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Spartan and Life Time Transform Gritty Race Experience into New Intense Group Fitness Class: Spartan Strong
Posted: August 9, 2017 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyBOSTON, MA - Inspired by Spartan's world-renowned obstacle race events, where competitors face fire, mud and barbed wire, Spartan Strong, a new, intense group fitness class is debuting exclusively at Life Time destinations. Created by Spartan and Life Time, Spartan Strong focuses on studio-based exercises that challenge the body and mind, helping individuals conquer life's everyday challenges. More than 100 of Life Time's premium athletic resort destinations across the country will offer the class, rolling out now throughout 2018. Read More...

Life Time Tri Series Launches New York City Championship Event
Posted: July 10, 2017 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyLOUISVILLE, CO - Continuing its commitment to grow the sport of triathlon, the Life Time Tri Series, produced by Life Time, Healthy Way of Life, introduces new athlete-friendly innovations and format changes to make the sport simpler, more accessible and more exciting for new and veteran athletes. Among the pioneering changes to the eight-race Life Time Tri Series will be the inaugural Life Time Tri New York City Championship, which will be held at the 2018 2XU New York City Triathlon. Read More...

Veterans Empowered at Wounded Warrior Project Fitness Program in Atlanta
Posted: June 21, 2017 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyATLANTA, GA - Life Time Athletic recently opened its doors to injured veterans taking part in a Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Physical Health and Wellness coaching program in Atlanta. As they spent three days exploring exercise, nutrition and lifestyle goals, warriors reaped the benefits of getting out of the house and connecting with fellow service members. Read More...

Rapid Life Time Expansion Continues in Philadelphia with King of Prussia Opening
Posted: June 8, 2017 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyPHILADELPHIA, PA - Life Time, Healthy Way of Life lifestyle company and brand, is marking its third Philadelphia-area opening in 2017 at Life Time Athletic King of Prussia. The nearly 200,000-square-foot Life Time Athletic King of Prussia destination features everything members of any age could dream of in the areas of healthy living, healthy aging and healthy entertainment. Highlights of the three-story, 135,000-square-foot building include an indoor aquatic center, two basketball courts, four squash courts with a viewing and bar area and a third-floor Alpha functional and strength training space and outdoor deck area. In addition to the building, the 63,000-square-foot outdoor aquatic oasis features leisure, lap and whirlpools, water slides, an outdoor bistro, lounge seating and full resort experience. Read More...

Second Annual Ride For A Reason Raises More Than $750,000 For St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital And Life Time Foundation
Posted: June 6, 2017 in Chains

Life Time FoundationCHANHASSEN, MN - Ride for a Reason, the indoor cycling movement to help find a cure for childhood cancer and improve children's nutrition, has raised more than $750,000 during the second annual event hosted at more than 100 Life Time destinations across the country. Fundraising for the event remained open through May 22, allowing participants additional time to raise funds for two charity partners, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and Life Time Foundation. Read More...

Life Time Center (former Atrium Mall) Set to Transform Health and Wellness Landscape in Boston with Opening of Life Time Athletic Chestnut Hill
Posted: June 3, 2017 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHESTNUT HILL, MA - Life Time, a premier Healthy Way of Life Company and lifestyle brand, announces the grand opening celebration of Life Time Athletic Chestnut Hill, the company's first Diamond Premier location and third Life Time in the Greater Boston market. A ribbon cutting took place at 6:00 PM on Thursday, June 1 followed by the club's opening to all members at 4:00 AM on Friday, June 2. The new healthy living, healthy aging, healthy entertainment destination is the first opening within the massive 286,000 square-foot Life Time Center. Read More...

Life Time Celebrates Opening in Fort Washington, the First of Three Planned Athletic Resort Destinations in Philadelphia
Posted: May 18, 2017 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyPHILADELPHIA, PA - Life Time, the Healthy Way of Life lifestyle company and brand, announced the completion of Life Time Athletic at Fort Washington. The all-encompassing athletic resort opens for all members on Tuesday, May 23 at 4:00AM. Members of the more than 130,000-square-foot Life Time Athletic will find a wide-range of exclusive programming and a personalized approach to health and wellness, with every detail designed to help each member of the family achieve their individual health and fitness goals. Read More...

Life Time Fitness and GGP Partner In Retail Shopping Centers
Posted: April 13, 2017 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHICAGO, IL and CHANHASSEN, MN - The rapidly changing consumer landscape and ever-growing healthy living mindset have converged as S&P 500 retail real estate company, GGP (NYSE: GGP), and Healthy Way of Life Company, Life Time, have announced plans to transform the consumer retail experience at four GGP properties across the country, with more likely to come. GGP and Life Time are collaborating to reimagine the mall spaces traditionally occupied by large anchor stores. The collaboration will bring comprehensive, resort-like healthy living, healthy aging and healthy entertainment destinations to these properties and better serve time-starved consumers and their evolving needs and demands. Read More...

Austin Independent School District Receives More Than $600,000 Grant To Bring Healthy Meals To Students
Posted: March 28, 2017 in Chains

Life Time FoundationAUSTIN, TX - Nearly 84,000 students at Austin Independent School District (AISD) will benefit from a healthy and tasty school lunch makeover with a new food truck, healthy breakfasts in the classroom, made-to-order salad bars and farm-to-table scratch cooking. All of this supported by a $608,100 grant from the Minnesota-based Life Time Foundation, which has set its sights on improving school lunch programs across America. Read More...

