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Category Archives: fitness

Fitness has many faces, so if you don’t like going to the gym, no biggie. There are plenty of other things you can do–swimming, dancing, hiking, yoga, Zumba, stairs, running outside, interval training in the park– to get and stay in shape.

Some days are busy. And others are like a blur. Even when you don’t have time for a spin class, long walk or trainer session, it doesn’t mean you need to throw in the exercise towel altogether. It’s a myth that you need to sweat it out at the gym for hours to get a good workout.[...]

Exercising after a long day can be a great way to blow off steam and clear your head. But starting a high-intensity workout when you’re feeling super stressed can actually undermine your efforts. A study in the Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology found that mental fatigue[...]

In a word, being injured–whether it’s a sprained ankle, sensitive low back or bum knee — sucks. Besides the pain and limited mobility, waiting to heal from an injury can feel isolating and frustrating, especially if it’s putting your health goals on hold.  

‘Tis the season to get rid of what no longer serves you to create more space for the things that do. Refocusing your attention on trying new-to-you healthy foods and fitting in more time for exercise and stillness (and big gulps of fresh air) can lead to better overall health[...]

It’s nearly February–about the time that a lot of us begin to “forget” the health goals we set back on January 1. Sometimes this sidestepping is reinforced by a lack of support at home and at the office. Maybe your partner loves to over-order when you eat out together–while[...]

The New Year is just hours away, which has everyone talking about that time-honored tradition—making resolutions. Keeping them, however, is another matter. 

Ready for a shocking statistic? More than half of California adults (55%), including one out of every three young adults, have either prediabetes — a condition that can lead to type 2 diabetes — or type 2 diabetes. That’s a whopping 15.5 million adults in the Golden State alone,[...]

Welcome back to our “Healthy Habit Heroes” blog series, where we share members’ stories, in their own words, about their experiences with Yes Health.  Want to join the “Triple-H Club?” Reach out to your coach in our app or email: stories@yeshealth.com. Yes Health member Amy was[...]

Now that sitting is officially the new smoking, it’s more important than ever to regularly remind ourselves to get up from our desks and move our bodies. Sitting all day increases our risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, depression, anxiety, back pain, muscle tension and poor[...]


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