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!…

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…

Healthy Sandwich Recipes

We all know that fitness doesn’t just start and end in the gym. Your diet can have a large (okay, really large) impact on how well you maintain weight loss, build muscle, and recover after…

YouGX Back on Track Week

There’s just something about summer that is so captivating. The sun is shining down every day giving us an instant mood boost. The summer months have been filled with pool parties, trips to the beach,…

Top 5 Tips for National Wellness Month

August is National Wellness Month and in honor of that, we’ve comprised a list of the top 5 ways to start supporting your overall wellness today! Get outside and exercise. Yes, Youfit Health Clubs offers…

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…

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.…