Don’t Skip Cardio

Bella Breakdown Alright, you are not the only person in the world who hates cardio exercises. It is tiring and takes a lot of energy. Running and other cardio exercises in general are difficult to begin, because let’s face it you need to be in shape to start. That being said, it is really important that you implement cardiovascular exercises for a number of reasons. 1. Your Heart It is right there in the name, cardio! Cardio exercises help with heart health. In the moment, it might feel as though you’re going to have a heart attack, but don’t...

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What to Do When You Can’t Get to the Gym

Bella Breakdown Sometimes there are days when you just cannot seem to get over to the gym. Whether it’s a busy schedule, or you just don’t want to leave your home, you might still feel as though you want to work out. This could be a great opportunity to switch up your workouts. 1. Get Outside Take your workout outside. Whether it’s a walk or run, or maybe you move the weights out to the deck or patio, it could be a nice change of pace to move your daily workout outside. 2. Use Your Phone There are a...

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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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Schedules That Work for Your Workouts

Bella Breakdown There are plenty of excuses we make as to why we can’t workout, and the main one is typically that we aren’t able to fit it into our busy schedules. It’s totally understandable too your life is busy! You might have a job working long hours, kids, and extracurricular activities. But, I’m here to tell you the truth and you can still carve time out of your day to get a work out in. First and foremost, let’s trash the notion that your workout has to be extremely intense and performed at a gym. No! You can...

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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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