BodyBoss Is The Ultimate Workout Guide For Busy Ladies

Bella Breakdown! The ladies of Whoabella had the opportunity to get in shape with the BodyBoss 12-Week Step-By-Step Ultimate Fitness Guide, I, being one of them, absolutely LOVED it! Like most lovely ladies of the 21st century, our schedules are not very forgiving; from calls to articles to classes we are pretty much booked solid Monday-Friday. Then the weekend comes around and all we want to do is pass out after a glass (bottle) of pink wine and a Netflix binge. BodyBoss kicked our butts into high gear with HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) workouts that took no more...

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Top 5 Moves to Shrink Your Waist & Hips

Bella Breakdown Supermodel fitness trainer John Benton teaches you 5 simple moves that helps target and shrink your waist and hips over time. 1. Swan Crunch: Lying flat on your back, stretch your arms and legs out flat, then swing your arms in towards your hips (like a bird flapping its wings) at the same time you crunch your knees into your stomach. Do 3 sets of 20 reps. 2. Inverted V’s: Begin on your hands and knees and stretch one leg out straight behind you. Keeping the leg straight, tap the toe straight back behind you and then tap it...

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There Are Ways To Burn Calories Without Actually Having To Exercise

Bella Breakdown Want to burn those calories for the day without lacing up your shoes? Well, we’ve got you covered. There are many ways to have fun while you exercise, and even a few ways you can burn calories without truly exercising. Here’s the deal…five (kind of weird) ways you can burn it without sweating it: 1. Chewing gum can burn around 11 calories per hour. That’s a lot to chew on! 2. Fidgeting can burn up to 350 calories per day. Queue the fidget spinners! 3. Drinking green tea can burn over 180 calories per day. Now that’s...

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Ever Wonder How Your Body Reacts When You Stop Exercising?

Bella Breakdown Remaining active is important for your physical, mental and emotional health. The Mayo Clinic recommends either 150 minutes of moderate activity or 75 minutes of vigorous activity per week, at minimum. Obviously, life can get pretty chaotic. For most of us, with families and jobs to focus on, exercise doesn’t always end up on the top of our priority list. But, it’s important to be aware of the positive effects of exercise, and the negative effects of ignoring it. Here’s what happens to your body when you stop exercising…. – 10 days without exercise: your brain can...

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Athleta Designs Empower Sports Bra For Breast Cancer Survivors

Bella Breakdown The Empower Bra is designed for athletes who have had a mastectomy. ‘Powering through breast cancer recovery’ with soft fabrics that don’t irritate fresh scars, mesh cups for post-surgery implants, and a front zip. Athleta’s Senior Director of Brand Marketing says, “Breast cancer is important to so many women in our community whether they’ve experienced it themselves or someone they know has it.“ About 12% of women get breast cancer in their lives so 12% of the profits from the Empower Bra in October will go to Recovery on Water, a rowing club for breast cancer survivors....

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6 Things You Should Be Doing After An Intense Workout

Bella Breakdown Some days you sit on the couch and eat pizza, other days you go to the gym and live a fit life! It’s all about moderation, right? Well, just because you left the gym doesn’t mean you’re home free just yet. There are some key things you should do the day after an intense workout, and they help with recovery time and overall health. 6 things to do the day after an intense workout 1. Sleep-this is when those muscles you just worked rebuild and repair. Get your 8 hours! 2.Hydrate- a gallon of water a day...

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