Alternative Workouts To Try Outside Of The Gym

Bella Breakdown Getting in a good workout often means taking a trip to the gym, but if you’re not interested in going to the gym you might be in luck. There are plenty of fun ways to workout outside of the gym that you can enjoy with friends. Yoga In The Park Enjoy a nice relaxing yoga session in the local park to truly become one with nature and increase your energy flow. You can take a guided class with your local yogi or meet up with your friends for a fun flow session. Running or Hiking Trails A...

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Embarrassing Workout Questions Finally Answered

Bella Breakdown For people who aren’t the most fit going to the gym is a very intimidating activity. However, when you do manage to get a good workout in, questions begin to arise about certain things that you may know nothing about. To help you, here are the answers to some of your most embarrassing questions. Why do my workout clothes smell so bad? The smell of your workout clothes doesn’t necessarily mean you stink. “Odor doesn’t come from the sweat itself; it comes from the bacteria that break down the sweat,” said Katie Horwitch, a New York City-based...

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Fun Workouts To Do If You Hate Going To The Gym

Bella Breakdown Going to the gym can be very intimidating if it’s not somewhere you frequently go to. However, a fear of the gym doesn’t mean you can’t get into shape. Here are some fun workouts you can do if you don’t like going to the gym. Go to a fitness class: This is a great option for those who don’t want to use the fitness equipment. Luckily, there are plenty of workout options for any type of fitness regime you want to do and it’s the perfect way to meet individuals with the same interests as you and...

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Diseases You Can Get From The Gym

Bella Breakdown Going to the gym has many benefits for those looking to lose weight or gain some more muscles. However, what people don’t tell you is that going to the gym can also expose you to some serious skin diseases if the equipment is cleaned properly. Folliculitis: A common affliction that looks like itchy red bumps or acne. If you suspect you have it, it’s best not to scratch because the bumps can turn into crusty sores that cause permanent scars. The condition is caused by microbes like bacteria or fungus that get inside hair follicles in the...

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How To Get Comfortable At A New Gym

Bella Breakdown It’s January and the gyms are packed. Whether you’re an experienced gym goer who’s just joined a new facility, or if this is your firs time ever in a gym, it can be intimidating to walk in on the first day. With your fitness goals in mind, you can embrace the gym and follow a few tips to get the most out of your experience. 1. Do take advantage of the free training session A lot of gyms offer one or two free personal training sessions when you join. Even if you’re not into the idea of...

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