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A woman on a yoga mat on the floor stretching her lower back.
By Eric Proper
Plus, a strength-program to help you recover from low back pain.
A woman stretching her arms, looking off to the side.
By The Life Time Training Team
Plus, what you can to do to recover better.
A woman looking at her fitness tracker after exercising.
By Tom Nikkola, CSCS, CISSN
Wondering if it’s actually possible to burn calories after your workout? Learn what “the afterburn effect” really is and what it could mean for your training sessions.
A man using a barbell by himself in a health club.
By Molly Schelper
Four of Life Time’s Master Trainers share their go-to strategies for making fitness progress — whether you’re picking up your routine again or starting fresh.
A man in his kitchen with a shaker bottle and headphones in.
By Life Time Editorial Team
A little guidance for re-establishing healthy habits and a regimen that fits this new normal — no matter how quickly or slowly you’re transitioning out of quarantine.
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.
The legs and feet of someone walking outside.
By Molly Tynjala
A short daily walk may improve your slumber, according to a recent study.
Two Life Time membership cards on a surface.
By Tom Nikkola, CSCS, CISSN
Being healthy and fit can be a powerful protector against illness. Discover how a health club or gym could be a critical source of support in your endeavors.
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.
Illustration of a flame inside two arrows that form a circle.
By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Can you get stuck with a “slow” metabolism? Should you eat every two hours? Sift through six widely-accepted myths and learn what you really can do to boost your metabolism.
A photo of Jason Sweetnam.
By Maggie Fazeli Fard, Michael Dregni, and Jill Metzler Patton
There’s no one-size-fits-all formula for fueling your fitness endeavors. Here’s how Jason Sweetnam powers and recovers from his workout.
Young boy with swimming goggles and towel wrapped around his shoulders.
By Lindsey Frey Palmquist
Maintain and even improve your child’s swimming abilities while the pools are closed with these practice tips and exercises.
Blender, nut butter, blueberries and spinach laid out on a counter.
By Molly Schelper
Looking for a convenient way to get a balance of nutrients into your diet? Try these body-fueling shake recipes from three healthy-living experts.
Woman working in a garden.
By Nicole Radziszewski
Here are some ideas to help you and your loved ones stay fit and have fun while social distancing.
People walking on treadmills.
By Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Don't just "do cardio." Transform your conditioning program and optimize its effectiveness with these tips.
Man strength training with kettlebell.
By The Life Time Training Team
Strength training benefits all ages and fitness abilities. Here's why I consider it the most important type of exercise.
Woman doing an at home workout.

Danny King, personal trainer and national manager of team development at Life Time, offers advice for maximizing your at-home workouts — no matter your starting point.

Four people doing moving meditations outside,
By Matthew Sanford
Three stretches to help you increase your body awareness.
A fit man running outside.
By Matthew Sanford
Here’s how to turn running into an integrated mind–body exercise.
Woman with a barbell behind her back.
By The Life Time Training Team
Blood flow restriction training isn't just for serious athletes. This style can benefit older adults, those rehabbing injuries, or individuals looking to reap new benefits from their fitness routine.
Woman on elliptical who looks ill.
By Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
If you're not feeling well or are fighting off an illness, you may need to temporarily shift your exercise plan.
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