Coach Picks: Top 5 Food Shows to Watch Now

It’s true that our coach team is usually trying to find ways to get you OFF the couch. But they also understand that everyone needs a little down time now and again. So what better way to R+R on these darker, colder days than cozying up with a good food show or documentary? Gather up your family … Continue reading Coach Picks: Top 5 Food Shows to Watch Now

The Yes Health Turkey Trot Training Guide

Not many of us immediately associate the holidays with organized group exercise, but maybe it’s high time we did. Signing up for a Turkey Trot or Jingle Bell Run is a great excuse to get outside, take in the fall foliage and create a bit of a buffer between you and your distant–or just very different–relatives.  Plus, what better way to … Continue reading The Yes Health Turkey Trot Training Guide

Which Cooking Oils Are the Healthiest?

Walk into any supermarket and be prepared to be overwhelmed when you reach the cooking oil aisle. So many options make it tough to know which ones are the healthiest. Thankfully, the Yes Health coaches are here to help you choose the best oil for the job. First, keep in mind that different oils have different uses. Some are … Continue reading Which Cooking Oils Are the Healthiest?

Coach Picks: Healthiest Fast Food Orders

Try as we might, we don’t always have the time, energy or opportunity to plan ahead for three square meals a day. (We are only human after all.) Sometimes we work late and are too ravenous to make dinner or our plane is delayed (again) and we’re left to fend for ourselves at the airport. While dining out … Continue reading Coach Picks: Healthiest Fast Food Orders

So, You’re Not a Gym Person. Now What?

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. Here are 6 benefits of skipping the gym if it’s not your thing: … Continue reading So, You’re Not a Gym Person. Now What?

Healthy Habit Heroes: Steve’s Story

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: stories@yeshealth.com. When an email arrived in Steve’s inbox from Yes Health, he thought it could be a good … Continue reading Healthy Habit Heroes: Steve’s Story

Ask the Coaches: What Are the Healthiest Plant Protein Sources?

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?

Get Fit on the Go: 6 Quick-and-Easy Workouts

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

Healthy Habit Heroes: Judy’s Story

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: stories@yeshealth.com. When Judy’s screening at a spring health fair revealed a pattern that pointed towards … Continue reading Healthy Habit Heroes: Judy’s Story

Stressed Out? It Could Be Affecting Your Workouts

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