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Life Time Files for Access to Data Under the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act
Posted: November 20, 2020 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN - Life Time is requesting access to government data under the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act, Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 13. Through this request, they are seeking to inspect and/or copy public data created, produced, received, maintained, or disseminated from March 6, 2020, to present and that includes, but is not limited to, any data in documents, letters, emails, text messages, notes, reports, and/or meeting minutes related to... Read More...

Life Time Launches Digital 60 Day Training and Nutrition Program as Company Bolsters Virtual Offerings
Posted: October 21, 2020 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN - The spread of COVID-19 has thrown millions of people off their nutrition and fitness game. With more people craving accountability and convenience with their wellness than ever before, Life Time, a premier lifestyle brand, is launching a new Holiday 60-day program on November 7 as a completely virtual offering. This program augments the company's robust on-demand classes and virtual training programs it's launched since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More...

New York City Department of Education Receives $1 Million Grant from Life Time Foundation
Posted: October 13, 2020 in Chains

Life Time FoundationNEW YORK, N.Y. - At a time when boosting health and immunity are at the forefront of conversations, the more than 1.1 million students served by the New York City Department of Education (NYC DOE) will benefit from a recent $1 million grant to accelerate healthier menus in schools, free of seven categories of undesirable ingredients, called "The Harmful 7." The five-year grant is funded by the Life Time Foundation and will be facilitated by the Fund for Public Schools, the NYC DOE's non-profit partner focused on scaling outcome-driven initiatives and responding to emerging needs. Read More...

Athletes Across the Nation Give More Than $320,000 to School Food Programs After COVID-19 Forces Race Cancellations
Posted: September 30, 2020 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyMINNEAPOLIS, MN - With endurance events across the world cancelled due to COVID-19, Life Time, which owns and produces more than thirty premier marathons, triathlons and cycling races, worked with athletes to create unique and impactful philanthropic opportunities to benefit children and their families in need. To date, these opportunities total more than $320,000, which will be provided to seven school districts across the country through the Life Time Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit and charitable arm of Life Time that works with school districts across the country to inspire and impact the removal of "The Harmful 7." Read More...

Life Time Launches Nationwide Distance Learning Support Camp to Help Families as School Starts This Fall
Posted: August 12, 2020 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyMINNEAPOLIS, MN - With schools across the country turning to virtual or hybrid school schedules for the 2020 - 2021 school year, many parents are faced with finding a way to balance work and school schedules for their families. Life Time, the nation's premier healthy lifestyle brand, which serves more than 270,000 kids nationwide every month, is launching Distance Learning Support Camps for children aged 5 - 12. The first-of-its-kind camps from Life Time are designed to help families' bridge gaps in their child's school calendar and keep kids connected this fall in a safe, clean environment. Read More...

An Open Letter to Lawmakers and American Citizens From Bahram Akradi
Posted: July 29, 2020 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyDear Lawmakers and American Citizens: With the review of the next federal stimulus package now underway, I urge you to consider the following fair and equitable approach for all businesses that have been harmed directly from the impact of COVID-19 and the related government-mandated business shutdowns... Read More...

Life Time to Require Masks in All Athletic Clubs Beginning July 27
Posted: July 23, 2020 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyMINNEAPOLIS, MN - As state and local mandates about mask-wearing evolve based on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations to reduce the spread of COVID-19, the team at Life Time, one of the nation's premier healthy lifestyle brands with more than 150 high-end athletic club destinations across the U.S. and Canada, has made the decision to require wearing of masks in all of its clubs that have reopened. Read More...

Life Time Launches Family-Focused On-Demand Classes
Posted: April 7, 2020 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyMINNEAPOLIS, MN - The impact of COVID-19 has families spending more time together than ever, but aside from going outside for walks and games, family workouts can be hard to come by... until now. Life Time, one of the nation's premier health and wellness brand, which serves more than 600,000 kids every month, has just launched four family-focused classes to help keep families healthy and active together at home. The addition adds to Life Time's widely popular on-demand fitness classes, which launched within a week of the clubs nationwide closings on March 17, getting up to 50,000 streams daily. Read More...

Just Launched Life Time On-Demand Classes and Personal Training Soar During Temporary Closure
Posted: March 25, 2020 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyMINNEAPOLIS, MN - Life Time, the company best-known for bringing an average of 3,000 to 4,000 members daily to its sprawling luxury athletic resorts, pivoted its business model to meet members where they currently are... at home. Life Time launched its On-Demand classes with a goal of ensuring members, who in an instant lost access to their clubs and community, could participate in their favorite classes and do their favorite workouts from their homes. In less than one week, the company is seeing nearly 50,000 streams per day, the same number of visits it recorded participating in its classes live in-club. Read More...

Life Time Fitness Temporarily Closes All Locations Amid COVID-19 Outbreak
Posted: March 17, 2020 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN - Based on recent orders and advisories from federal, state and local governmental authorities regarding COVID-19, all of our Life Time clubs are closed. The length of this temporary closure is dependent upon governmental guidance. Member accounts will be credited for the number of days the club is closed, and we will keep you updated with a reopening date. Read More...

St. Jude and Life Time to Host 5th Annual Nationwide Ride for a Reason on Saturday, March 7
Posted: February 26, 2020 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN - On Saturday, March 7, the fifth annual Ride for a Reason will take place at more than 120 Life Time athletic resort destinations across the country. The indoor cycling event, open to both members and non-members of Life Time, will benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and the Life Time Foundation with a goal of raising $2.4 million. Read More...

