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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...

Life Time Joins Forces with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals
Posted: October 7, 2019 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN - Life Time, a luxury athletic resort designed with health, wellness and community at its core, is working with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals to help sick and injured kids have a fighting chance at a healthier tomorrow. The partnership will come to life on October 12 when 32 Life Time destinations will host the inaugural Crushin’ It for the Kids charity workout benefitting eight local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, along with the Life Time Foundation, which partners with school districts across the country to eliminate harmful and artificial ingredients from their food programs. Read More...

Front & York to Bring First-of-Its-Kind Life Time Athletic Resort to DUMBO
Posted: August 21, 2019 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyNEW YORK, N.Y. - Front & York, the highly-anticipated mixed-use development transforming Brooklyn’s coveted DUMBO neighborhood, has announced that premier healthy lifestyle brand Life Time is committing to a large portion of commercial space at the development. Front & York will be home to the company’s first athletic lifestyle resort in Brooklyn. Front & York will open mid-2021, with Life Time anticipated to open in 2022. Read More...

Life Time Breaks Ground on Athletic Lifestyle Resort in Lake Zurich as Part of Three Planned Destinations in Chicagoland
Posted: July 24, 2019 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHICAGO, IL - Life Time, the premier healthy lifestyle brand, broke ground on its newest planned destination in Chicagoland in the Village of Lake Zurich. The groundbreaking took place on the 10-acre property and marks the start of construction on the project, set for completion in later 2020. It’s the second of three planned new Life Time locations in addition to Oakbrook Mall and One Chicago, the massive new River North project planned with JDL. Read More...

Life Time to Expand Manhattan Presence Through Collaboration Agreement with New York Health & Racquet Club
Posted: July 19, 2019 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyNEW YORK, N.Y. - Life Time, one of the nation's premier healthy lifestyle brands, announced plans to grow its presence in New York from five to nine athletic resort destinations. Through a collaboration agreement with New York Health & Racquet Club, four New York Health & Racquet clubs will transition to Life Time in a phased approach. Following more than $25 million in planned renovations, the clubs will reopen as Life Time HRC with modern design aesthetics, proprietary programs and services, top performers and luxurious amenities. Read More...

Life Time Athletic Resort & Spa to Open at Downtown at the Gardens
Posted: June 11, 2019 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyPALM BEACH GARDENS, FL - Life Time, a national premier healthy lifestyle brand, has signed a lease with ShopCore Properties to bring its high-end athletic lifestyle resort with more than 100,000 square feet of best-in-class amenities and programs, and a rooftop beach club, to Downtown at the Gardens in Palm Beach Gardens. The location is targeted to open in 2021. Read More...

Life Time and HOKA ONE ONE Partner to Share Incredible Stories of Human Potential and the Power of the Human Spirit
Posted: June 4, 2019 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN - Two brands dedicated to inspiring positive change and healthy, happy lives: Life Time, the premier healthy lifestyle brand, and HOKA ONE ONE, a division of Deckers Brands, announced a multi-faceted partnership to empower people in all aspects of their health journey. The companies will work together on a number of activations that showcase that real, positive change, no matter how big or small is possible. Read More...

Life Time to Offer Standing, Preferred Military Rate
Posted: May 27, 2019 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN - Life Time, the premier healthy lifestyle brand, announced a nationwide military rate, honoring men and women committed to serving our country through the armed forces. Life Time's military rate will extend to all active and retired military, as well as all veterans including Reserve and National Guard, and grants 50% off standard initiation fees. The rate will also extend to the company's clubs in Canada and Canadian armed forces. Read More...

Life Time Launches First-of-its-Kind Life Time Living – Fully Integrated Luxury, Leased Residences with Life Time Athletic Resort & Spa and Life Time Work
Posted: May 20, 2019 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN - Life Time announces its latest innovation in the healthy living category with the launch of Life Time Living: new, high-end leased residences thoughtfully designed to inspire a holistically healthy lifestyle. Opening in Las Vegas, Miami and Dallas beginning in 2020, Life Time Living locations will offer the integration of both wellness and connected-living technology with functional space design, luxurious amenities and the ultimate experience in high-end living and convenience. Read More...

Life Time Foundation Salutes Three of its School Lunch Heroes Across the Nation
Posted: May 3, 2019 in Chains

Life Time FoundationCHANHASSEN, MN - The Life Time Foundation, a public charity founded by Life Time to improve school nutrition across the country, is recognizing its incredible partners in celebration of School Lunch Hero Day (May 3). Lunch Hero Day, created by the School Nutrition Association, provides an opportunity to highlight hardworking professionals making a difference for kids in school cafeterias. Read More...

Life Time to Host One-Night-Only Complimentary ‘We Got This’ Workout and After Party on Thursday, April 25
Posted: April 23, 2019 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN - For one-night-only, Life Time, the premier healthy lifestyle brand, will host a complimentary, "We Got This" workout session to showcase its revamped Alpha and GTX group training series. This energizing, community-building workout and after-party will take place on Thursday, April 25 from 5:30PM - 8PM across 119 Life Time athletic resorts nationwide. Read More...

$2 Million in Sight for St. Jude and Life Time Foundation Via 2019 Nationwide Ride for a Reason
Posted: March 26, 2019 in Chains

Life Time FoundationCHANHASSEN, MN - More than 11,000 people participated in Ride for a Reason, a national indoor cycle event benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and the Life Time Foundation, raising more than $1.81 million to date. Across the nation, 116 Life Time athletic resorts hosted the fourth annual event, raising more money than ever. Since its inception in 2016, Ride for a Reason has raised more than $4.2 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and the Life Time Foundation. The annual event has gone from raising $500,000 in its debut year to nearly $2 million. Read More...

Life Time Gainesville Announces Grand Opening
Posted: March 8, 2019 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyGAINESVILLE, VA - Life Time is set to transform the healthy living landscape in Prince William County, Virginia with the opening of Life Time Gainesville. A special grand opening celebration to showcase the athletic lifestyle resort's spaces, programs and team members was held on Thursday, March 7 with tours, class demonstrations, food sampling and kids' entertainment. The club will opened to all members on Friday, March 8. The new destination has created nearly 270 new positions to serve members in a variety of full and part-time roles. More jobs will be created when the outdoor aquatic center opens in the late spring. Read More...

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