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    When HIIT isn’t the Best Workout

    I know you have heard performing high intensity interval training (HIIT) is the best way to burn fat and it is all the rage. Although, I agree and I believe in the results you can get from doing a HIIT workout a few times a week. There is one population that needs to rethink how they are training and high intensity isn’t always the best option. I am referring to women who have PCOS (Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome) it is a hormonal disorder that not only affects fertility but also the ability to lose body fat. Many women with the disorder have higher levels of cortisol (also referred to as…

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    Another Year Wiser

    Every year I set goals for myself and what intention I want to set for the entire year. However, I don’t do this on New Year’s like everyone else, I do it on my birthday. I love my birthday, it is a time to reflect on what I learned about myself the previous year and make new goals for the new year. The only way we get better is by reflection. You have to know what you want more of and what you want less of and have a plan on how to make that happen. I will be 44 in one month, now I may kid around about my…

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    Gluten Free Skillet Pancake

    One of my absolute favorite foods is pancakes. Oh my I could eat them every single day. I like to play around with pancake recipes creating and re-creating different variations that won’t bother my digestive system or cause a flare up in my joints. Here is a different kind of take on the traditional pancake. The best part is its not messy at all, there is really no clean up…   Ingredients: 3 large eggs 1/4 tsp baking soda 1/2 cup plain almond milk 1/2 cup Cup 4 Cup (gluten free flour) * you can use regular flour if you must 🙂 2 Tbsp sugar or coconut sugar 1/2 tsp…