6 Bad Habits That Are Terribly Unhealthy For You

Bella Breakdown While you may have broken your New Year resolutions already it’s not too late for you to make some new ones. The plan to get your summer body or be kinder to strangers may have failed, but here are six bad habits that you can easily break to get your 2019 resolutions on track. Snacking: Probably everyone’s favorite activity, for both pleasure and necessity, eating can lead to a seriously unhealthy lifestyle. Eating when you’re hungry and not when you’re can save you from eating more calories than your body needs. Saving both you and your fitness...

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Healthy Food Fads That Are Just As Bad For You

Bella Breakdown Diet fads have come and gone over the many years of people trying to get in the best shape. Like the many diets that nutritionists live and die by, there are also food fads that are deemed “healthy” though that might not be the case. Here are some healthier food fads that aren’t as healthy as advertised. Agave: It may sound fancy and exotic, but agave nectar is not the best for your body. Compared to other sugars, agave holds fructose content that is just as high, if not more. Coconut Oil: With uses for food, hair,...

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Kate Hudson Shows Off Her Post Baby Weight Loss

Bella Breakdown Six months after giving birth to her third child, Kate Hudson is right on track to lose all of her baby weight by spring. The actress posted of her progress for all of her Instagram followers to see on Wednesday proud to be closer to her goal weight. “Okay my friends, wanted to share! I’m a couple of lbs from goal weight! I’ve done it without stressing on food or working out like crazy although I have been disciplined,” she captioned the photo. Kate’s self-congratulatory post wasn’t just to pat herself on the back, but also promote...

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March Madness Workout

Bella Breakdown We spend so much of March Madness sitting on the couch. Why not use the basketball players’ ripped bods as inspiration for your own workout? Ali Holman, a fitness expert who trains professional players, demonstrates the following steps for doing conditioning and getting swole. You can even do the exercises while you cheer on your favorite college team. 1. Plank on a basketball: Put your hands on your b-ball and lift your legs in a march (Great alternative to crunches!). 2. Basketball lunges: Put your basketball stretched out in your hands at a 90-degree angle. Do a...

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Stressed? Try Yoga!

Bella Breakdown As a teacher, my life and work often blend together in a chaotic, stressful ball. It is difficult for me to separate from my students, and I often think incessantly about whether or not my lesson went well, how my students are doing mentally and emotionally, and when I can get my next break from the constant nature of my work. But when I get to a yoga class, my worries slowly but surely melt away, until I am lying on the ground in Shavasana at the end of the class and my mind is an absolute...

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