Ride For A Reason To Be Held During Second Annual St. Jude Event At Life Time Destinations Nationwide On Saturday, April 22
Posted: March 17, 2017 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN - At a time when children of all ages should be celebrating every day of their young lives, the reality is thousands of children nationwide face the uncertain diagnosis of cancer, as well as sky rocketing youth obesity rates making the life expectancy for kids less than those of today's adults. In an effort to identify a cure for childhood cancer and improve children's nutrition, more than 100 Life Time destinations across the country are hosting the second annual Ride for a Reason event to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and the Life Time Foundation on Saturday, April 22. Read More...

Life Time Hosts Fifth Annual Nationwide Commitment Day 5K and First-ever Virtual 5K
Posted: December 6, 2016 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life Company CHANHASSEN, MN - While January 1 is the traditional day millions announce their New Year's Resolutions, research shows only 8% of Americans achieve success. For the fifth year, Life Time, is aiming to help people rethink resolutions and instead make a true, internal commitment to themselves to living a healthy way of life by participating in the Commitment Day 5K Fun Run and Walk. Held at more than 40 Life Time destinations across the U.S. and Canada, Commitment Day empowers individuals, families and communities to start the year on the right foot by marking their pledge with action toward a year of better health. New for 2017, a Virtual 5K is available for anyone in North America to join in. Read More...

Life Time Expands In Washington Metro Region With Grand Opening of Gaithersburg Destination
Posted: October 20, 2016 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyGAITHERSBURG, MD - Advancing its commitment to improve the health of communities, Life Time – The Healthy Way of Life Company, announced the opening of its newest destination, Life Time Athletic Gaithersburg, located in the Washinton Metro Region. A ribbon cutting and preview celebration was held on October 20 at 6:00PM. The club will opened for workouts on Friday, October 21 at 4:00AM. Read More...

More Than $1 Million Available To School Districts Committed To Serving Healthier Meals
Posted: September 15, 2016 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyBOULDER, CO - Dedicated to improving school meals in America, three top school food nutrition foundations are opening the second round of School Food Support Initiative grant funding, committing more than $1 million to support up to seven school districts across the nation. Launched in 2015 by the Life Time Foundation, in partnership with the Chef Ann Foundation and the Whole Kids Foundation, the School Food Support Initiative helps motivated school districts establish healthier meal programs by providing technical assistance, strategic planning and funding opportunities needed to improve operations. Read More...

Life Time Continues Expansion In Greater Boston Area With Opening of MetroWest Destination
Posted: July 14, 2016 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyBOSTON, MA - Advancing its commitment to improve the health of communities, Life Time – The Healthy Way of Life Company announced the opening of its newest destination, Life Time Athletic Boston MetroWest. A ribbon cutting and preview celebration was held on July 14 at 6:00PM. The club opened for workouts for Founder's Members on Friday, July 15 at 4:00AM and to all members on Tuesday, July 19. Read More...

Life Time Debuts In Manhattan With Opening Of Life Time Athletic At Sky
Posted: June 21, 2016 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyNEW YORK and CHANHASSEN, MN - New York City residents can now experience what millions of Life Time members across 26 states have come to love for more than 20 years. That's Life Time Athletic at Sky, an unparalleled, resort-style, health and fitness destination designed to help members achieve their total health objectives, athletic aspirations and fitness goals. Read More...

More than 90 Life Time Fitness Locations to Host Indoor Cycling Events to Support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Posted: April 13, 2016 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN - This year, approximately 176,000 cases of childhood cancer worldwide will be diagnosed in children 14 and younger. Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20% to more than 80% since it opened its doors more than 50 years ago. As St. Jude Children's Research Hospital continues to drive the overall childhood cancer survival rate to 90%, Life Time – The Healthy Way of Life Company is joining their efforts. Read More...

Life Time Expands on Long Island With Opening of Garden City Destination
Posted: December 10, 2015 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyGARDEN CITY, N.Y. - The unrelenting quest for fitness and a healthy lifestyle is readily apparent throughout western Nassau County. Walkers, runners and cyclists traverse our roadways; workouts and healthy recipes are shared on every social channel available; and workout gear is now an apparel category of its own. With that in mind, Life Time – The Healthy Way of Life Company marks the opening of its second Long Island destination, Life Time Athletic Garden City, with a December 11 opening to Founder’s Members and all members on Tuesday, December 15. Read More...

Four Men and Women Have 10,000 Extra Reasons to Be Thankful After Winning $10,000 in National Health Challenge
Posted: November 26, 2015 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyMINNEAPOLIS, MN - Four men and wommen all have 10,000 extra reasons to be thankful this holiday season after learning they were the winners of $10,000 in a national 90-Day Weight Loss and Transformation Challenge. Based on their significant weight loss or transformation, these four beat out nearly 32,000 others to claim a top spot in the fall competition with Life Time, The Healthy Way of Life Company. Read More...

Experience Life Magazine Wins Six National FOLIO: Awards
Posted: October 24, 2015 in Chains

Experience Life MagazineCHANHASSEN, MN - A finalist in nine categories, Experience Life magazine won six top awards at the 2015 FOLIO: Eddie and Ozzie Awards, one of the nation’s most prestigious awards program. The awards recognize the very best in editorial and design in the magazine-publishing industry. Read More...

Life Time Expands Into Pennsylvania With Opening of Life Time Athletic Mount Laurel
Posted: October 20, 2015 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN & MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. - The unrelenting quest for fitness and a healthy lifestyle is readily apparent throughout Philadelphia and South Jersey. Walkers, runners and cyclists traverse our roadways; workouts and healthy recipes are shared on every social channel available; and workout gear is now an apparel category of its own. With that in mind, Life Time – The Healthy Way of Life Company will mark its expansion into the state with the October 21 opening to all of Life Time Athletic Mount Laurel. Read More...

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