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Navigating your training around the female cycle


(I'm almost positive Andy and Caron are discussing her female cycle in this picture).

 

 

Warning to men: You might want to skip this one...

"The cramps are crippling. You feel bloated, and you keep running to the bathroom between sets of squats. You’re not sure if it’s the coffee or just period poo, but you start praying the Midol you popped 30 minutes ago will kick in soon so you can salvage a decent training session."

The above quote is from a recent article I wrote for Barbend.com called "The Female Cycle and Strength Training: When to Push and When to Hold Back" and it goes into the various times of your cycle, including the best times to train hard and the best times to hold back, as well as nutrition tips for different times of the month.

Check out the full article HERE.