What’s The Deal With Intermittent Fasting?

Bella Breakdown We are sometimes overwhelmed with all of the information about what we should and shouldn’t do while dieting. I mean, can we eat eggs or not? And I’m sorry, but how long am I doing Keto, and will I gain all of the weight I’ve lost back? It can be difficult to sift through all of the diet information thrown our way. There is however, a diet trick that can allow you to eat what you want, for the most part. It is known as intermittent fasting, and there are a few options you can choose from...

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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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Is Your Diet Too Processed?

Bella Breakdown We have a wealth of information about how certain foods affect our bodies. However, a lot of people don’t care to inform themselves about proper nutrition. They tend to stick to their diet of highly processed foods. Processed foods can have a number of adverse effects on our body. If you are wondering whether or not you eat too many processed foods, there are a few tell tale signs that might be indicators that you are. Here are the signs: 1. Major Thirst If you are constantly feeling thirsty, you are likely eating too much processed food....

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Breaking Caffeine Addiction

Bella Breakdown I will admit it. I am one of those terrible people that truly lives by the expression, “please don’t talk to me until I’ve had my coffee”. I might have up to 3 cups a day, 4 if my child was up in the middle of the night. If I’m not drinking coffee, I’m drinking caffeinated diet sodas, or green teas as well. I would be lying if I said, I didn’t feel the effects of a highly caffeinated daily diet. If I haven’t had coffee by a certain time, I suffer from a splitting headache. I...

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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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