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The Life Time Talks Podcast

From getting more out of your workouts and nutrition to living a purposeful, authentic life, Life Time Talks dives deep into different topics to give you the information you need to achieve your health, fitness, and life goals. New episodes added every Tuesday.

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A headshot of Glennon Doyle.
With Best-Selling Author Glennon Doyle
Season 2, Episode 5   September 22, 2020

Earlier this year, Glennon Doyle’s latest memoir, Untamed, quickly became a No. 1 New York Times bestseller. Doyle joins us to speak about her book, about the transformative power of imagination and grief — and being the true you in this world.

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With Gunnar Peterson
Season 2, Episode 4   September 15, 2020

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.

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With Samantha McKinney, RD
Season 2, Episode 3   September 8, 2020

The gut is often considered the gatekeeper to our overall health — and imbalances many times surface in surprising ways. Samantha McKinney, RD, discusses its far-reaching impacts and shares daily lifestyle strategies we can use to support our gut health.

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With Brie Vortherms
Season 2, Episode 2   September 1, 2020

Tingling fingers. A nervous stomach. Distractedness. Did you know these can all be signs of anxiety? In this episode, Life Time MindCoach Brie Vortherms, MA, LMFT, speaks to how our bodies react to anxiety and offers useful practices we can all use to feel better in those moments.

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Headshot of NFL veteran Tim Hightower.
With Tim Hightower
Season 2, Episode 1   August 25, 2020
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.
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Headshot of Dan Buettner.

The Blue Zones Habits for Longevity

With Dan Buettner
Season 2, Episode 6   September 29, 2020
Headshot of Anika Christ.

Drink Up? The Pros and Cons of Coffee

With Anika Christ, RD
Season 2, Episode 7   October 6, 2020
Headshot of Paul Kriegler.

Pour a Glass? The Pros and Cons of Wine

With Paul Kriegler, RD
Season 2, Episode 8   October 13, 2020
A close up of a person washing carrots over a colliander in the sink.
Season 1, Episode 16   April 29, 2020

Julie Brown, RD, the nutrition and assessments program manager at Life Time, joins us to discuss the many health benefits of vegetables, and to share her favorite cooking tips and best tricks for squeezing more veggies into your meals and snacks.

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Assortment of supplements and foods to boost immunity.
Season 1, Episode 15   April 26, 2020

Get advice from Tom Nikkola, vice president of nutrition and virtual training at Life Time, about the eating and lifestyle choices that can compromise immunity, as well as how we can optimize our nutrition to help build this system. Plus, he shares some bonus tips for exercise and sleep.

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Father and son playing with a basketball at home.
Season 1, Episode 14   April 22, 2020

Our guest and mom of three, Krystel Reierson, curriculum and events manager for Life Time Kids, offers advice for talking about the virus with your children, as well as tips and tricks for keeping them entertained while you’re all at home together.

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With Jen Elmquist
Season 1, Episode 13   April 13, 2020

Jen Elmquist, MA, LMFT, director and co-creator of Life Time Mind, shares ways to protect your mind and body, as well as some simple mental exercises you can do if you feel overwhelmed with stress or worry.

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Woman washing greens in a kitchen sink.
Season 1, Episode 12   April 15, 2020

Many of us are struggling with healthy eating choices while we’re at home — but it doesn’t have to be so hard. Coach Anika Christ, RD, offers practical tips and meal ideas that can make it easier.

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Woman doing an at home workout.
Season 1, Episode 11   April 12, 2020

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.

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Man working from home on a laptop.
Season 1, Episode 10   April 8, 2020

In an effort to social distance and slow the spread of COVID-19, many of us have transitioned to working remotely. James O’Reilly, president of Life Time Work, offers his top five tips for keeping your days and space productive, engaging, and healthy.

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Season 1, Episode 9   April 5, 2020

Having trouble falling or staying asleep? Henry Emmons, MD, discusses the importance of sleep for our immune systems, fighting off infections and our mental health — and offers tips for getting more sleep during this stressful time.

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A ripe avocado.
Season 1, Episode 7   March 9, 2020

Julie Brown, RD, and Ryan Dodge, LifeCafe executive chef, debunk five of the most common misconceptions around healthy eating. You’ll learn whether all calories are created equal, if you can out-train a bad diet, the truth about low fat, and more.

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Season 1, Episode 6   March 2, 2020

In our increasingly digital world, the way we connect with others has changed — but the positive effects of a support system have not. Justin Reis, co-creator of Life Time’s AMP cycle format, talks about the communities he’s built, and how we can create more meaningful connections.

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Smoothie with banana and chia seeds.
Season 1, Episode 5   February 24, 2020

In this episode, we cover nutrition challenges, meal planning and grocery shopping, and how to find healthy balance with guests Julie Brown, RD, and Ryan Dodge, executive chef for Life Time’s LifeCafe nationwide.

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Season 1, Episode 4   February 17, 2020

Maggie Fazeli Fard, fitness coach and senior fitness editor at Experience Life, discusses moving for your unique body and motivations, the importance of mechanics and consistency, the components of a well-rounded exercise routine, and why fitness is about so much more than aesthetics.

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A man sleeping in a bed.
Season 1, Episode 3   February 10, 2020

While many aspects of our health are interconnected, two in particular play a major role in how we feel and function: sleep and stress. In this episode, integrative psychiatrist Henry Emmons, MD shares why they’re essential and offers tips for managing both.

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Season 1, Episode 2   February 3, 2020

Jen Elmquist, a licensed mental health professional and the creator of LT Mind, discusses how our mindset is where real, lasting change begins — whether you’re working on your health, fitness, relationships, or career.

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Outside of a Life Time club.
Season 1, Episode 1   January 20, 2020

Life Time Talks is the new podcast from Life Time. In the first episode of our inaugural season, you’ll meet our hosts and get a rundown of what to expect from future episodes.

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Your Hosts

Jamie Martin Bio Photo

Jamie Martin

Editor in Chief of Experience Life magazine

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@jamiemartinel

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David Freeman

National leader for Alpha training programs at Life Time

@freezy30

We’d Love to Hear From You

Have thoughts you’d like to share or topic ideas for future episodes? Email us at lttalks@lt.life.

The information in this podcast is intended to provide broad understanding and knowledge of healthcare topics. This information is for educational purposes only and should not be considered complete and should not be used in place of advice from your physician or healthcare provider. We recommend you consult your physician or healthcare professional before beginning or altering your personal exercise, diet or supplementation program.

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