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A young girl doing athletic drills in a gym.
By Nancy Brenden
Long-Term Athlete Development is an important method for growing kids’ athletic abilities — and one you’ve probably never heard of.
three kids in a poll at Life Time
By Nancy Brenden
What kids acquire between swim lanes can be used to navigate the waters of life.
a Life Time swim instructor helps a child kick while on her back
By Lindsey Frey Palmquist
Learn the best time to enroll your child, what you can expect throughout, and how lessons progress as your child advances.
a little girl holds a handful of tennis balls on a tennis court while her partner looks on
By Nancy Brenden
Young tennis players learn more than just the rules and strategies of the game. They absorb skills and values for life, too.
Life Time indoor swimming pool
By Life Time Editorial Team
This expert Q&A explains all the programs Life Time has to offer, including lessons and activities.
A woman swimming laps in a pool.
By Molly Schelper
How this sport can help transform young swimmers into lifelong athletes — and why it could be a beneficial activity for your kiddos.
A woman smiling holding a tennis racquet on a tennis court.
By Nancy Brenden
Discover some of the surprising ways this all-ages racquet sport can boost your body and mind.
feet in snowshoes
By Nicole Radziszewski
Boost your enjoyment of snowshoeing with these tips.
two people fat tire biking on a snow covered trail
By Michael Dregni
Snow is no longer off-limits for adventurous riders.
Mechelle Lewis Freeman

In this episode, Olympian Mechelle Lewis Freeman shares her story of drive and commitment as she trained for the Olympics — and how she applies those same characteristics to the work she does today. She also offers advice we can all follow around owning our own path, staying true to our core beliefs, overcoming setbacks, and having the uncommon courage to go after what we want.

Frankie Ruiz

Regardless of your age, speed, geographic location, or economic status, running can be a lifelong sport. Coach Frankie Ruiz, co-founder of the Life Time–Miami Marathon, shares his top tips for training, whether you’re a new runner or getting back into it.

a woman snowshoeing with a toddler on her back
By Sarah Tuff Dunn
Complement your favorite indoor workout routines with these cold-weather pursuits.
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.
An illustration of a woman rollerskating with her dog on a leash.
By Jessie Sholl
Why cutting loose is so good for our mental and physical health — and how to do it more often.
Allyson Felix standing in front of a concrete wall.
By Molly Tynjala
The Olympic champion shares what she’s learned so far about motherhood, success, and adapting to uncertainty.
Three women on the top of Mount Kilimanjaro holding a sign that says "Life Time."
By Life Time
How three Life Time members trained to summit Mount Kilimanjaro — and raise awareness for their clean water nonprofit.
A woman on a hike looking at a mountain landscape.
By Sarah Tuff Dunn
Amp up your fitness regimen this summer by complementing your indoor routine with a new favorite outdoor activity.
Man looking at smart watch.
By Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Training for a 5K can be a great way to achieve and maintain higher levels of fitness, endurance, and strength — whether you're a runner or not.
A fit man running outside.
By Matthew Sanford
Here’s how to turn running into an integrated mind–body exercise.
Man running outside in a beautiful landscape.
By Sarah Tuff Dunn
Trail running offers a unique blend of mental and physical training. These expert tips can help you stay injury-free and enjoy fitness gains.
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