Welcome to Life Time Talks

The Healthy-Living Podcast


Featuring conversations with experts in fitness, nutrition, health, and well-being, Life Time Talks delves into different healthy-living topics that can help you live a healthy, purpose-driven life — whatever that means to you.

In each episode, hosts Jamie Martin, editor in chief of Experience Life magazine, and David Freeman, national brand manager for Alpha programs, talk with trusted experts who share their insights and knowledge so you have the information and tools you need to make meaningful progress toward your goals.

Season 1 episodes will air every Monday from February 3 through March 9.



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5 Nutrition Myths, Debunked

Season 1, Episode 7   March 9, 2020

There are a lot of misconceptions around healthy eating. For our first bonus episode, we brought back our guests from episode 5 — nutritionist Julie Brown, RD, and Ryan Dodge, LifeCafe executive chef — to debunk five of the most common ones. You’ll learn whether all calories are created equal, if you can out-train a bad diet, the truth about low fat, and more.

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Community and How We Connect to the World

Season 1, Episode 6   March 2, 2020

In our increasingly digital world, the way we connect with others has changed — but the positive effects of a strong support system have not. In this episode, we talk with Justin Reis, co-creator of Life Time’s AMP cycle format, about the communities he’s built inside and outside of the fitness space, as well as how we can create more meaningful connections and surround ourselves with those who support us.

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Why Healthy Eating Doesn’t Need to Be Boring

Season 1, Episode 5   February 24, 2020

One of the most powerful tools we have for getting and staying healthy is the food we eat to nourish our bodies. In this episode, we cover the reasons nutrition is challenging, tips for meal planning and grocery shopping, and why healthy eating is all about finding balance. Our guests are Julie Brown, RD, program manager for nutrition and assessments at Life Time, and Ryan Dodge, executive chef for Life Time’s LifeCafe nationwide.

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Motivation for Fitness and the Ways We Can Move

Season 1, Episode 4   February 17, 2020

Being “fit” looks a little bit different for everyone. In this episode, we discuss the importance of moving for your unique body and motivations, the importance of mechanics and consistency, the components of a well-rounded exercise routine, and why fitness is about so much more than aesthetics. Our guest is Maggie Fazeli Fard, RKC, MFT-1, senior fitness editor at Experience Life and a fitness coach who leads Alpha Strong classes.

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Why Sleep and Stress Management Are Non-Negotiables

Season 1, Episode 3   February 10, 2020

Sleep and stress both play a major role in how we feel and function. If we don’t have good habits in place, every other aspect of our health can start to crumble. In this episode, integrative psychiatrist, Henry Emmons, MD, discusses why these two factors are essential for optimal health and offers tangible ways we can improve our sleep and manage our stress.

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The Power of Mindset in Your Health and Life

Season 1, Episode 2   February 3, 2020

Mindset is often an overlooked factor in our health and well-being, but it’s where real, lasting change begins — whether you’re working on your health, fitness, relationships, or career. Our guest is Jen Elmquist, a licensed mental health professional, the creator of LT Mind, and the author of Relationship Reset.

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Introducing Life Time Talks

Season 1, Episode 1   January 20, 2020

Life Time Talks is the new podcast from Life Time. In the first episode of our inaugural season, you’ll meet our hosts and get a rundown of what to expect from future episodes.

We’d Love to Hear From You


Have thoughts you’d like to share or topic ideas for future episodes? Email us at lttalks@lt.life.