How Taking a Yoga Class Can Help With Anxiety

Flow, posture, controlled breathing, focused attention, and balance are all signs that you’re in a good yoga class (and hopefully one at Youfit *wink*). Some of you might be saying “I’d never be caught in…

Defeat the Summer Heat & Work Out Outdoors

When it comes to working out outside (especially in the summer heat), I always welcome embracing mother nature and enjoying the fresh air of the outdoors. However, I always encourage my clients to be prepared…

Re-Engaging With the Gym

So maybe that New Year’s resolution to get back to the gym fell a little short. The gym is less crowded in February anyway, right? Well February’s over now, and… Okay, so the excuses have…

Kris Kringle’s Kick-Butt Cardio

‘Tis the season for holiday treats, days off work and thus more opportunities to get in some time for yourself that gets the endorphins going! Below are some of the best 30-minute cardio and conditioning…

How To Get Started at the Gym, at Any Time

Youniverse Contributor Logan Hogan If you aren’t used to going to the gym (or even if you just started at a new gym), it can be a daunting experience. It can feel uncomfortable. Scary. Or…

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…

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…

The Four-Week Workout Plan for Beginners

Youniverse Contributor Lynsee Hee Kyeong Exercise is just as essential to maintaining a healthy lifestyle as nourishing the body with nutrient dense foods is.  It can be a little confusing determining a workout schedule that will…

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…