Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Be Sitting Down All Day

Bella Breakdown Sitting in a chair all day may have been expected of you. However, due to growing health concerns, researchers are advising those who can to get out of their work chairs and get physical while working. While sitting in your chair may seem like the most logical thing to do at your desk, try standing for a while. Due to you not using your lower body muscles it could lead to muscle atrophy. This means the longer and the more you stay seated, the more your lower muscles will begin to weaken. Weight gain is also a...

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Easy Ways To Stay Healthy While Traveling For Work

Bella Breakdown When it comes to certain jobs being away from can be part of one’s responsibilities. With flying already a hectic way of traveling it is easy to forget to take care of your body, but here are some easy ways to make sure keeping it healthy while miles away from home. Sticking to a normal routine is the most important thing for you to do to keep things healthy. Late dinner meetings and jet lag can cause you to miss out on some much-needed sleep. However, don’t be afraid to excuse yourself from that business meal just...

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Myth Or Fact: Beer Is A Good After-Exercise Drink

c Bella Breakdown Everybody knows that drinking Gatorade, a protein shake, or even chocolate milk after a workout is good for you. After your body exercises, it needs sugars, fats, and protein to help restore energy and continue to build those muscles. For this reason, the aforementioned drinks make perfect sense. But beer? The verdict is in, and beer is NOT good for you post workout. Although beer does have some healthy, restorative qualities like sugar, carbs, nutrients, and a little bit of electrolytes, it has one main ingredient that basically overpowers all of the good stuff: alcohol. Alcohol...

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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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