Countdown to Change: Dynamic Warm-up

Dynamic stretching, or stretching that requires movement, is the ideal form of warm-up for any type of physical activity. Unlike static stretching, which weakens the muscles, dynamic stretching can actually improve the power of muscular…

Countdown to Change Midway Transformations

The full 60 days of Countdown to Change may not be over yet, but plenty of members have made real changes to their bodies, minds and lifestyles! Let the transformations below serve as some inspiration…

Trick or Treat Costume Workout

Even though it’s Halloween and you love to pass out candies to the adorable trick or treaters who knock on your door, you can’t help but think about the workout you’ll be missing at Youfit.…

Gratitude Exercises to Improve Your Health

Giving gratitude towards yourself and others is a powerful tool that can have a huge influence on your overall well-being. Although November is the ideal time to dust off your positive affirmations and generous spirit,…

Countdown to Change Partner Workout

This week, your YouCoach will be focusing on helping you learn new movements while working with a partner. Take a look at the Boot camp workout below and see how far you and your partner…

Sweet Potato Pancake Recipe

There’s nothing sweeter than indulging your taste buds in foods that can also help with weight loss. Sweet potato is a great example of a healthy vegetable that can double as a dessert, or, this…

A Guide to Finishing the Year Strong

As you approach the end of a tough workout, you may experience a sudden burst of energy and motivation despite feeling fatigued from physical exertion. This phenomenon is known as a second wind. Just like…

October Workout of the Month

This post is brought to you by Raphael Konforti, the Fitness Education Coordinator for Youfit. If weight loss is your goal for Countdown to Change, you’ll need to make sure you have a solid workout routine…

How Fitness Benefits Your Mental Health

You know that feeling after a workout? The one where you feel amazing and it lingers throughout the rest of your day? Increased feelings of well-being and motivation after a workout are common and may…

Back to School Workout Tips for Parents

Back to school brings the inevitable: school lunches, car lines, and after school activities. It is this time of year where you usually find life gets a little busier, which can sometimes lead to your…

The Best Fitness Vacation Ideas

Imagine going on vacation and coming back healthier and more fit than you were when you left. If this sounds like a fantasy to you, then you may want to consider this: not every vacation…