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Better Everyday #84 Cortisol Testing, Your Own Hormone Talk and Intermittent Fasting

We’re back with Q&A today and our first one was a doozy! We discussed what a saliva cortisol panel can and can’t tell you, when you should be digging into the deeper causes or stress vs. when it’s more related to lifestyle and how to know if your stress management tools like exercise may be causing MORE stress. We recapped what our ACES (appetite, cravings, energy and sleep) acronym is all about and how it’s the language of your hormones so we need to tune in and heed that message! In the case of this question her hormones were saying peanut butter and chocolate chips,  other days they say wine, but either way they are signals we can use to do better and stop fighting our hormones. We also tackled a great question on PCOS and intermittent fasting.

This stuff is our life’s work ladies! Helping you optimize your hormone balance with exercise, keeping you strong and injury free and loving the body you call home. While we dove into as many specifics as we could over the air, we can help you better LIVE so don’t miss getting on the waitlist for our next Hangry B*tches group which begins April 2, 2018. One of our biggest offerings – in addition to a great program – is the ability for you to upload your videos to a private Facebook group for Sarah to coach.  You’ll get the entire diet, mindset AND exercise program from our upcoming book – and us to coach you through it for four whole weeks! Get on the waitlist here.


Sponsors mentioned in this episode are Butcher Box!  ButcherBox delivers 8-11 pounds of grass-fed & grass-finished beef, free-range organic chicken, and heritage-breed pork directly to your door. ButcherBox carefully curates the finest selection of cuts or makes it a breeze to choose your own and they believe in a healthier food system where everyone has access to meat the way Nature intended: free of antibiotics and hormones, and humanely raised on open pasture. So good right? You can get 15% off your first order and a free pound of bacon! Check it out here.

And we also talked about one of our favorite friends of the show: Dry Farm Wines! Use this link to get a penny bottle of wine on your first order and experience these low sugar, organic, amazing wines without the headache, sleep disruptions and hangover.

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