Exercise During Menstruation

Staying in bed with the covers over your head might sound like a great idea during that time of the month.Butexercise is a healthier option. According to FamilyDoctor.org, 30 minutes of regular aerobic exercise helps relieve cramps, bloating, mood swings as well as other symptoms associated with menstruation and premenstrual syndrome, or PMS.

Aerobic Exercise
During menstruation, many women experience a drop in energy and enthusiasm — especially enthusiasm toward the gym. Instead of canning the gym for a week, perform your regular workout, such as running on a treadmill, with moderate intensity. Moderately intensive exercise can help alleviate cramps and reduce uncomfortable bloating. Physical activity also speeds up blood circulation, which may help relieve headaches associated with menstruation. Physical activity also lets loose feel-good hormones, which combats bad moods….Readmore

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