Three Fitness Trends To Try If You’re Sick Of Your Gym Routine

Bella Breakdown It can be hard to stay motivated to workout when you’re sick of doing the same thing over and over at the gym. I’m definitely guilty of sticking to my routine, and not putting in the effort to change it up. If you want to try something new, and also get in a killer workout, try one of these fitness classes that are available at studios all over the country. Yoga With a Kick You already know about yoga, and maybe you’ve tried it a couple times but aren’t super into it. I get it, it can...

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Winter Workouts For When It’s Just Too Cold Out

Bella Breakdown It can be even harder to get yourself to go to the gym, or hit the pavement for a run when it’s freezing cold out. It’s warm inside, you’ve got a blanket and a good book, and the last thing you want to do is leave the house. If you’re trying to push yourself to get in shape this winter, I’ve got some easy workouts that will make exercise a lot more tolerable. In just 20 minutes, you can get your heart pumping, get your muscles warm, and work on getting that toned body you crave. The...

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How To Get Comfortable At A New Gym

Bella Breakdown It’s January and the gyms are packed. Whether you’re an experienced gym goer who’s just joined a new facility, or if this is your firs time ever in a gym, it can be intimidating to walk in on the first day. With your fitness goals in mind, you can embrace the gym and follow a few tips to get the most out of your experience. 1. Do take advantage of the free training session A lot of gyms offer one or two free personal training sessions when you join. Even if you’re not into the idea of...

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Exercises To Beat Belly Bloat

Bella Breakdown It’s that time of year when there’s constantly yummy food around. You may be eating a little more than normal, or indulging in some heavy foods. You shouldn’t feel bad about treating yourself, it is the holidays after all, but your body may fight back with uncomfortable bloating and gas. Even if you’re at home with family and don’t have access to your gym, there are some exercises you can do to help combat the bloat, and to get you back to normal. As a bonus, a little exercise can also help offset some of that rich...

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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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