5 Effective Foam Rolling Exercises

National Foam Rolling Day is just around the corner! This will be celebrated on Friday, May 11th. With intense physical activity, comes a need for the body to recover. After a workout, a waste buildup…

When and How to Static Stretch

When utilized properly, static stretching can do wonders for increasing flexibility and ultimately improving athletic performance. Unlike dynamic stretching, which is more like a repetition of movements, static stretching is holding a semi-challenging position for…

Foam Roll Your Way to Self-Myofascial Release

This post is brought to you by┬áRaphael Konforti, the Fitness Education Coordinator for Youfit. Our lives are tough, busy and stressful. We say that we carry stress on our stomachs and backs, but the truth…

7 Yoga Poses to Improve Sleep

Yoga is the perfect way to unwind after a long day, but did you know that certain poses can help improve the overall quantity and quality of sleep you get? Performing a simple yoga sequence…