Working Out In A Heatwave

Bella Breakdown It’s the beginning of August and most of the country is in the midst of a heatwave. We don’t want to sacrifice our daily workout routines, but we also don’t want to die of heat stroke. It’s an internal battle daily. There are some really great ways to keep up with your workouts and not suffer from the blistering sun. 1. Opt for a water workout. If you can, do your workouts in the water. Swimming laps is a really great way to exercise. Water aerobics is also something fun, and a great way to switch up...

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It’s Never Too Late to Learn How to Swim

Bella Breakdown I have met a shocking amount of adults that, to this day, do not know how to swim. Sure, they’re comfortable in a shallow pool, and might even be able to put their head under. But, if thrown into the deep end and forced to swim to the other side, well, they’d likely have to be rescued in a very dramatic fashion. Many adults feel as though they have reached the point in their lives where it’s just too late to bother to learn how to swim. And to that I say, “are you crazy!?” It is...

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Traditional Yoga Gets A Steamy Twist

Bella Breakdown Yoga, which was originally conceived in deep Hindu roots with the purpose of achieving Nirvana, is now one of the most popular full-body exercises that has everyone trying it. It tests balance, strength, limitation, and self-control all in one form. More people are turning the heat up on this classic exercise with this new twist: hot yoga. People are deciding the best environment to practice their poses are in humid rooms, sweating out all the negative energy they have built up. There’s actual, scientific benefits to doing yoga in the heat too. Not only does it strengthen...

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Exercising Your Way To A Healthy Relationship

Bella Breakdown Couples therapy? Why not work out that anger with sweat? Exercise can be the best way to get your mind off of the things that are bothering you, but they can also help you build a bond with your significant other. Here are some of the best tips to making your boo your best workout buddy at the same time. Friendly Competition Challenge each other to be better people in all aspects of life, including in the gym. See if you can get your partner to push out that extra ounce of sweat, and never leave your...

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Try Your Summer Workout In The Pool

Bella Breakdown Stay cool this summer and take your workout into the pool. Working out in the pool is beneficial for your body, not to mention that it is super fun. Here are just a few of the benefits from exercising in the water… You get stronger! Because water has way more resistance than air, it makes your movements a little bit harder. Therefore, you are growing your muscles. It also allows for a greater range of movement. If your joints are stiff or you are recovering from an injury, working out in the water will allow for you...

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