Q. I’m vegan and prediabetic. What are the healthiest plant protein sources for me to eat? A. Getting enough protein without loading up on too many carbs can be a challenge for anyone who eats a vegan diet–and this can be especially tricky for a prediabetic person. Higher-protein diets promote healthy brain function, muscle strength, faster … Continue reading Ask the Coaches: What Are the Healthiest Plant Protein Sources?
Some days are busy. And others are like a blur. Even when you don’t have time for a spin class, long hike or trainer session, that 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. (In fact, short, … Continue reading Get Fit on the Go: 6 Quick-and-Easy Workouts
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 send an email to: email@example.com. When Judy’s screening at a spring health fair revealed a pattern that pointed towards … Continue reading Healthy Habit Heroes: Judy’s Story
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 negatively affects physical performance. Because your cognition and … Continue reading Stressed Out? It Could Be Affecting Your Workouts
Setting a weight-loss goal can feel empowering and daunting all at once. It might seem like you need to subscribe to a whole new way of eating overnight. (Hint: you don’t.) The truth is, making a few small tweaks to your diet can go a long way in helping you shed those unwanted pounds. Remember, living a healthy life … Continue reading 21 Healthy Food Hacks To Help You Lose Weight
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 send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Four months ago, Gabriela had given up. She was 206 pounds and felt fatigued, self-conscious and … Continue reading Healthy Habit Heroes: Gabriela’s Story
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. The good news is, with your doctor’s permission and some modifications specific to your injury, you don’t have … Continue reading Ask the Coaches: How can I stay in shape with an injury?
Sleep was so simple when we were kids. Remember? Falling into a deep slumber was as easy as flipping a switch. But as adults, lots of things can get in the way of feeling well-rested. A good night’s sleep has been linked to better overall health, including a more robust immune system, clearer thinking and decision-making, faster recall and learning, … Continue reading Clean Up Your Sleep Habits for Better Zzzs
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 send an email to: email@example.com. Kim, a former dance instructor, had always been a healthy weight and in shape–until she … Continue reading Healthy Habit Heroes: Kim’s Story
Are you in a food rut? You’re not alone. Hard as we may try to keep meals fresh and exciting, sometimes it’s just easier to go with what we know. Because a varied diet is an important part of a healthy diet, the Yes Health coaches are sharing their top 10 tips to help all of us mix things … Continue reading 10 Fun Food Tips From the Yes Health Coaches