How Taking a Yoga Class Can Help With Anxiety

Flow, posture, controlled breathing, focused attention, and balance are all signs that you’re in a good yoga class (and hopefully one at Youfit *wink*). Some of you might be saying “I’d never be caught in…

How Fitness Can Help With Depression

Sure, we all know that exercise is good for the body.  But did you know that exercise is also good for your mental well-being? Like, REALLY good! According to the World Health Organization, 300 million…

Defeat the Summer Heat & Work Out Outdoors

When it comes to working out outside (especially in the summer heat), I always welcome embracing mother nature and enjoying the fresh air of the outdoors. However, I always encourage my clients to be prepared…

5 Tips Stay Out of Harm’s Way Your First Gym Day

Many members go through an overwhelming (but also really exciting) experience when it comes to hitting the gym for the first time! Learning how to use the new equipment, getting acquainted with new faces and…

“Gymtimidation”

Are burpees not the newest drink craze? Do kettlebells make a ringing or whistling sound? What if I foam roll the “wrong” way and someone sees?! From the lingo to the potential for someone to…

Exercise Your Creative Mind

Yep, Creativity Day is a thing – it’s on May 30. Granted, there seems to be a ‘day’ for everything these days, but we happen to be big fans of creativity! (Except for whoever ‘created’…

Take up a New Fitness Hobby

If you’ve ever been told – or told someone else – that they need to get a hobby, well, turns out it may have actually been very good advice. And thoughtful advice. Fitness is a…

First Day of Spring Workout

“Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s Party!’”— Robin Williams Well, Youfit Fam, the first day of spring is upon us and it’s time for a fiesta! This party, though, is to celebrate a fresh…

Re-Engaging With the Gym

So maybe that New Year’s resolution to get back to the gym fell a little short. The gym is less crowded in February anyway, right? Well February’s over now, and… Okay, so the excuses have…

30 Days of Workout Videos

Here’s the thing – just by setting your mind on getting your workouts in gear for 2019, you’re taking a huge step forward toward actually getting it done. But it’s the ‘getting it done’ part…

Kris Kringle’s Kick-Butt Cardio

‘Tis the season for holiday treats, days off work and thus more opportunities to get in some time for yourself that gets the endorphins going! Below are some of the best 30-minute cardio and conditioning…

Learning How To ‘Gym’

If you’ve ever been on a first date, you know the jitters that come with it. Sure, most first dates are for coffee or dinner—things that we all do quite frequently. But somehow, when you…

Introducing Fit 3D Body Scanner!

When you take the time to think of all the cool, high-tech fitness gadgets available in the market to make it easier to track your success, does a 3D device come to mind? We’re not…

Four Workout Buddy Exercises

Working out with a buddy comes with many great benefits. Some of those include: extra motivation, more enjoyment in your workouts, accountability, less risk of injuries, reaching your goals faster, and many more! Now, join…

Introducing Fitness Genes!

A lot of us ask ourselves “how do I get healthy?” or “what diets or exercise work best for me”? As we are all different, it’s important to know our bodies and what makes us…

Stress Relieving Workouts

April is National Stress Awareness Month and if you’ve been feeling a little stressed out, know that you are not alone! A recent Youfit Health Clubs survey found that over 70% of respondents suffer from…

10 Reasons to Workout Today

December has arrived and you’re looking to end the year strong! You may be looking to burn those extra calories from your Thanksgiving meal. Working out is the perfect way to do that and more!…