Why Many Women “Hate” Horror Movies

Bella Breakdown The other day, I asked three of my female friends if they wanted to see the new horror movie by Jordan Peele, “Us.” All of them responded with a resounding “No!” Over the years of consuming horror films like an addict, I have noticed a trend. Many of my female friends really dislike scary movies. In fact, it was much more common for my girlfriends to quickly turn down a movie than my guy friends. They would say things like, “I would be covering my eyes the whole time!” or “I couldn’t even watch the trailer!” This...

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March Madness Workout

Bella Breakdown We spend so much of March Madness sitting on the couch. Why not use the basketball players’ ripped bods as inspiration for your own workout? Ali Holman, a fitness expert who trains professional players, demonstrates the following steps for doing conditioning and getting swole. You can even do the exercises while you cheer on your favorite college team. 1. Plank on a basketball: Put your hands on your b-ball and lift your legs in a march (Great alternative to crunches!). 2. Basketball lunges: Put your basketball stretched out in your hands at a 90-degree angle. Do a...

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Justin Bieber Takes A Break From Music For Self Care

Bella Breakdown In case you haven’t noticed, Justin Bieber hasn’t dropped an album since Purpose in 2015. In order to address the speculation from his fans as to why he isn’t creating and touring, Bieber posted a statement on Instagram. Bieber explains that he was not happy during his last tour because he has been touring and making music his whole life, and his fans don’t deserve to see performances from him where he isn’t emotionally there for them. He also doesn’t deserve that for himself. He states, “I am now very focused on repairing some of the deep...

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The Best Foods Pre And Post Exercise

Bella Breakdown Have you ever had an off day at the gym, on a run, or playing a sport? Sometimes when our body doesn’t perform to its normal standard, we can feel as though there is no rhyme or reason behind it. However, the fact of the matter is that what you eat before and after you workout can greatly affect how you feel and how you perform. Despite their “unhealthy” rep, carbohydrates are extremely important to anyone who is serious about exercise. Before you workout, it’s essential to make a snack or meal that combines good carbs and...

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Travel Tips: How To Pack Light

Bella Breakdown Many airlines love to trick our naive little money saving hearts with hidden feeds. When we see a flight that seems unbelievably cheap, we think to ourselves, “Wow, I am so good at finding cheap flights! They should call me the cheap flight expert!” And then, we show up at the airport and find out that we have to pay fifty dollars for a checked bag, thirty more to ensure that we can have a seat on the plane, and throw in an extra ten so you don’t sit by the crying baby, etc. If you want...

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