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…

C2C Winner Wisdom to Slay Your Goals

It happens. Our fitness intentions are great, but our fitness execution? Well, sometimes that’s another story. But sometimes a little friendly competition can help push us through to the next goal, and losing weight by…

There is Beauty in Simplicity

National Taco Day. National Donut Day. National Rosé Day. While enticing, notice how all of these days celebrate food that may not be the greatest for your overall well-being (…though debatable depending on what you’re…

But First…Let Me Take a Selfie

National Selfie Day is upon us, yasssss! #blessed #selfie #isthistoomanyhashtags…? Smartphones and social media provide the basis for communication these days. If opportunities for self-expression were ever lacking, well, that’s certainly not a problem anymore!…

Beat the Heat with Group Classes

DONATE HERE Ready, set, go! The Youfit Beat the Heat Event is what you could call our ‘launchpad’ to summer fitness, where we offer help in starting off the summer season – and keeping cool.…

The Greener, The Cooler®

Hey, Youfit friends – World Environment Day is almost here! This celebration happens on the 5th of June every year, and as a matter of fact, it has to a certain degree become a global…

Dine Out Like a Dietician

Eating out is a rage. New restaurants equal new experiences, new flavors and – let’s face it – new Instagram-able moments. And that’s not all. New data from LendEDU, which surveyed 1,000 Americans ages 22…

LimeLight: Meet Genevieve Cann

We know developing a healthy lifestyle while keeping a work-life balance can be quite a juggle at times, just ask Youfit’s Administrative and Operations Assistant, Genevieve Cann. She lost over 70 pounds since joining the…

“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…

Health Benefits of Flowers

Hey, Youfit Fam! They say, April showers bring May flowers! And since we’re all about something fresh and beautiful in our life, let’s talk about flowers. Apart from the fact that they dazzle the eyes…

May Workout of the Month + May the 4th (Be With You)

Hey Youfit Fam! We’re especially excited about today’s post, because May the 4th is finally upon us,and since we’re big Star Wars fanatics, we’re feeling good about your chances of a great workout. Why? Because…

Focus on WHO? YOU! It’s World Health Day!

World Health Day is an event that dates back to April 7, 1948 and has been celebrated and put forth by the World Health Organization (WHO). The event promotes all kinds of health issues, both…

YouCoach Workout of the Month

Ever worked with a Master YouCoach? It’s the cat’s pajamas. If you haven’t? Well, fear not – we spoke to Master YouCoach Janzen Fallgren, and he shared with us some great insight about the importance…

Spring Cleaning: Good for Your Diet Too

Whether you’re looking for fresh ideas to keep your meals exciting or if you need to “spring clean” your eating habits, a change in seasons is just the time to do it. With fresh, almost-summer…

Boost Your Mental Well-being With These Exercises

Throughout our lives, we all experience some level of anxiety, stress, trouble sleeping and maybe even depression at times. Additionally, some believe that our bodies aren’t producing enough endorphins, causing an endorphin deficiency. Endorphin deficiency…

The Importance of Daily Stretching and Breathing

A well-rounded exercise program isn’t complete without daily stretching and breathing techniques. While easily overlooked or skipped entirely, stretching daily is important as it allows for muscle stress and tension built up from exercise to…

Celebrate Earth Day with Youfit

Over one billion people in more than 192 countries will take part in Earth Day, which falls on April 22 each year.. That’s a lot of people celebrating our dear mother! As Wendell Berry once…

Youfit’s Registered Dietician

Let’s start with the good news: 2019 came in and you absolutely crushed it with getting your workouts in gear. Cardio? Nailed it—you’re doing sprints, HIIT and you even started boxing. Strength training? Out of…