Should You Exercise When Hungover?

Bella Breakdown Let’s face it, being hungover is the WORST. As if you didn’t already have enough regret about the previous night’s debauchery. You’ve probably heard a lot of myths and tricks about curing a hangover, but one of the most controversial ones is exercise. Should you exercise even when standing up feels like a big effort? While it’s true that exercise can help you sweat out the toxins in your body and get rid of excess alcohol in your blood stream, it can also be damaging. One of the biggest reasons not to exercise intensely is dehydration. If...

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Yoga Poses For Stress And Anxiety

Bella Breakdown We all experience stress from time to time, and those feelings can manifest themselves in different ways in our body. Many times, stress can cause tightness, pain and other physical symptoms in our bodies. Exercise in general is a proven tool to combat the effects of stress, but it’s also important to slow down and incorporate some healing postures and stretches into your routine. Try some of these poses next time your feeling on the anxious side. Sukhasana with Forward Bend Easy pose, or sukhasana, is a seated, cross-legged position. The forward bend helps you to focus...

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A New Meaning To Couch Potato

Bella Breakdown You are on the couch. You’re about 8 episodes in to a new show. Suddenly thoughts from your outside, non-television life start to creep up on you. You think about all of the junk food you’ve eaten in the past week. You think about the last time you went to the gym. When you realize how long it’s been since you’ve hit the gym, you’ll realize you need to change up your routine to stop being a lazy couch potato. Please, address your attention to the couch workout. That’s right, you can get a solid, sweat producing...

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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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Getting Back Into A Fitness Routine

Bella Breakdown If you have considered yourself an avid exerciser, you have also probably had to take a break from exercise. Now this break could have come for a number of reasons. You might have started a job that required a whole new schedule, you could have suffered an injury or had to get surgery, you might’ve gotten ill for sometime, or maybe you just stopped for no other reason than life got in the way. It can be difficult to find that workout groove again. So here are some ways you can get back into your fitness routine...

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