The Highly Anticipated Life Time Rancho San Clemente Tennis and Athletic Resort Opens
Posted: January 25, 2020 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanySAN CLEMENTE, CA - Life Time, one of the nation's premier healthy lifestyle brands, has continued its national and southern California expansion with the opening of Life Time Rancho San Clemente. A grand opening celebration was held on Thursday, January 23 before officially opening to members for tennis and workouts on Friday, January 24. Read More...

Survey Reveals Nearly 50% of Respondents Would Give Up Pizza or Alcohol Forever To Maintain Goal Weight
Posted: January 1, 2020 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyMINNEAPOLIS, MN - Each January, millions of Americans make resolutions to become healthier and lose weight, but research suggests the majority of resolutions fail. Life Time, the nation's premier healthy lifestyle brand, surveyed thousands of its members nationwide to determine trends, habits and what was motivating them to get healthy in the New Year. Notably, nearly 50% of respondents would give up alcohol or pizza forever in order to stay at their goal weight/physique... Read More...

Life Time Breaks Ground on First Athletic Lifestyle Resort in Oregon With $70M Investment; Continues its Luxury Resort Expansion in California With First Location Outside of San Diego
Posted: December 20, 2019 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyMINNEAPOLIS, MN - Life Time, the premier healthy lifestyle brand, broke ground on its newest planned destination in Beaverton, Oregon, the company's first in the state. Life Time also announced continuing its national expansion with the opening of Life Time La Jolla, located in the heart of La Jolla Village. The new destination, the company's first in the San Diego market, is the fourth Life Time in California and brings the total count to 150 locations across 30 states and 41 major markets in the U.S. and Canada. Read More...

Life Time Launches Three Exclusive New Classes Expanding High-Powered Programming into 2020
Posted: December 9, 2019 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyMINNEAPOLIS, MN - Life Time, the nation's premier healthy lifestyle brand, continues to evolve its best-in-class programming with three new formats, including its latest launch, Ringside, a boxing-inspired workout that is now rolled out nationwide. The launches of UPPER Rx and EnBarre earlier this year, in addition to Ringside, bring distinctive new class styles to Life Time's already robust portfolio, which offers 18 signature formats. Read More...

Life Time Edina at Southdale Debuts as Game-Changing Anchor at America’s First Enclosed Shopping Center
Posted: December 3, 2019 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyEDINA, MN - Just in time for the holidays, a new anchor, Life Time, the nation's premier healthy lifestyle brand, is opening at what was the country's first enclosed shopping center in Edina, Minnesota back in 1963. Life Time Edina at Southdale covers more ground than the former department store space it replaced by nearly 100,000 square feet. The athletic resort is a three-story, 147,000 square-foot building that includes the company's first built rooftop beach club, indoor basketball courts, swimming pools, dedicated LT Recovery with physical therapy and chiropractic care, a full-service LifeCafe and LifeSpa and more. Next door is another 3-story, 57,000 square-foot building housing Life Time Work luxury coworking space and Life Time Sport indoor soccer fields. In total, the 204,000-square-foot Life Time complex will bring 3,000 to 4,000 people to Southdale Center every day. Read More...

Life Time’s Ajay Pant Named USPTA Professional of the Year as Company Grows Tennis Presence & Participation
Posted: November 13, 2019 in Chains, Suppliers

USPTACHANHASSEN, MN - Ajay Pant, the National Tennis Director at Life Time and one of only a handful of master professionals in the world, has been awarded the prestigious Alex Gordon Tennis Professional of the Year Award by the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA). This top USPTA annual award goes to a member demonstrating excellence in growing the sport, volunteerism, coaching achievements and career development. Read More...

Life Time Brings Athletic Resort Experience to Wisconsin With Opening of 176,000-square-foot Destination in Brookfield, Wisconsin
Posted: November 11, 2019 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyLife Time – The Healthy Way Of Life Company BROOKFIELD, WI – Life Time, the premier healthy lifestyle brand, is bringing its first athletic lifestyle resort to Wisconsin. The opening of Life Time Brookfield, located outside of Milwaukee, brings the Life Time count to 147 destinations across 40 states and 30 major markets in the […] Read More...

Life Time Greenway Opens in Former Houston City Club; 10th Houston-Area Athletic Resort Features Rooftop Pool
Posted: October 25, 2019 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyHOUSTON, TX - Life Time, the premiere healthy lifestyle brand, is continuing its Houston expansion with the opening of Life Time Greenway following a massive renovation and expansion of the former Houston City Club. The new athletic resort is the tenth in the market. Life Time purchased the Greenway Plaza space in 2017 and began work in 2018 to create the ultimate athletic resort experience for members. The entire 150,000-square foot club was reimagined including the addition of a rooftop pool deck, a first in the market, covering 54,000-square feet on top of the existing parking structure. Read More...

Theragun Named Its Exclusive Percussive Therapy Recovery Partner By Life Time Fitness
Posted: October 8, 2019 in Chains, Suppliers

THERAGUNLOS ANGELES, CA - Theragun, a leader in hand-held percussive therapy devices, has announced that Life Time Fitness selected the brand as its exclusive handheld percussive therapy massage device for its entire portfolio. Upon evaluation of the highly competitive market, Life Time selected Theragun due to the superior quality of its products and the company's 360 degree commercial solutions, including its staff training and certification programs and rich educational content for Life Time members. Read More...

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