habits. In this mini episode, Paul Kriegler, RD, explains why proper hydration is so essential for our health and how we can make sure we’re optimizing our water intake.

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A woman distracted on her phone during an attempt to work out at home.

How Procrastination Can Sabotage Your Weight-Loss Goals

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Plus, five ways to stop delaying your health and fitness efforts.
An illustration of a bowl of veggies and guacamole.

7 No-Prep Convenient Snack Ideas

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Next time hunger hits and you’re short on time, try grabbing one of these healthy options.
Coach Anika's headshot on a background image of various healthy foods and exercise equipment.

A Holistic Approach to Health — and Weight Loss

With Anika Christ, RD, CPT
Season 4, Episode 1   September 7, 2021

When it comes to building optimal health — including goals like losing weight — fitness and nutrition are often the two main factors that are associated with results. But there are many other lifestyle behaviors that influence your ability to reach and sustain your goals. Anika Christ, RD, CPT, joins us to take a comprehensive look, offering strategies for better health as a whole — and weight loss as a byproduct.

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Headshots of four Team Training coaches at Life Time.

Meet Your Team Training Coaches: Four Experts to Know

By Callie Fredrickson
These four Life Time coaches from across the country have built programs to help members pursue health changes and reach new goals.
A woman using her phone while doing a workout at home.

Fitness Training Goes Virtual

By Molly Schelper
It’s been one of the biggest fitness trends over the past year — and it’s here to stay. If you’re curious about Life Time’s virtual training options, here’s everything you might want to know to see if it’s right for you.
Coach Paul in a pushup position.

Coach Paul’s Labor Day Workout

By Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Move your body over the long weekend with this do-anywhere, circuit-style workout.
A woman smiling while eating avocado toast in the kitchen.

5 Things to Do — and Not to Do — When Starting a Health Program

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
A Life Time coach shares the dos and don’ts she’s seen make the difference for clients when embarking on a new fitness or nutrition plan.
The box and bottles for Life Time's Prenatal Multivitamin on a counter.

How Do I Pick a Prenatal Vitamin?

By Callie Fredrickson
Learn about the importance of this supplement before, during, and after pregnancy, as well as how to select a quality one that delivers optimal supportive nutrients.
5-ingredient pulled chicken

Coach Sam’s 5-Ingredient Pulled Chicken

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
The perfect versatile meal-prep protein.
An illustration of a man walking up a staircase.

Why Small Habit Changes Might Not Work For Everyone

By Anika Christ, RD, CPT
While one-habit-at-a-time methods can be useful for some, many times a more holistic overhaul may be a more successful approach for getting you to your goal.
A close-up of someone cooking ribs on the grill.

Flavoring Grilled Proteins: 6 Rubs and Marinades to Try

By Anika Christ, RD, CPT
Ditch store-bought spice mixes and sauces for these healthy, simple recipes that’ll up the taste of grilled meats and fish.
A side-by-side image of a woman — in one image she's drinking water, in the other she's working out at the club.

5 Truths Behind Weight Loss Success Stories

By The Life Time Training Team
Time and time again, our coaches see these five elements as being key to those seeking a weight-loss transformation.
An illustration of a runner crossing a finish line.

Why Finish Lines Work for Fitness Programs

By Anika Christ, RD, CPT
Four reasons to work finish lines consistently into your health and fitness approach.
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