Easy Plant-Based Lentil Picadillo Recipe

A plant-based diet doesn’t have to hold you back from favorites like Picadillo. This Plant-Based Lentil Picadillo recipe offers full flavor without meat. Try this vegan Picadillo recipe for your next dinner, cookout, or anything…

10 Benefits of SilverSneakers Classes for Seniors

The Silver Sneaker Program at Youfit is an amazing benefit to our members!  This is a program based on insurance eligibility, not necessarily based on age.  Having said that – most of our members that…

Youfit Success Story: Leslie Phillips

Every day, we’re blasted with ads for the gym, and glossy images of spray-tanned Instagram experts telling us the importance of being fit. Well, if you’ve ever wanted to press a magic “delete” button to…

YouGX Jingle Jam

Don’t you just wish you could put up holiday decorations, attend a bunch of themed parties and — of course — scarf down on all the seasonal eats year round? We sure do! It’s that…

5 Ways to Stay Motivated During the Holidays

Don’t look now, but your schedule is about to get jam-packed with office cookie parties, Aunt Mae’s pre-pre-Thanksgiving feast, and a subsequent four days of leftovers. But that’s just the last week of November. December?…

Countdown to Change 2019 Closeout!

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!…

The Bench: Benefits and Alternatives

In the fitness community there seems to be an obsession with building a strong chest. Many fitness enthusiasts focus on how much they can bench and how good they look doing it, but what is…

Healthy At-Home Fast Foods

Although we all want to eat healthy and make the time to whip up a nourishing meal, sometimes life happens and it seems too much. But by having these staples on hand, you’ll find it…

Building Community in YouGX Classes

When it comes to fitness there is actually some truth to the old adage: ‘there is strength in numbers,’ especially if you’re the type that plans to go at it alone. The benefits of working…

Tips for Staying Healthy While Traveling

It’s that time of year again! The holiday season is quickly approaching and you may be preparing for holiday travel. Whether it be to reconnect with family and friends or to take a much-needed vacation,…

Success Story: Jean Moses

We always emphasize the importance of being the best you there is. Well, this week, we’re psyched to tell you about Youfit member, Jean Moses! She says it is never too early or too late…

2 Healthy Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes

We all know the classic Thanksgiving staples that are irreplaceable when it comes to making healthy choices. Don’t worry; we’re not telling you to give up your beloved mac’n’cheese or cranberry sauce, but by adding…

Protein: When? How Much? And What For?

Nowadays I’m sure you’re getting health recommendations from everyone to the opinionated guy in the gym to your cousin’s girlfriend’s uncle’s best friend. When you should take protein, why you should take it, what the…

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…

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…