Can we Exercise during our periods?

CAN WE EXERCISE DURING OUR PERIODS?

 

Hello everyone. All of us have a lot of questions related to ourselves name times. Sometimes we avoid them and sometimes we do not ask them thinking what the next person will think. Here are some questions which I am sure you all always wanted to know. One is CAN WE EXERCISE DURING OUR PERIODS? and the other one is HOW TO TALK TO PEOPLE WHO HAVE BEEN A VICTIM OF RAPE OR SEXUAL ASSAULT. LET’S BEGIN.

1. CAN WE EXERCISE DURING OUR PERIODS?

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Do you too always have this question of working out during your periods? A lot of you have the thought of should you or shouldn’t  right?

Let’s vanish this question forever from our minds by getting its answer. And remember you’re not alone if this question strikes your mind.Many people skip their workout routines during this period of the month.

They think that exercises might harm their body if they practice them during this time. SO WHAT DO YOU THINK ‘SHOULD WE EXERCISE DURING OUR PERIODS?’

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LET ME TELL YOU THAT ALL THE EXERCISES YOU PRACTICE DURING YOUR PERIODS ARE NOT HARMFUL.

THERE ARE CERTAIN EXERCISES YOU SHOULD AVOID. READ THE BLOG FURTHER FOR A MIND-BLOWING FACT.

 

2. WHICH EXERCISES SHOULD YOU AVOID DURING YOUR PERIODS?

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Just like some activities that prove appropriate and helpful during your periods there are certain exercises that you need to avoid.

In general, Marcello said you should reduce training stress and volume during this time. “This doesn’t mean to stop trainin, this just means to cut back a little bit,” he explained.

If you’re feeling unusually or tired, you may cut back on intense training. Moderately difficult exercises should be avoided during this time.

And it’s completely fine to eliminate training and exercises during this time.

 

2. WHICH EXERCISE SHOULD YOU PRACTISE DURING YOUR PERIODS?

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Periods don’t prove as a restriction for your periods. The benefits of exercise don’t stop just because you have your periods.

Continuing your routine can help ease some painful complaints menstruation carries.

If you are experiencing extreme pain then reducing the intensity of the routine may help.

Dr. Christopher Holligsworth has explained that the period is a complex time from a hormonal standpoint.

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“Both progesterone and estrogen are at their lowest during the entire length of the period phase of the menstrual cycle, which can make people feel tired and less energetic”.

So avoiding exercise during your periods isn’t going to save energy or make you feel better.

Indeed you can make this an opportunity for exploring new workouts.

 

4.HERE ARE FIVE BENEFITS TO PRACTISE EXERCISING DURING YOUR PERIODS:-

 

a) DECREASES PMS SYMPTOMS

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The PMS PERIOD is the time between OVULATION AND YOUR PERIOD. If you experience restlessness and mood swings when you are PMSing, regular aerobic exercises may lessen these symptoms.

b) INCREASES YOUR ENDORPHINS

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Endorphins are a group of hormones secreted within the brain and nervous system and having several physiological functions. They help in reducing the amount of pain in the body.

Exercises give you a natural endorphin high, it helps in elevating your mood and can make you feel better.

Since endorphins are a natural painkiller, when they release during exercise, you may feel relief from painful periods.

Strength and conditioning coach and founder and CEO of BIRTHFIT, Dr. Lindsey Mathews says that exercising at this time will enhance your mood and increase circulation.

Exercise also tends to reduce cramps, headaches, or back pain associated with your period.

 

c) HELPS IN COMBATING PAINFUL PERIODS.

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Every person facing painful periods put there knows how pathetic it feels. DYSMENORRHEA OR PAINFUL PERIODS prove to be uncomfortable.

Light walking during this time may help in decreasing these symptoms.

SOME TIPS:-

 

a) John Thoppil, OB-GYN, said that the best exercise you can do during your period is the one you feel like doing.

That said, he stressed the importance of varying your workouts during this week. He also stated that your period is a good time to reduce your exercise intensity.

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With that in mind, here are a few ideas for exercise while on your period.

–Low-volume strength training
–Power-based activities
–Low-volume strength training
–Power-based activities

 

b) YOGA

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Yoga has also proved helpful during such times. This helps in relaxing your body and reduces symptoms like cramps, muscular fatigue, and soreness.

c) If you’re not experiencing any discomfort or unusualness during your periods, then you should freely carry on with your routine.

 

So overall IT ALL DEPENDS ON ‘HOW YOU FEEL’? IF YOU FEEL YOUR BODY ISN’T RESPONDING WELL THEN GIVE YOURSELF ITS TIME AND A BREAK. DO NOT EXERT YOURSELF MORE THAN YOU CAN.

 

If you feel good then feel free to continue with your regular exercise routine. Just be mindful of the adjustments your body makes during this time.

If you find that your body isn’t performing like it usually does, give yourself a break and ease up on the intensity.

 

4. HOW TO TALK TO SOMEONE WHO HAS FACED SEXUAL ASSAULT OR RAPE ?

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Let’s first understand what is sexual assault and rape. In general, rape and sexual assault are forms of violence in which sexual contact is taken place WITHOUT CONSENT. This includes anal sex, oral sex any other genital touching.

 

Anyone can be a victim f this violence irrespective of their gender or age. But the group of women or LGBT identified people are more prone to such experiences in their lives.

 

Sexual violence takes place in various ways Sometimes by knows or sometimes even by our romantic partners.

If you have ever faced this, REMEMBER YOU’RE NOT ALONE IN THIS AND HELP IS AVAILABLE FOR YOU.

 

READ HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM SEXUAL

ASSAULT .

 

–People who have been victims of this can be spoken to in a very polite way.

DO NOT MAKE THEM FEEL THAT WHATEVER HAPPENED WAS THEIR FAULT.

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IT IS NEVER THE FAULT OF THE SIZE OF THE DRESS THE VICTIM WEARS. IT IS ALWAYS THE FAULT OF THE SIZE OF THE MINDSET THE RAPIST HAS.

 

TALK TO THEM ABOUT THE GOOD THINGS THAT THEY HAD DONE. REMIND THEM OF THEIR ACHIEVEMENTS AND VICTORIES.

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ASK THEM ABOUT THEIR DREAMS. GET THEM THE FOOD THEY LOVE. TREAT THEM WITH THE BEST SWEETS.

 

MAKE THEM FEEL LOVED AND MAKE THEM REALISE THAT THIS IS NOT THE END. PROMISE THEM THAT YOU’LL FIGURE THIS OUT WITH THEM AND THAT THEY ARE NOT ALONE.

 

BE THERE FOR THEM AND MAKE THEM FEEL GOOD.

Thank you for reading it till the end. I am sure this blog has proved useful for you all. Do follow my Instagram page (sexandgk) for regular updates.

Check out my last blog on PREMATURE EJACULATION.

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