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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15 Insanely Fun Ways to Work Your Butt While You Dance

Bella Breakdown Fitness artist Nicole Winhoffer shows you 15 ways to work your butt while you dance around your room in your underwear. Butt-Enhancing Moves to Master Here are the names of some of her most fun moves: 1. I have a headache. 2. Sweep your clothes to the side of the room. 3. Shimmy. 4. Get low. 5. Shake your booty right and left, then put out the cigarette. 6. Walk backwards and look. 7. He wants your number – celebrate! 8. I’m hot! 9. He didn’t call. 10. That’s OK – walk it off or run it...

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Finding Time to Focus on Fitness: At-Home Workouts For On-The-Go Moms

Fitting in Fitness After having my third child, losing the baby weight got really hard. It almost seemed downright impossible! Between lack of sleep, nursing, and taking care of three children, my days were packed so full that I had no time to exercise and had a very hard time focusing on eating healthfully.  I had to find ways to fit exercise into my new crazy life. Get moving!  If you have small children, one of the exercises you can do that is totally free is walking.  Pushing a stroller is a great workout.  If walking or jogging is...

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The Look-Good-Naked Barre Workout

Bella Breakdown A ten-minute workout that has Dance, Pilates and Yoga moves with upbeat music taught by a spunky British instructor? Yes please! This Booty Barre workout is kind of amazing. Just use a sturdy table or chair as your ballet barre and begin by following along to a series of easy ballet positions as well as stretching out the feet and legs. You’ll move on to some sexy mama moves in the booty working hip-series and open up into the mermaid stretching pose. Switch whichever side of the table or chair you’re on and start into the Yoda/Pilates...

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