Adding EPOC Training to Your Cardio Sessions

This post is brought to you by Ron Merryman, Youfit’s very own Executive Director of Fitness. Don’t like cardio? Me either. Exploring ways to make our cardio sessions exciting just doesn’t seem to be something we…

5 Tips for a Great Morning Trip to the Gym

Youniverse Contributor Katie Rosenbrock Very few people in this world would call waking up early to go to the gym “easy.” For most people — even the most dedicated fitness enthusiasts — getting out of…

Pre/Postnatal Fitness

Youniverse Contributor Lindsay Wright  The benefits of exercising during pregnancy are vast and they impact both the mother and the fetus. Studies show that exercise during pregnancy boosts energy, aids in sleep quality/duration, reduces stress/discomfort and…

Prepping and Stretching 101

Youniverse Contributor Heather Hesington How many gym-goers really take the time to stretch and prepare their bodies for an intense workout every visit? Stretching may seem like a waste of time to some, but even…

Nutrition Your Way

Youinverse Contributor: Amanda Loudin of Miss Zippy Ever hear the phrase “abs are made in the kitchen”? In essence it means that no matter what you do in the gym, if you don’t manage the…

How to Shape Up Your Diet for Summer

Over the wintertime, it is easy to get cooped up inside, eat too much and skip exercise. Once it starts getting warmer out, we take off our layers of coats, sweaters, boots, etc. and want…

Interval Training

Youniverse Contributor: Jason R. Karp, Ph.D., of run-fit.com There has been a lot of commotion lately about interval training. Once the training secret of the world’s best runners, interval training has become the new buzz…

Fueling for Fitness

Youniverse Contributor: Alexis Joseph, MS, RD, LD, of Hummusapien Whether you’re hitting the gym at Youfit or training for a triathlon, a well-designed fueling plan is a surefire way to enhance energy, speed up recovery…