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illustration of a person running to build immunity
By Craig Cox
Exercise is an immune booster, but if you’ve been exposed to or are recovering from COVID-19, you might want to take it easy, according to a recent analysis.
a woman doing a sit up with weights at home
By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
The pandemic has required us all to adjust our exercise routines in some way. These five evolutions may be a silver-lining change to our disrupted regimens.
A group fitness instructor smiling and having fun in class.
By Molly Schelper
Whether you prefer to unwind with quiet stillness or release emotion with high-energy movement, there’s a fitness class suited to your stress-management style.
a man performing a renegade row
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Improve your form on this advanced plank move to boost functional abdominal strength and prevent injury.
Two women using a foam roller for stretching.
By The Life Time Training Team
Discover why trainers often recommend the foam roller as a must-have tool for your pre-and post-workout routines.
Gunnar Peterson headshot.

Gunnar Peterson has trained everybody — from professional athletes to high-profile celebrities to everyday exercisers. In this episode, we talk about his long-time experience in the industry, including the staples he uses in his programming to help people reach their goals and perform their best.

A man outside doing warrior pose.
By Lauren Bedosky
Seeking a vigorous workout, total relaxation, or increased flexibility? Finding your yoga type depends on your end goal.
A woman doing a yoga on a mat outside near the water.
By Nicole Radziszewski
Reap the physical and mental rewards of this ancient tradition — safely, and at your own pace.
A woman doing a workout off of her phone in her home.
By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
A Life Time master trainer shares some unexpected upsides of taking your workouts virtual.
A woman wearing a mask, stretching on a yoga mat in a fitness facility.
By Life Time Editorial Team
After analyzing nearly 50 million fitness-center visits, researchers found that only a small number — 0.00023 percent — corresponded to positive tests.
Two women in a side stretch doing yoga outside.
By The Life Time Training Team
Benefit your mind and body in just 10 minutes or less.
A man running up stairs outside.
By Lindsey Frey Palmquist
Break through fitness plateaus with these tips for safely and strategically adding more speed, distance, weight, reps, recovery, and nutrition into your fitness routine.
An illustration of a woman sitting on one side of a seesaw-type scale, with broccoli, a kettlebell, and jar on the other side.
By Mo Perry
How much you weigh gets a lot of attention despite being one of the least telling measures of health.
Man throwing a medicine ball on the street outside.
By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Improper recovery can slow your progress. Learn why — and what and how to incorporate for a more effective approach.
Kelly Richards wearing a bike helmet.
By Kelly Richards
A survivor of traumatic brain injury shares the story of her bike accident and subsequent recover as a cautionary — yet inspiring — tale.
Headshot of NFL veteran Tim Hightower.
Purpose is critical to our sense of meaning and happiness. NFL veteran Tim Hightower discusses how his focus on purpose has guided him and offers advice we can all follow for pursuing our own purpose-driven lives.
A woman running up on a high peak of a mountain.
By Life Time and HOKA ONE ONE
One woman shares how committing to her health and fitness helped her stay true to herself, discover new passions, and build a strong, supportive community.
Three people using rowing machines inside a fitness facility.
By Craig Cox
New guidelines by the American College of Sports Medicine recommend exercise as a strategy to avoid a severe case of the virus.
A trainer talking to a client while on a treadmill inside of a fitness facility.
By Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Learn why practicing fitness can lead to an improved metabolism.
A woman who looks happy and is rollerblading outside.
By Jessie Sholl
Why cutting loose is so good for our mental and physical health — and how to do it more often.
Man cutting a banana into slices on a cutting board.
By Nicole Radziszewski
Go light before your workout — and try to eat a postworkout snack within an hour or two of your workout for recovery.
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