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Life Time Pledges to Further Cut Energy Consumption and Single-Use Plastic Products in New 5-Year Sustainability Goals
Posted: April 22, 2021 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN - In keeping with its healthy way of life commitment for the communities in which it operates, Life Time, one of the nation's premier omnichannel healthy lifestyle brands, has announced a set of ambitious sustainability goals to further cut energy use and plastic products in its destinations across North America. Read More...

Life Time Partners with GameFace Training to Offer Sports Performance Training for Athletes
Posted: April 6, 2021 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN - At a time where young athletes are looking for more opportunities and spaces to train for their sport, Life Time, one of the nation's premier omnichannel healthy lifestyle brands, has announced a partnership with GameFace Training to offer sports performance training at Life Time Sport Winter Park in Eden Prairie and Life Time New Hope. Read More...

Only 18% Regularly Achieve 8+ Hours of Sleep According to Survey by Life Time and Beautyrest
Posted: March 25, 2021 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN and ATLANTA, GA - To bring more attention to the importance of sleep during National Sleep Awareness Month, a new survey finds 92% of respondents deem sleep quality to be extremely/very important to their overall holistic wellness, yet only 18% achieve 8+ hours, which is often noted as the magic number by experts. Read More...

Apple Fitness+ Now Available to Life Time Members in Canada
Posted: March 11, 2021 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN - Life Time, the nation's premier omnichannel health and wellness brand that continues to shape the way consumers move, work, live and play, has announced its Canada-based members (both club access and Life Time Digital) now have Apple Fitness+ included with their membership. The access extends to the primary Life Time member, and through Apple Family Share, up to five additional members on an account. Read More...

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...

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