Success Story: Ciara Johnson

“Personal trainers are so expensive, I can’t afford to get in shape.” “I just really like food and can’t stick to a healthy diet.”  Do either of these statements sound relatable? At one point or…

Keto vs. Paleo: What You Need to Know

Gaining popularity in the diet culture, the paleo and keto diets share some similarities but hold completely different theories. The paleo diet, also known as the “caveman diet”, follows the idea that eating unrefined and…

Success Story: Tala Montez

While the journey to personal fitness is different for every individual, the path to health and wellness can be shared with and enhanced by the influence of others. Teamwork makes the dream work, baby! Tala…

5 Surprising Benefits of Zumba

Who hasn’t heard of the dance exercise craze that swept the globe! Zumba has taken the fitness industry by storm over the last few years with its fun, energetic workout style and it’s constantly evolving…

3 Proven Health Benefits of Pumpkin

With fall coming right around the corner, pumpkin everything is filling grocery store shelves! Although pumpkin-flavors may taste great to most of us, the actual vegetable is packed with so many nutrients that it’s easy…

5 Tips for Living Your Best Life

Eminem told us “You only got one shot” so it must be true, right? Well in a sense, yes. We only have one life to live, so let’s do our best to make it a…

Best Stretches to Prevent Back Soreness

Many daily activities can cause back pain, like carrying around a kid, slouching at your desk, and hovering over your smartphone. Back soreness or injury is no joke, and research indicates that about 56% of…

Fall for Fitness: The Time for Change is Now

The end of summer can be a bittersweet time of year. The summer months were filled with family time, outdoor activities, never-ending amounts of sun and gentle breezes. Ahhhh. But there’s something about the crisp,…

Success Story: Travis Cantrell

Fear.  The biggest thing that keeps us from starting a fitness journey and working toward meeting fitness goals is just that – fear. We are fearful of what others will think. We are fearful we…

10 Nutrition Facts Everyone Should Know

We can talk about healthy living all day long, but learning and researching nutrition is a necessary component that most people don’t have the time to do. In fact, there are so many different theories…

Workout Tips for the Family

Getting stronger together strengthens a bond as a family. Most families face these two challenges that get in the way: time and electronics. Research shows the physical and mental benefits of unplugging electronics and spending…

4 Myths about YouGX Debunked

Do you suffer from “gymtimidation” (fear of going to the gym), or perhaps you opt to workout alone because group settings make you nervous? We get it, but we guarantee that group fitness classes are…

Countdown to Change is Back!

Spring 2019 brought us another successful Youfit Countdown to Change! Participants of the most recent weight loss challenge beat their excuses and worked hard to become healthier versions of themselves – and it paid off!…