Flex Your Muscles While Watching Netflix

Bella Breakdown Being a couch potato and binge-watching your favorite Netflix show may sound great, but it’s not the best for your body. Luckily, for those who want to watch that next episode, but still workout can do that all in the comforts of their own home. This first workout is so accommodating you can do it before you even leave your bed. Pillow crunches will strengthen your entire core by stacking two pillows at the foot of your bed. You’ll then lie flat on your back with your feet resting on the pillows and arms crossed over your...

Read More

Superfoods That Will Enhance Your Athletic Performance

Bella Breakdown You can have all of the protein powders and enhancing pills, but the best substance your body needs to increase your athletic performance are superfoods. While taking supplements can do the body good, there is something about a natural diet that works just as well and here are the best superfoods your body can have. Chia Seeds: Originating from Mexico these seeds are packed with fiber, protein, and antioxidants. Giving your body a healthy performance boost it needs. The seeds are also great for soaking up liquids, keeping you hydrated for as long as possible. Try putting...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More