Are Blue Zones the Secret to Living Longer?

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When it comes to health goals, many of us automatically think of weight loss, or going vegan and gluten free. But what about focusing on longevity as the ultimate end goal? Certain places, like Eastern Asia, have embedded the value of longevity into their cultures for centuries. And it’s not surprising that there are some … Continue reading Are Blue Zones the Secret to Living Longer?

At Home Fitness Equipment for your New Year’s Goals

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We’re a week into the New Year, and many of us have our goals and intentions in gear. However if your new year’s goal is to get in shape, and your local gyms are still shut down, you might be a little discouraged from getting started.  But don’t let that stall your progress. One great … Continue reading At Home Fitness Equipment for your New Year’s Goals

How to Make a New Year’s Resolution You Can Stick With 

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The start of a new year is a great time to shed bad habits and start fresh by replacing them with better ones. However, setting a new resolution for the year is often easier than following through with them.  Whether your goal is to better yourself mentally or physically, we have some tips on how … Continue reading How to Make a New Year’s Resolution You Can Stick With 

How to Make Your Holiday Desserts Healthier

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The holidays are in full swing! It’s a festive time for joyful celebrations, but along with the cheer comes stress over what to gift, dealing with a socially distanced holiday, and even what to eat. While holiday desserts like cookies, pies, and cakes are part of all the holiday fun, these sugar-ridden treats can quickly … Continue reading How to Make Your Holiday Desserts Healthier

How to Stay Connected During a Socially Distanced Holiday

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So you survived a socially distant Thanksgiving. But is it just us, or do these next holidays (whether it’s Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanzaa) feel harder to manage without all your friends and family around?  Many of us are already coping with feelings of loneliness and isolation, but it seems to be intensified around this holiday … Continue reading How to Stay Connected During a Socially Distanced Holiday

Healthiest Alcohol to Drink during the Holidays

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Holiday season calls for a continuous celebration of food and drinks. And while most of us assume that holiday weight gain comes from all the feasting, the sneaky sugars in our beverages can actually make more of a caloric impact. The good news is that there are plenty of drinks and cocktails that you can … Continue reading Healthiest Alcohol to Drink during the Holidays

Yes Health’s Wellness Gift Guide

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Let’s face it. 2020 has been draining for all of us. So what better gift to give this season than the gift of wellness? To help restore balance, we’ve broken down this year’s gift guide by the 3 pillars of health: nutrition, fitness, and wellbeing.  And whether these gifts are for your own self-care, or … Continue reading Yes Health’s Wellness Gift Guide

The Benefits of Practicing Gratitude

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In the spirit of Thanksgiving, let’s talk about what this holiday is all about: gratitude.  Many of us are thinking about everything that we’re thankful for today, whether it’s our loved ones or a warm meal. But other than giving thanks on just Thanksgiving day, there’s actual research that shows that you can improve your … Continue reading The Benefits of Practicing Gratitude

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Thanksgiving Workouts (that aren’t the Turkey Trot)

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Oh Thanksgiving. It’s the biggest feast of the year, where there’s no shortage of all our favorite foods: mashed potatoes, mac and cheese, dessert pies, and not to mention, all the wine and holiday cocktails.  To keep your holiday a little healthier, we created a coach-approved Thanksgiving Guide full of crowd-pleasing recipes. And of course, … Continue reading Thanksgiving Workouts (that aren’t the Turkey Trot)