Top 5 Moves to Shrink Your Waist & Hips

Bella Breakdown Supermodel fitness trainer John Benton teaches you 5 simple moves that helps target and shrink your waist and hips over time. 1. Swan Crunch: Lying flat on your back, stretch your arms and legs out flat, then swing your arms in towards your hips (like a bird flapping its wings) at the same time you crunch your knees into your stomach. Do 3 sets of 20 reps. 2. Inverted V’s: Begin on your hands and knees and stretch one leg out straight behind you. Keeping the leg straight, tap the toe straight back behind you and then tap it...

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There Are Ways To Burn Calories Without Actually Having To Exercise

Bella Breakdown Want to burn those calories for the day without lacing up your shoes? Well, we’ve got you covered. There are many ways to have fun while you exercise, and even a few ways you can burn calories without truly exercising. Here’s the deal…five (kind of weird) ways you can burn it without sweating it: 1. Chewing gum can burn around 11 calories per hour. That’s a lot to chew on! 2. Fidgeting can burn up to 350 calories per day. Queue the fidget spinners! 3. Drinking green tea can burn over 180 calories per day. Now that’s...

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Simple Ways To Fend Off Colds & Flu

Bella Breakdown Here are some simple ways to fend off sickness. 1. Wash your hands using warm water and a lather for a full 20 seconds. 2. Don’t touch your face. Your nose mouth and eyes are entry points for germs. 3. Keep your hands off public fixtures. Elevator buttons, door handles and railings are crawling with germs. 4. Avoid crowds. Enclosed, crowded spaces are likely to harbor the latest bug going around. 5. Try some honey. Honey has been used for centuries as a healing agent. 6. Stay hydrated. Pay attention to your thirst throughout the day. 7....

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Ever Wonder How Your Body Reacts When You Stop Exercising?

Bella Breakdown Remaining active is important for your physical, mental and emotional health. The Mayo Clinic recommends either 150 minutes of moderate activity or 75 minutes of vigorous activity per week, at minimum. Obviously, life can get pretty chaotic. For most of us, with families and jobs to focus on, exercise doesn’t always end up on the top of our priority list. But, it’s important to be aware of the positive effects of exercise, and the negative effects of ignoring it. Here’s what happens to your body when you stop exercising…. – 10 days without exercise: your brain can...

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Nails Are A Great Indicator Of Health

Bella Breakdown Often times, the only time we pay attention to our nails is when we are at the nail salon or needing to go to the nail salon. But, as Business Insider reminds us, it’s important to check our nails for more than just our beauty regimen. Our nails provide key indicators for health problems, so it’s good to know what to look for! If there is ever a certain tinge to your nails, for instance blue or yellow, it’s important to see a doctor as soon as possible. Unusual horizontal lines or white lines on the nails...

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