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5 Signs Your Thyroid is Hindering Your Weight-Loss Efforts

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
If you feel like you have healthy habits but are still struggling with your body composition goals, evaluating these signs will help you determine if your thyroid hormones might be the barrier.
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How Flexibility Affects Fitness

By The Life Time Training Team
Learn the common sources of stiffness as well as techniques to increase your flexibility — and the benefits you may reap from doing so.
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Do You Need a Personal Trainer — Or a Fitness Professional?

By Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Three traits to look for when choosing someone to help with your fitness efforts.
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Strength Training: Total Body vs. Split Workouts

By The Life Time Training Team
Learn which training approach is right for you.
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5 Machines You’re Not Using But Ought to Be

By Danny King
Don’t walk by these machines the next time you’re at the health club — hop on.
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5 Reasons Why Training in a Group Can Get You Better Results

By Lindsay Ogden, CPT
No matter what your personal goals are.
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5 Myths About Menopause

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Debunking common misconceptions about this inevitable phase.
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Are “Cheat Meals” a Good Idea?

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Things to consider when deciding whether or not to include regular indulgences in your nutrition approach.
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7 Steps to Improve Your Adrenal Function

By Anika Christ, RD, CPT
Plus, how a Life Time dietitian overcame her own adrenal fatigue.
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Bring on Summer: Week 3 Workouts

By The Life Time Training Team
Continue your fitness efforts with week three of our three-week workout plan.
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Bring on Summer: Week 3 Meal Plan

By The Life Time Training Team
Continue your nutrition efforts with week two of our three-week meal plan.
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7 Signs You’re in an Unhealthy Relationship — With Food

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Plus, ways to navigate the ups and downs so you can develop healthier and more sustainable eating habits.
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Simple Ways to Detox Your Home

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Add these steps to your spring-cleaning efforts to set your home up to better support your health.
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Bring on Summer: Week 2 Workouts

By The Life Time Training Team
Continue your fitness efforts with week two of our three-week workout plan.
healthy chocolate chip banana muffins

Bring on Summer: Week 2 Meal Plan

By The Life Time Training Team
Continue your nutrition efforts with week two of our three-week meal plan.
A woman rubbing her eyes, stressed while at work.

5 Signs You’re More Stressed Than You Think

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Signals not to be ignored that show your stress might be negatively affecting you in deeper ways than you realize.
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How to Maximize Your Metabolism

With Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Season 3, Episode 3   April 6, 2021

Metabolism is more complex than simply being “fast” or “slow” or controlled by exercise. There are many things we can do in our daily lives to optimize it. Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT, shares how to build the foundation for a healthy metabolism, as well as ways to dig deeper if you’re not seeing results or feeling your best.

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Bring on Summer: Week 1 Meal Plan

By The Life Time Training Team
Start your nutrition efforts with week one of our three-week meal plan.
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Bring on Summer: Week 1 Workouts

By The Life Time Training Team
Start your fitness efforts with week one of our three-week workout plan.
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