Hormones: #jigglingjugs

Hormones  It’s been a game of two halves this week, as these football pundits like to say. This blog was going to be about my breathtaking achievement of running over 4k without a break. I’m so glad I didn’t boast about this glory as when I went back to the gym two days later, I crashed and […]

Go with the flow

The Scientific Bit In the first part of the menstrual cycle, the follicular stage, training should be focused on high intensity and heavy lifting. In this phase oestrogen is the dominant hormone meaning a higher pain threshold and increased insulin sensitivity leading to better muscle building capacity and reduced fat storage ability (2). In the […]