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Jamie Martin, Editor in Chief

A long-time member of the Experience Life team, Jamie Martin has served as editor in chief of the progressive health and fitness magazine since January 2016.

Experience Life editor in chief Jamie Martin

Jamie Martin is the editor in chief of Experience Life, the award-winning health and fitness magazine published by Life Time that is dedicated to empowering its 2 million readers to live their healthiest, happiest lives, most authentic lives. She is also the vice president of content strategy at Life Time and the cohost of the Life Time Talks podcast.

Jamie’s career with Experience Life began as an editorial intern in June 2005, after earning her BA in professional journalism from the University of Minnesota. Over the past two decades, she has worn many hats, including serving as the senior director of content, then executive editor. She was named editor in chief of Experience Life in January 2016, and vice president of content strategy for Life Time in February 2021.

In her role, Jamie is focused on an integrated print and digital content strategy, while continuing the publication’s mission to provide realistic, actionable, empowering healthy-living information. Under Jamie’s leadership, Experience Life has won numerous regional and national awards for its print and digital initiatives, including seven top FOLIO: Awards in 2019 (the last year of entry since COVID).

A lifelong healthy-living enthusiast, Jamie’s fitness interests include strength training, running, and yoga, including a certification in prenatal yoga instruction.

Thanks to her long tenure with the magazine and depth of knowledge about health and wellness, Jamie is often called upon internally by colleagues and externally by the media and other groups for insights on health, fitness, and optimal-living topic.

She lives in the Twin Cities with her husband and their two daughters.

Follow Jamie on Instagram @jamiemartinEL.


Healthy Exchange: The Power of Purpose (January 26, 2023)

The Crisis Files: Help! I’m Sleep Deprived (December 29, 2022)

The Crisis Files: Burnout and Bust (December 12, 2022)

The Evolve Podcast: Personal Growth and Evolution (July 12, 2021)

On the Importance of Breathing (WCCO-TV | February 6, 2021)

Ways to Beat the Pandemic Burnout (KSAT, San Antonio | August 28, 2020)

Recognizing and Reducing “Pandemic Burnout” ( | July 28, 2020)

Five Foundational Tips to Build Healthy Habits | The Balancing Act (Lifetime Network | January 7, 2020)

Health Magazine Editor Talks Superfoods | WCCO ( | May 12, 2019)

From Intern to Editor-in-Chief, Jamie Martin | Real Leaders With Roshini (WCCO Radio | April 27, 2019)

Breaking Free of Technology’s Grip | ( | May 16, 2018)

Five Tips to Avoid Burnout and Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions | ( | January 17, 2018)

Finding Calm in a Frantic World | ( | November 1, 2017)

Researchers Study Smartphone Thumb | ( | July 10, 2017)

Why Are We Leaving Vacation Time on the Table? | ( | July 3, 2017)

Coping With Email Stress | ( | March 9, 2017)

Set Your Circadian Clock for Better Health | ( | January 10, 2017)

Probiotic Shopping Tips: What to Watch Out For | ( | November 28, 2016)

Improving Your Heart Health ( | September 29, 2016)

Avoid Energy Traps ( | September 5, 2016)

From Intern to Editor-in-Chief: Meet Experience Life’s Jamie Martin (FOLIO: | July 7, 2016)

How Lack of Sleep Adds Up ( | May 23, 2016)

DIY Nut Milk ( | May 9, 2016)

Helping Seniors Stay Fit ( | April 26, 2016)

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