menstrual cycle Tag

Throughout the menstrual cycle, some women can notice changes in their training, performance, and recovery. These changes can be attributed to the fluctuations in the female hormones - oestrogen and progesterone. Usually, the menstrual cycle and its hormones are seen to have a negative impact on training, but by taking the time to understand your menstrual cycle, tracking your cycle, and adjusting your training can have overall positive benefits. What happens throughout the Menstrual Cycle? The menstrual cycle usually lasts between 21- 35 days and is split into three phases: Menstrual (bleeding) PhaseLate