What You Should Eat After A Workout

Bella Breakdown While what you eat before going to the dream can contribute to how intense a workout can be, what you eat post-workout can also affect your body. While going straight to a fast-food chain isn’t ideal, eating is an important part of your fitness regimen. During exercise, your muscles are using up stored glycogen so it is important that getting the right nutritional balance after working out to restore those energy levels and reducing fatigue. One thing you should be eating is protein. When you workout your body begins to build onto your existing muscles as long...

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Discovering Orig3n: On A Mission To A Healthier And Happier You!

Discovering Orig3n Iv’e always been super on top of my health and iv’e always been that person who wants to know everything about their body and why they feel the way they do. I’ve been super intrigued especially playing sports my whole life and now dealing with injuries because of it. If I am tired I immediately wonder if I am lacking vitamin b12 or if I am in pain I know it’s because of the inflammation from my injury so I know I have to take Turmeric…but the one thing I really never knew for sure, even with...

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Healthier Alternatives To Sports Drinks

Bella Breakdown Gatorade may have helped Michael Jordan during Game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals, but health experts don’t agree with the benefits. However, a study done by the British Medical Journal found that sports drinks are good for endurance and elite athletes, and pretty much no one else. Instead of filling your body with the sugary drink, end your physical activity with these sports drink alternatives. Chocolate Milk: This was a surprising feature on a healthy list, but the same nutrients that make sports drinks so appealing are the same nutrients found in chocolate milk. Carbohydrates and...

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Embarrassing Workout Questions Finally Answered

Bella Breakdown For people who aren’t the most fit going to the gym is a very intimidating activity. However, when you do manage to get a good workout in, questions begin to arise about certain things that you may know nothing about. To help you, here are the answers to some of your most embarrassing questions. Why do my workout clothes smell so bad? The smell of your workout clothes doesn’t necessarily mean you stink. “Odor doesn’t come from the sweat itself; it comes from the bacteria that break down the sweat,” said Katie Horwitch, a New York City-based...

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SpoonkSpace: Find Out Why We Love The Spoonk Organic Hemp Travel Mat!

SpoonkSpace Growing up I played a ton of sports and always had so much back pain. As I got older unfortunately, that pain only got worse. As many of you already know I have tried EVERYTHING on the market with no relief and have seen plenty of doctors throughout the years with no luck in helping to relieve that pain naturally. When you all recommended SpoonkSpace. I knew I had to check them out. The Spoonk Organic Hemp Travel Mat The product that was recommended was The Spoonk Organic Hemp Travel Mat and The Groove Ball. When I received...

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Fitness Influencer Chooses To Stop Participating In Fight For Instagram Body

Bella Breakdown It seems like everybody is trying to become an influencer these days. From fitness to lifestyle to family to cars, there appears to be a category for everyone (trust us, these are only a few). And in each respective category, influencers exist, appearing as the epitome of perfection at what they’re good at, whether it’s raising babies or influencing the masses to live a healthier lifestyle. And until recently, Stephanie Buttermore was yet another fitness influencer looking to share her lifestyle in an effort to inspire others. With almost 400,000 followers on Instagram and almost 800,000 on...

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Signs It’s Time to Address Your Mental Health

Bella Breakdown Your mental health is very important to your everyday lifestyle. However, no one knows what state your mind is in before you do. That’s why it is very important to notice these simple signs that will let you know when you need to address your own mental health. You don’t have the energy you used to: Fatigue is one of the biggest indicators for both your physical health and your mind. It is also a big sign of depression, but fatigue isn’t just a feeling of being tired. Having low energy, the inability to focus or make...

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Skipping Lunch Could Be Putting Your Health At Risk More Than You Think

Bella Breakdown Choosing to skip lunch isn’t keeping you as healthy as you may think. While forgetting to eat lunch once in awhile won’t have that big of an effect on you, making it into a constant habit will. When you are constantly skipping meals it will lead to your binge eating during dinnertime because you are now feeling hungrier than normal. Additionally, those that skip meals actually burn fewer calories and have less energy. This has more to with an individual’s metabolism. When food is consumed, metabolism levels rise. Without food to digest, metabolism levels go down. No...

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