How Selfies Help You Lose Weight

Bella Breakdown You might roll your eyes whenever you are at the gym, and you see people taking gym selfies in the mirror, or even videotaping their workouts. You may be annoyed, but these people might be on to something. Taking gym selfies, or workout selfies and posting them on social media can actually help you lose weight. This is due to the fact that you are outwardly displaying a workout journey. You have decided to make your weight loss or fitness goals private, and who better to hold you accountable than hm, the entire world wide web? You...

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Social Media Keeps Us Fit

Bella Breakdown The saying ‘pics or it didn’t happen’ is pretty much how we live our lives nowadays. Almost everything we do is documented on social media. The creation of the 24 hour story on Instagram and Snapchat has given us more reason to post what we are doing day in and day out. Is that ever really beneficial? It turns out it might be very beneficial to our overall fitness. Posting sweaty selfies, or gym selfies is actually a great way to keep us motivated. Seeing picture of ourselves getting thinner or more muscular really helps to keep...

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Interval Training Is Highly Effective

Bella Breakdown When it comes to losing weight and working out, we often want to find the quickest way possible. Well, quick might not always mean the easiest. When it comes to fast and effective workouts high intensity interval training or, H.I.I.T. is probably the way to go. H.I.I.T is a great way to combine strength training and cardio. Because this form of exercise has your heart rate at a very high rate, and you’re also building muscle, you are far more likely to burn the optimal amount of calories. Who doesn’t want that? It is really tough to...

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Great Pregnancy Exercises

Bella Breakdown Many women are ditching the idea that you have to be completely horizontal during your pregnancy. We are still working our day jobs, up and moving, and working out! Just because you are growing a human, doesn’t mean that you have to give up your favorite workout routine! Pregnancy also puts your body into a crazy tailspin. The sciatica , the pressure on your joints; exercising can actually be extremely helpful in relieving some of that pain. Here are some amazing exercises for you and your pregnant belly. 1. Curtsy Lunges Curtsy lunges are a great way...

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Best Workouts If Your Goal Is To Burn Some Fat

Bella Breakdown Ahh…the New Year’s resolution scramble is now on as we try and stick to our guns yet another year. Most of us choose similar resolutions regarding finances, health and wellness or career goals. Though it’s said only around 20% of us will make it through February with those precious resolutions, we are here to help encourage your goals! The good news is, moderation is still key…you don’t have to do anything drastic! Fitness and overall wellness is a huge category for self-improvement goals, and the new year definitely heightens our desire to improve our bodies and our...

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