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By Experience Life Staff
Discover some of the most promising developments in whole-person health.
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By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
Psychiatrist and author Nina Vasan, MD, explains how our social connections influence our mental well-being.
a woman rests in a hammock
By Karen Olson
Do you spend your weekends running errands or squeezing in too many activities? Try these four tips to take back your downtime.
a group of people "cheers"
By Experience Life Staff
Sophisticated sips without the alcohol.
illustration of woman wearing a tank top and graphical representations of how to de-stink athletic apparel
By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
Funky odors in your fitness gear can be tricky to remove. Give these ideas a try.
red and green apple
By Michael Gelb
Here's how to reinvigorate your senses, enhance your awareness, and increase your pleasure in living.
headshot of Jamie Martin, editor in chief of Experience Life magazine
By Jamie Martin
It’s the efforts of many that have made Experience Life what it is over the last 20 years.
Bahram Akradi, the founder, chairman, and CEO of Life Time — Healthy Way of Life.
By Bahram Akradi
Education’s role in shaping the future of the planet.
A selection of Experience Life article spreads
By Experience Life Staff
Whether it was the subject or the storytelling, the articles we’ve written, edited, and read these past 20 years have made an impact on our team.
a bowl filled with cherries
By Kaelyn Riley
These popular stone fruits are a sweet (or tart) summer treat. Make the best use of them with these tips.
a woman stretches in her living room
By Michael Dregni
Morning movement can increase cognitive skills, according to a recent study.
wood carving of a person with a child like hole
By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC
Coping with the loss of a pregnancy can take a toll on both a person and a relationship. Here's why — and what to do about it.
various people running
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
This beginner-friendly plan can help you become a 5K runner in just 90 days.
Bahram Akradi in a park setting
By Quinton Skinner
The founder and CEO of Life Time shares the visionary story of creating the Healthy Way of Life brand, plus his insights on the evolution of health and fitness.
Chili lime tilapia and veggies in a foil pack
By Maddie Augustin
Fish is paired with black beans, red bell peppers, and red onions — and lots of spices — in this quick dish.
Two people, including one with a rainbow bracelet, hold hands.
By Heidi Wachter
Learn what you can do to support, uplift, and celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community every day — beyond Pride Month.
a broccoli salad
By Mo Perry
There are a wide variety of brassicas and many delicious ways to prepare them.
A person ties their shoes.
By Craig Cox
Late-blooming runners are routinely beating veteran racers at the national level, raising questions about the toll decades of training exact on the body — and why we choose to run (or not) in the first place.
sliced cucumbers
By Kaelyn Riley
This popular summer veggie is more versatile than you might think.
a woman uses a sound bowl
By Sheila Mulrooney Eldred
Taking a sound bath turns on the relaxation response and may help combat chronic stress.
A group of people clink glasses together and share a meal.
By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
Whether you are taking a day off to be with community or to learn more as an ally, these ideas can help you better connect to Freedom Day.
a person looks at their fitness monitor
By Craig Cox
Interval training improves the transfer of calcium in the heart's cell membranes, according to a recent study.
steak and potatoes cooked in a foil pack
By Maddie Augustin
Sirloin steak, fingerling potatoes, and broccoli cook at the same time in this foil-pack meal.
a string of party lights
By Michael Dregni
Turning off lights and advocating for better streetlamps are just two ways to preserve the night.
a woman holds a bunch of kale at a farmers market
By Mo Perry
Cooking and fermenting the veggies — and making sure you have adequate iodine — might be the key.
spicy ginger tempeh and veggies in a foil pack
By Maddie Augustin
Marinate your tempeh and veggies in tamari, garlic, honey, ginger, and sesame oil before cooking in a foil packet.
A Black woman holds a sign outside a store that says OPEN.
By Quinton Skinner
As life continues to evolve in the wake of the pandemic, experts offer advice on how to remain adaptable.
A doctor looks at a brain scan.
By Craig Cox
The controversy surrounding the FDA’s approval of the first new Alzheimer’s drug in nearly two decades will do little to temper demand by desperate patients and their caregivers. It may also exacerbate racial disparities among those vying for the treatment.
series of a man performing a box jump
By Sarah Tuff
The box jump is a fundamental move that can help test, assess, and improve your power.
breakfast sandwiches
By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Here are five things to consider.
Italian chicken and mixed veggies in a foil pack
By Maddie Augustin
For an added Italian touch, top your finished meal with shredded Parmesan.
Wallace headshot
By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
Researcher Wallace J. Nichols, PhD, on how he embraces the mind-cleansing power of water every day.
Animal Flow Fitness
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Improve how you move with this dynamic, body-weight workout.
An image of Dr. Shefali's new book
By Shefali Tsabary, MD
In her new book, A Radical Awakening, Dr. Shefali talks about the difference between authenticity and goodness — and how to learn to love ourselves.
woman holding plank
By Sarah Tuff
The pushup is a fundamental move that can help test, assess, and improve your muscular endurance.
a man stretches his tricep while at his desk
By Andrew Heffernan
Summer leave you a little banged up? This 15-minute recovery workout, based on moves from the Egoscue Method, will have you standing tall and moving easy.
A welcome sign on a store window
By Craig Cox
Emerging from social isolation, I’m discovering the importance of patience and empathy while gradually reconnecting to friends, family, and an eerily familiar postpandemic world.
a woman stretches while seated in front of a computer
By Scott Sonenshein, PhD
These practices can help you chase less and live more.
a person gripping their wrist
By Craig Cox
Could replacing cartilage be the key to ending arthritic joint pain?
fresh broccoli in a stainer being rinsed in a sing
By Mo Perry
The answer depends on how strong your digestion is, say some experts.
a parent talks with a child
By Michael Dregni
Sleep disorders, gastrointestinal infections, and a higher risk of premature death are just some of the possible effects, according to a recent study.
a woman performs an overhead squat
By Sarah Tuff
The overhead squat is a fundamental move that can help test, assess, and improve your mobility.
a woman performs a kneeling backbend
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Learn how to move safely into this front-body stretch.
shrimp and veggies grilled in a foil pack
By Maddie Augustin
This nifty take on the classic shrimp boil combines shrimp, sausage, veggies, and seasonings in a foil packet cooked on the grill.
essential oil bottle and various dried herbs and flower
By Henry Emmons, MD
Essential oils and aromatherapy can support mental and emotional health in many ways, says our columnist Henry Emmons, MD.
A hospital building is pictured.
By Craig Cox
The pandemic has persuaded the U.S. healthcare industry to reimagine some aspects of its operations in ways that may yield significant benefits for the elderly. Will those revelations survive a return to normalcy?
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