Ultimate Skier Workout

Bella Breakdown Swiss skier Andri Ragettli trains for the Olympics in essentially the same way I would imagine someone trains to be a ninja… or batman. Watch the video above to see some jaw dropping footage. If you are a recreational skier, like myself, you probably don’t need to do as intense of a workout as our friend Ragettli here. However, recreational skiers should still partake in some dryland training in order to protect themselves from getting injured and stay strong while skiing. If you are a skier who wants to improve your form, stay uninjured, and crush it...

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This Is What You Should Be Eating To Maximize Your Workout

Bella Breakdown Working out and eating right go hand in hand when it comes to leading a healthy lifestyle, but it goes far beyond just cutting back on carbs, or loading up on protein. You should be eating the right amounts of nutrients before and after your workouts, so that the effects have their maximum impact on your body. Before Your Workout Carbs, carbs, carbs. Yes, carbs are good, and they ensure that you have enough glucose in your system to power through your workout. Eat simple carbohydrates, avoiding processed carbs like white bread, between 30 minutes and 3...

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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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Gym-Proof Approved Beauty Products For Your Fitness Goals

Bella Breakdown It’s January, which means the gyms are packed, everyone is trying to reach their fitness goals, and you’re probably sweating a bit more than usual. Just because you want to be a little more active, doesn’t mean your skin has to suffer. These beauty products are sweat-proof, gym bag approved life savers. Stock up for the month and maybe they’ll help you push your New Year’s resolutions into high gear! Tarte Gym Bag Essentials This is a one stop shop for gym bag essentials. This new collection from Tarte features sweat-proof makeup and refreshing wipes to keep...

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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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