SHOULD YOU GO FOR AN EXERCISE DURING MENSTRUATION?

December 23, 2017

SHOULD YOU GO FOR AN EXERCISE DURING MENSTRUATION?

It’s a monthly date you never forget - that feeling down under you can’t ignore your period. It’s very likely you feel low on energy and knocked out the first day of your period. And it’s even more likely that you don’t really feel like doing any physical activity at all. But did you know that exercise during your period can help release menstrual cramps, combat mood swings and help with PMS? It might also be the solution to a menstrual block or just what you need to regulate irregular periods naturally.
Trust us, it’s totally worth to get your lovely behind off the sofa and moving while you’re menstruating. So, don't stop yourself from exercising and go out to feel the fresh air. Still, if you're worried that heavy exercise will increase your fatigue and lethargy so calm yourself, we are going to tell you some easy and distressing exercise which not only boost up your energy but also benefit your aches, pains, mood swings, cramps, and cravings.

EXERCISES YOU CAN DO 

Cycling:

Women feel more lethargic and tired as they prepare to have their cycle, causing them to be less alert and zeroed-in on their surroundings. So, low-impact type of fitness routine can help you to avoid possible accidents. Indoor or outdoor cycling, which will rev up your heart rate and get much-needed oxygen pumping through your body without being stressful on your limbs. It can improve your posture and coordination along with the bone strengthening.

          

Walking:

It is harder to get out the door or on the treadmill for your walking and workout when you are having menstrual cramps, bloating, and other effects. Regular walking routine can greatly improve gastric mobility as it utilizes core and abdominal muscles, encouraging movement in our GI system and can help you to overcome your bloating.

           

Yoga:

If you want to go to yoga during your period, then go. It can help energize you, soothe cramps and relieve bloating. The period is the time when you don't need to push yourself much. If you do intense yoga during normal days so try easy yoga poses during menstruation to prevent hurt. Follow the steps which are according to your body condition.

           

So, if you feel like working out during your period then there is nothing that should stop you. Also use physical activity to combat period problems such as PMS, menstrual cramps or tiredness. The key is to simply get moving in a way that releases endorphins and increases your well-being.