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Life Time Announces the Rideaway Experience, a New Series of Experiential Off-Road Cycling Camps in 2021
Posted: February 17, 2021 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyBOULDER, CO - From the event directors of UNBOUND Gravel, Leadville Race Series and Big Sugar NWA comes The Rideaway Experience, a brand new off-road cycling camp series produced by Life Time. Each camp is designed to offer riders an inclusive environment focused on adventure, culture and community. Read More...

Life Time Launches First-Ever Her Summit: An Outdoor Sport Education Series for Women from March 19 – 21
Posted: February 10, 2021 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyBOULDER, CO - Her Summit, a virtual women’s retreat created to increase comfort, accessibility and knowledge of outdoor sports for women has been introduced by Life Time, the premier omnichannel healthy lifestyle brand that owns and operates luxury athletic resorts and iconic athletic events. It will take place over the course of a long weekend, March 19 - 21, during Women’s History Month. Read More...

Life Time to Live Stream 1,000+ Group Fitness Classes Weekly
Posted: February 3, 2021 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN - Life Time takes its group fitness classes to a whole new level as it ramps up its live streaming efforts to a record-breaking 1,000+ yoga, cycle and strength/cardio classes each week. The daily classes originate from more than 20 Life Time destinations from coast to coast and are now available to all Life Time club access members and is a new enhancement for Life Time Digital subscribers. Read More...

Life Time Expansion Continues with First of Multiple, Planned 2021 Athletic Resort Openings
Posted: January 31, 2021 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyPEORIA, AZ - Life Time, one of the nation's premier omnichannel healthy lifestyle brands, is continuing to transform the Arizona, and national, landscape with the opening of its sixth Phoenix-area destination. Life Time Happy Valley-Peoria is the company's first destination to debut in 2021 and one of several planned openings nationwide in the year ahead. Read More...

Life Time Offering Complimentary 60-Day Transformation Program on New Digital Membership
Posted: January 25, 2021 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN - More people are seeking to get healthier than ever before in 2021, and Life Time, one of the nation's premier lifestyle brands, is launching a complimentary virtual 60-day program on its new app-based digital membership to offer members more guidance and accountability in the New Year. The program, starting on February 1, is an added value to the company's robust classes, training programs and nutrition content already available via Life Time Digital. Read More...

Life Time Debuts 23rd Street Athletic Resort, Brand-New Health Club in Flatiron
Posted: January 6, 2021 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyNEW YORK, N.Y. - Life Time, one of the nation's premier healthy lifestyle brands that continues to shape the way consumers move, work and live, digitally and physically, has opened a brand new, exclusive health club in New York's Flatiron district, Life Time 23rd Street. Read More...

New Survey: More than 2/3 of Respondents Say Their Health and Fitness Has Been Negatively Impacted During 2020
Posted: December 31, 2020 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN - According to a new survey, a majority of people have reported gaining weight, losing muscle and struggling with their mental health during the past year. Life Time, one of the nation's premier healthy lifestyle brands, conducted the survey with thousands of current and former members across the country to determine trends and habits in health and wellness as we enter the New Year. Read More...

Life Time’s 9th Annual New Year’s Campaign Supports Company’s Commitment to Serve the Health of All Communities
Posted: December 24, 2020 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN - Millions of Americans set lofty resolutions and fitness goals to kick off 2020... which were promptly kicked to the curb when the COVID-19 pandemic turned our lives upside down. As we enter 2021, Life Time is encouraging everyone to take back control of their health and fitness by taking One Positive Action during its 9th Annual Commitment Day celebrations. Read More...

Life Time Launches New Digital Membership
Posted: December 16, 2020 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN - Life Time, one of the nation's premier health, fitness and lifestyle brands that continues to shape the way consumers move, work, live and play, digitally and physically, has announced the launch of its new Life Time Digital membership. Building on nearly 30 years as the highly trusted source for all aspects of health and wellbeing at more than 150 locations across North America, Life Time Digital will bring the company's healthy way of life programs, experts and content to consumers virtually, wherever they are, whenever they want. Read More...

Life Time Announces It will be the First Health and Fitness Club Company to Offer Apple Fitness+ to Its Members
Posted: December 14, 2020 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN - Life Time, one of the nation's premier health and wellness brands that continues to shape the way consumers move, work, live and play, digitally and physically, has announced it will be the first U.S. health and fitness club company to include Apple Fitness+ as part of Life Time memberships starting later this month. Read More...

Anytime Fitness, Snap Fitness and Rochester Athletic Club Join Life Time Fitness’ Request for Change
Posted: November 25, 2020 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN - A coalition of health and fitness companies, led by Life Time, issued an open letter to Governor Walz and his administration, calling for the State to reconsider its complete closure of health and fitness facilities. The coalition has urged the Governor to permit health and fitness clubs to operate with enhanced COVID mitigation protocols to help Minnesotans reduce underlying health conditions that contribute to even worse COVID-19 health outcomes. The group cited the closures as counterproductive to the State's overall public health goals to reduce critical illness, hospitalizations and deaths from COVID-19. The letter is as follows... Read More...

Life Time Founder, Chairman and CEO, Bahram Akradi Addresses Public Health Crisis
Posted: November 25, 2020 in Chains

Bahram AkradiCHANHASSEN, MN - Bahram Akradi, Life Time Founder, Chairman and CEO, offered his perspectives on the current mandates to reclose health and fitness centers, youth sports and physical activities in Minnesota, noting, "The decision to close health and fitness centers, youth sports and physical activities, are costly mistakes when it comes to our overall public health. It is simply the wrong solution that was reached through hypotheses and not rooted in sound data, facts or good logic. Health clubs are not the problem; they are the solution to maintaining public health." Key highlights include... Read More...

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...

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