5 Fat Flushing Foods

Bella Breakdown As much as we workout, sometimes it is difficult to rid of those spots on our body that hold a lot of our fat. Most physicians and nutritionists will tell you that your diet is 80% of your weight loss, while exercise is only 20%. There are a number of foods that you can eat that are still absolutely delicious, but can help you flush away the fat as well. A lot of these foods might even be some of your favorites! 1. Guacamole Yes! Guac is a great food to help flush fat. So don’t feel...

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Lifestyle Changes That Will Help You Stay Fit

Bella Breakdown We all have to start somewhere when it comes to fitness. It can be a very daunting task if you are new to the exercise game. However, it’s important to know it’s not impossible, nor is it even that difficult! There are so many simple ways to begin a healthier, more active lifestyle. There are a number of small lifestyle changes you can make that will allow for an easier transition into weekly, even daily workouts. It’s a great start, if it’s possible, to change up your commute to work. Instead of driving or using public transit,...

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Meet The Youngest Certified Yoga Instructor

Bella Breakdown “Think good things, speak kind words, and do good things,” this is the mantra 11-year-old Tabay Atkins imparts on his yoga class. You read correct he has his own yoga class and is the youngest certified yoga instructor in the U.S. He found inspiration in his passion for yoga from his mother, who took yoga to cope with her cancer diagnosis. Atkins saw that yoga helped to heal his mother when she was going through treatments for cancer, so she thought if yoga can help her mom that other people could benefit too. Atkins says that through...

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Fitness Myths Proven Wrong

Bella Breakdown The summer is approaching and everyone is trying to get their perfect beach body! There are a lot of misconceptions in the fitness industry and many people are left wondering if what they are being told is true or false. These are common “fitness myths” that have been proven wrong! 1.) Work your abs for a sculpted stomach. No! You also need resistance and cardio training. 2.) Don’t worry about what you eat. Wrong. What you put in your mouth actually affects 80% of the change you want to see. 3.) Working out in the morning is...

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The Right Clothes May Be The Key To Gym Success

Bella Breakdown Having trouble feeling motivated to hit the gym? New research of 2,000 gym-goers conducted by Barbell showed that nearly 9 out of 10 people agree that simply putting on their gym clothes helps them feel motivated to actually go to the gym. 85% reported that having cool looking gym clothes gave them more confidence in the gym. 33% of survey respondents said just talking to others about going to the gym helped them hold themselves to it later. Over half of American gym–goers believe that listening to music during your workout is vital. The top three things...

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