5 Random Acts of Gym Kindness

Let’s face it, it doesn’t take a lot of time to be thoughtful! While most people tend to stick to themselves during their daily gym sessions, many forget that the smallest thing can make someone’s…

Make a Friend Day

“Make new friends, but keep the old. One is silver, the other’s gold!” Elementary school kids all across America used to (maybe they still do?) sing that refrain to one another when starting a new…

Valentine’s Day

Is it any surprise that the month where we focus on heart health would also feature Valentine’s Day? We think not. It’s the day for lovers, for the fulfillment of the heart’s desires, which if…

New Year, Best YOU

Hey you! “Who, me?” – You Yes, you! 2019 is finally here. Congratulations. Not only have you been given a chance to create your best year ever, but might we say, you look beautiful today.…

Actually Stick with your Resolutions

You, our members, are always looking for new year’s resolutions as we ring in the new year. It’s one of the favorite topics of conversation around all of our locations at this time of year.…

Holiday Gift Guide

Look good, feel good. Feel good, do even better! (We’re still working on the slogan). But no matter the catch phrase, you’ll probably agree that when you’re rocking the right gear – whether at home,…

Black Friday Shopping Tips

Pack up the van, folks! The biggest holiday of the year is upon us, which means it’s time to get side-by-side with our loved ones and load our…carts full of merchandise. Okay, so we could’ve…

Holiday Survival Guide

The holidays are just great. After all, it’s about fuzzy feelings, fuzzy socks and fuzzy navels followed by endless rest and relaxation, isn’t it? Pfft. Yeah right. The truth is that holidays tend to be…

International Drum Month

We might be guilty of using the Google machine to find out what our friends all around the globe are celebrating, but hey, we like to be in the know! Unfortunately, we usually come up…

Celebrating the Month of Rocktober

We can’t confirm this with our sources, but we’re pretty sure that the month of October was named as such just so that the word ‘Rock’ could be properly amended at the start of the…

National Coffee Day

Caffeine fiends unite! September 29 is National Coffee Day. Or International Coffee Day. Or both. I’ll be honest, all of the Google searching is partly inconclusive. Some sites say International Coffee Day is October 1.…

The Secret to Superheroes: Costume Confidence

Everyone knows that Halloween is the best holiday. I mean, you don’t have to buy presents for anyone other than candy, and you can eat what’s left over anyway. Plus, there aren’t any forced family…

First Day of Fall

Notice that chill in the air? Are you flipping through the calendar and seeing the holidays just ahead? Feeling a tad bit cozier these days? Well, order-up those Pumpkin Spice Lattes, and pull out the…

Celebrate Grandparents’ Day

For some of us, Grandparents’ Day is every day. (Hey, grandma lets us get away with the stuff mom won’t, right kids?) But it turns out, Grandparents’ Day is a real holiday! Congress passed legislation…

Celebrate National Dog Day

So, when we found out that August 26 was National Dog Day, our hearts exploded (thankfully, we’ve since recovered). Admittedly, we had long been under the impression that every day was National Dog Day –…

Why Celebrate International Beer Day?

I know what you’re asking yourself right now – did I unwittingly click on the wrong link and jump off the Youfit blog? Surely my gym wouldn’t be posting about International Beer Day, would they?…

Celebrate World Emoji Day

July 17 is World Emoji Day! Who would’ve thought that the emoji – yes, the emoji – would have its own worldwide holiday dedicated to it? Some might think it’s silly, and others might treat…

Best Tips for Good Summer Health

“Summertime, and the livin’s easy.” That is, at least, according to the now-famous song lyric from Sublime. And from where we’re sitting, we tend to agree that summer is where it’s at. Longer days of…

Happy 4th of July From Youfit

Independence Day is upon us! This is the day to reflect upon our freedom and the things we may take for granted on a day-to-day basis. Because freedom is a big deal. Plus, it’s America’s…

Father’s Day – Todd and Ethan

Ever wondered why you turned out so awesome? Take a look at your dad! We’re sure you’ve been the brunt of several dad jokes that cost him enough cool points to build yours up, and…

Best Friend’s Day

Stop the presses! If you didn’t know it yet, June 8th is National Best Friend’s Day. It’s a 24-hour window to celebrate your BFF, your biffle, or your bestie. Or maybe your “bro.” Call it…

Mother’s Day Stories

We’ve done the research and came up with the perfect definition of a mother: One person who does the work of 20 people, asking nothing in return. To every super mom that’s out there, Youfit…

6 Tips For Self-Improvement

Exercise is about doing something good for yourself — something that makes you feel good. But to truly make holistic improvements in your mood and overall health, you need to complement your gym time with…

5 Ways Exercise Helps Relieve Stress

April is National Stress Awareness Month and if you’ve been feeling a little stressed out, know that you are not alone! A recent Youfit Health Clubs survey found over 70% of respondents suffer from daily…

Member Spotlight: Jodi Fee

Jodi Fee, member at Youfit Sarasota Tuttle, announced on Facebook today that she lost 81 pounds, thanks to the help of her Youfit family. But truly, it was her unwavering will power that gave her…