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By Molly Tynjala
When two sisters received back-to-back breast-cancer diagnoses, they developed a virtual system to support each other — and became inspired to do the same for others.
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By Aviva Romm, MD
Mix up this anti-inflammatory wellness drink to give your immune system a boost.
A man playing pickleball.
By Nancy Brenden
This social, all-levels-friendly game is the fastest-growing sport in the country. Here’s what to know if you want to join in.
a group of woman discuss a book
By Molly Tynjala
Respectful debate and setting expectations are key.
a woman performs a bench press
By Sarah Tuff
Personalize your strength routine with these variations on one of your favorite lifts.
An illustration of a woman washing her hands.
By Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Understand what factors outside of nutrition and exercise influence the health of your immune system.
a person pairs their fitness watch with their phone
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Our fitness editor shares how she listens to her body instead of obsessing over device-driven goals.
a rainbow colored umbrella
By Amy C. Waninger
An inclusivity expert shares tips for navigating gender-related conversations with greater empathy and ease.
garlic bulbs, onions and scallions
By Catherine Guthrie
What is an allium — and why do you need to eat more of them? Read on for the benefits of onions, garlic, leeks, and more.
a woman looks forelornely out a window
By Henry Emmons, MD
Labeling all mood dysregulation as “depression” may interfere with effective treatment. Consider this a more nuanced approach.
a man walks up a set of stone stairs with a cane
By Craig Cox
Millions of elderly Americans land in the hospital each year after taking a tumble. So why are doctors continuing to prescribe drugs that increase that risk?
An illustration of two hands reaching for one another, with a heart placed in the palm of one of the hands.
By Julie Dulude
This year’s theme highlights the need for universal access to resources. Discover what you can do to support your own and others’ mental well-being.
a woman performs an overhead press with a barbell
By Sarah Tuff
Personalize your strength routine with these variations on one of your favorite upper-body lifts.
An illustration of a man in a bathtub with a hot cup of tea and a book.
By Callie Fredrickson
These ideas can help promote end-of-day relaxation — so you can get a better night’s sleep.
The Splitrock Lighthouse in Minnesota
By Heidi Wachter
The Great Lakes are critical to our environment, cultures, and economy — and even our spiritual lives. But they are under threat on many fronts. Here's how you can help.
An illustration of a woman holding a pear.
By Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Discover which foods and supplements are essential for helping your body build a strong immune system.
an illustration of chairs with books resting on the seats
By Molly Tynjala
A bibliophile’s guide to creating — and sustaining — a great reading group.
a man performs a barbell deadlift
By Sarah Tuff
Personalize your strength routine with these variations on one of your favorite lower-body lifts.
two people hug
By Jessie Sholl
There's a big difference between cursory cordiality and true benevolence. Our experts make the case for spreading deep kindness in your community.
a cashier smiles and hands a customer their credit card back
By Craig Cox
While the benefits of cultivating strong relationships are well known, we often overlook the value of the brief random social interactions that really make our day.
a man does a push up in his living room
By Molly Tynjala
A regular fitness routine may help protect those diagnosed with COVID against hospitalization and even death.
A man and a woman talking while in a health club setting.
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.
headshot of Jamie Martin, editor in chief of Experience Life magazine
By Jamie Martin
Experience Life editor Jamie Martin on emotional agility and mental well-being.
a woman covers her face while in front of chalk board with random squiggles around her head
By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC
What is OCD, and what are some treatment options?
a woman picks a squash with her young children watching on
By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
Psychiatrist Drew Ramsey, MD, author of 50 Shades of Kale, is all about eating to fuel your brain — and your happiness.
a jar of pumpkin puree sits next to a pumpkin
By Kaelyn Riley
Canned pumpkin is a nutritious, versatile ingredient. Here's what to make with pumpkin purée as well as how to pick out a good brand.
Two adults playing pickleball.
By Emily Ewen
The benefits of playing sports are as true for adults as for kids. Explore the perks, and get tips for finding the game that’s right for you.
Five bubbles showing Cassandra and Maral doing partner workout exercises.
By Molly Schelper
Find a pal and work through this full-body strength circuit together.
feet on a yoga mat with a kettlebell sitting next to it
By Sarah Tuff
There's no need to muscle through the same old weight workouts. Personalize your strength routine with these variations on your favorite lifts.
A collage of images of four Life Time team members.
By Lindsey Frey Palmquist
Enjoy the family stories, delicious flavors, and traditional cuisine proudly shared in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month.
A woman looking at a workout video on a phone screen while at home.
By Emily Ewen
Personal trainers offer tips for integrating both onsite and virtual fitness programming to create a routine that works for you.
a man holds the various positions of stepping left, stepping right ab exercise
By Andrew Heffernan
Tired of crunches? These six dynamic moves can build a strong, functional core.
a variety of ancient grains in bowls
By Stephanie Soucheray
What are ancient grains, and why should we eat them? Read on for expert advice on how to broaden your whole-grain horizons.
A leaky faucet is pictured.
By Laine Bergeson Becco
We answer some of your most common questions about leaky gut syndrome.
Rendering of a living room at Life Time Living Green Valley.
By Callie Fredrickson
Living a healthy life is easier when your home is designed with your well-being in mind. Get a sneak peek at how you can live, exercise, and embrace community all in one location at this brand new living space just outside of Las Vegas.
a woman laughs while lying on her yoga mat
By Nicole Radziszewski
Skipping warm-ups, not having a plan, and other common workout blunders.
Bahram Akradi, the founder, chairman, and CEO of Life Time — Healthy Way of Life.
By Bahram Akradi
In stressful times, the ability to slow down, process, and be present can be transformative.
a woman performs a jumping jack
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Finesse your form on this classic calisthenic move to amp up its cardio benefits.
a couple breaking up
By Mo Perry
Fear of rejection can keep us from living life fully, but there are graceful ways to handle the sting.
a man performs the triangle
By Andrew Heffernan
Rotate your spine safely — and reduce back tension — with these four stretches.
a bento box lunch filled with easy to prepare recipes
By Maddie Augustin
Try these creative make-ahead recipes to level up your plant-based-lunch game.
A woman doing a gorilla row with dumbbells.
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
By Molly Schelper
Plus, get to know Coach Lo who designed and will guide you along the six-week plan.
hands rest on a ladder leading to a chiseled out section of frozen water
By Heidi Wachter
Cold exposure and conditioning may offer a range of health benefits, from mood stabilization to metabolic improvements.
headshot of Caeleb Dressel
By Molly Tynjala
The 7-time Olympic gold medalist talks about perseverance and staying focused.
A close up shot of a tennis shoe, tennis ball, and tennis racquet on a tennis court.
By Callie Fredrickson
If you want to be a skilled all-around tennis player, the trick is to focus on more frequent game play and less on lessons alone.
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