The Best Amount Of Exercise For Your Brain

Bella Breakdown We all know that exercise is good for you. That is obvious. You benefit from it physically, and you’re far healthier when you exercise on a consistent basis. You also benefit from it mentally. You feel great about yourself when you workout, and you obtain hormones that really boost your mental health in a positive way. Some people can take exercise to the extreme though, and might be missing out on all of the mental health benefits exercise has to offer. We hear it all of the time, moderation is key. The same goes for exercise. Studies...

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Exercises To Help Stress

Bella Breakdown There are so many factors in life that can cause stress. You might have a grueling work or school schedule, your family matters could be quite draining, or you could just be dealing with pressures of life in general. Whatever stresses are happening, you need a healthy way to deal with them. There are ways you can exercise to relieve stress. 1. For 2 minutes, put the soles of your feet together, with your legs in a butterfly position. Lay back down and put your arms loosely by your sides. Close your eyes and focus on deep,...

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What to Do When You Can’t Get to the Gym

Bella Breakdown Sometimes there are days when you just cannot seem to get over to the gym. Whether it’s a busy schedule, or you just don’t want to leave your home, you might still feel as though you want to work out. This could be a great opportunity to switch up your workouts. 1. Get Outside Take your workout outside. Whether it’s a walk or run, or maybe you move the weights out to the deck or patio, it could be a nice change of pace to move your daily workout outside. 2. Use Your Phone There are a...

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If You Hate Exercising, This Could Be For You

Bella Breakdown Many people avoid attempting to lose weight solely for the fact they know they are going to have to exercise. Maintaining a relatively consistent workout routine can feel monotonous, tiring, and sometimes time consuming. However, there are definitely ways to lose weight without having to hit the treadmill. Any doctor, nutritionist, or fitness coach will tell you that the key to losing weight is 80% diet and 20% exercise. So the best way to lose weight and not have to kill yourself at the gym is by changing up your diet. A lot of people can attest...

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Mothers, Children, And Working Out

Bella Breakdown As a mom, I feel as though I’m under constant pressure to workout and achieve some sort of insane, post-baby body. The idea of which, is totally crazy. The truth of the matter is, despite the fact I got back to my pre-baby weight, my body is completely different! I have muscles in places I didn’t have muscles, and I have fat and excess skin in places I didn’t before. I had to get past this idea of achieving a certain body type. Because honestly, that should never be the goal. It sets you up for failure....

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Getting Hunger Under Control

Bella Breakdown The hardest part of getting fit, or trying to lose weight is maintaining a reasonable, healthy diet. A lot of people tend to be stress eaters, or mindless eaters. This usually makes taking the weight off a lot more difficult. There are a number of factors going on in your life that could be causing uncontrollable hunger. There are a few tips and lifestyle changes to make, to help get eating under control. 1. Sleep You have to get enough sleep. The more tired you are, the more cravings seem to creep up on you. Especially for...

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