Flexing Our Knowledge to Help You Train Smarter, not Harder: Cycles, Exercise and YOU

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The role of hormones in physical performance

Lydia Ko, AP, https://www.marca.com/en/golf/2022/05/06/6274b5c2ca4741e40d8b4582.html

The effect of the menstrual cycle on women’s* physical bodies

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The menstrual cycle can be a barrier to optimal performance

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The tide is shifting in connecting the menstrual cycle to sports outcomes

Work out smarter, not harder: Tips across the menstrual cycle to think about when engaging in exercise

Menstrual cycle tracking is the first step to better understanding your unique body and needs.

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Phase 1: Menstruation — days 1–5 (ish)

Madami staff product / service recommendation: Our colleague Milena is obsessed with the Lily Cup Compact by Intimina.

Lily Cup by Intimina

Phase 2: Follicular — days 5–13 (ish)

Madami staff product / app recommendation: Aaptiv

Aaptiv

Phase 3: Ovulatory — days 12–18 (ish):

Madami staff product / app recommendation: Wild AI

Wild AI

Phase 4: Luteal — days 18–30 (ish):

Madami staff product / app recommendation: The Period Repair Manual by Lara Briden

The Period Repair Manual (book) by Lara Briden

Make the most of your own cycle

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