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By Michael Dregni and Maggie Fazeli Fard
Moving your body can help you sharpen your focus, improve your mood, and more.
Dean Barnard with his wrestling medals holding an American Flag
By Dean Barnard
In recommitting to his faith, family, friends, and fitness, one man rediscovers a long-lost passion and reconnects with his purpose.
A collage of images of kids having fun at Life Time, including doing yoga, playing at the pool, sliding down a slide, and playing basketball.
By Callie Chase
Fall, winter, spring, or summer — there are always fun activities and healthy play options for your kids to take part in at the club.
A woman smiling with voluminous, curly hair.
By Emily Ewen
Simple tips for keeping your hair and scalp healthy and protected when you’re spending more time outside in warm, sunny weather. Plus, ideas for trendy, heat-free styles to try.
a woman sleeps in bed
By Craig Cox
Quality sleep may help prevent Alzheimer's, according to recent research.
An older adult woman lifting dumbbells and smiling.
By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
By the time middle-age hits, many often seek a weight-loss goal — but a healthy, effective approach might look different than you think.
a person places a plastic water bottle into a recycle bin
By Michael Dregni
The future of trash . . . is no more trash. That’s the goal behind the latest ideas from forward-thinking waste researchers and engineers.
Two containers of Life Greens on the counter in a kitchen.
By Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Learn why a greens powder may be a worth it way to boost your veggie intake — and what to look for when selecting one.
people look at an x-ray of someone's lungs
By Michael Dregni
Secondhand smoke, radon-gas exposure, and air pollution are to blame, say many experts.
Pilar Gerasimo in a white shirt
By Pilar Gerasimo
Our founding editor reflects on 20 years of Experience Life.
Prescriptions around some drugs
By Craig Cox
The “deprescribing” movement faces various obstacles as advocates seek to gain some influence amid our drug-happy healthcare system, not the least of which is simply getting your doctor’s attention.
a group of people jogging barefoot on a beach
By Michael Dregni and Maggie Fazeli Fard
The benefits of physical activity can be felt in every part of the body, making you stronger, smarter, healthier, happier, and even more gorgeous.
a person holds freshly picked garden vegetables
By Elizabeth Millard
Why nourishing topsoil, raising healthier animals, and growing more nutrient-dense crops and produce is critical to the future of food — and the planet.
A mason jar salad.
By The Life Time Training Team
Layered in mason jars for tasty and transportable warm-weather meals.
colorful, swishing dresses
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Our fitness editor reconnects with her heritage through virtual Persian dance classes.
An illustration of numerous sunscreen and bug spray bottles.
By Hayley Arnet
Simple tips, swaps, and DIY recipes for cleaner sun-care products.
glass jars with various white pills and supplements spilling out
By Henry Emmons, MD
These supplements can help settle the nervous system and calm a worried mind.
A man playing tennis on an outdoor court at Life Time.
By Nancy Brenden
Improve your range of motion, joint stability, and overall performance with this off-court workout.
An illustration of a person standing on a InBody scale.
By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
If you have a weight-loss goal, you probably want to look outside of the traditional bathroom scale to assess your success.
silhouette of woman holding yoga pose with butterflies
By Sonya Renee Taylor
We can all do better than self-acceptance. Here are 10 tools that can move us toward radical self-love.
A person on a boat looks at the water.
By Craig Cox
If stress can lead to graying hair, can periods of calm reverse the process? Recent research suggests it may have that effect, though my graying locks are probably beyond help.
a woman sits cross legged, meditating, in her bedroom
By Experience Life Staff
Discover some of the most promising developments in whole-person health.
a woman smiles and waves to someone she's talking to via the computer
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.
Illustration of a woman on a treadmill with a backpack on.
By Lindsey Frey Palmquist
Get trail-ready with advice and exercises from our expert trainers to prepare you for hiking, backpacking, paddling, or portaging activities.
a group of people "cheers"
By Experience Life Staff
Sophisticated sips without the alcohol.
An illustration of a man running away from different foods, including a banana, broccoli, strawberry, and spinach.
By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Looking for transformational results? Learn why nutrition, exercise, and lifestyle all play a pivotal and connected role.
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.
Mother and daughter doing yoga together.
By Lindsay Payne
Follow these family-friendly yoga sequences that are designed to challenge the minds and bodies of all ages.
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.
a woman holds plank position
By Anika Christ, RD, CPT
With 13 moves with 50 sets, this do-anywhere routine is perfect for a pre-fireworks sweat.
various people running
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
This beginner-friendly plan can help you become a 5K runner in just 90 days.
Mother and daughter doing yoga together.
By Lindsay Payne
Follow these family-friendly yoga sequences that are designed to challenge the minds and bodies of all ages.
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.
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.
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