Harmony Inspired — HIIT

Lisa's Christmas Pudding

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There is always that one friend who can bake and create and actually make cakes look like an art work! Unfortunately that is NOT me! However, my good friend Lisa has shared with us her secret Christmas Pudding Recipe (not so secret now)! She makes it every year and it is absolutely delicious. Here it is:  -2 1/3 cup breadcrumbs (option to use gluten free) -2/3 cup plain flour (option to use GF flour) -teaspoon of baking soda -teaspoon vanilla essence -1 1/12 oranges -1 lemon -1 apple peeled & cored -1 carrot grated -half-1 cup brandy -3 large eggs...

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Barre vs Yoga vs Pilates: Which Is Right for You?

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Barre vs Yoga vs Pilates: Which Is Right for You? Harmony Inspired Activewear love seeing people being active, fit, healthy & enjoying life. The girls at Aleenta Barre Mermaid Waters share our passion for health & fitness and have written a fabulous article on the difference between Pilates, Pilates Barre & Yoga to help guide you in making the right decision when adding these types of exercises into your training program or lifestyle. To keep you active we would love to offer our readers a $10 voucher to Aleenta Barre.... Keep reading to find out how! Congratulations on your decision...

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Is HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) the best exercise for weight loss?

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The question remains: Does slow and steady win the race or does HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) win the race for fat loss? Here is what we found out: In recent years, new and exciting forms of cardiovascular exercise have emerged, with High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) as a clear frontrunner. This shorter form of cardio has been gradually replacing more conventional forms of cardio exercise such as long jogs, walking or distance cycling, which are all known as Low Intensity Steady-State (LISS) exercise.   The main reason for the switch?   HIIT is said to be superior for health...

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