33 min

Ep. 5: How menstrual cycle research optimizes performance Benched

    • Sports

Sam Moore, a NCSU Applied Sports Scientist and Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, joins BENCHED host Jules Micchia to chat about all things related to periods and their impact on performance. First, Sam takes us through her trials and setbacks faced when moving forward with her research (04:31), while explaining the science behind how menstruation impacts training (09:32). Later, can you prevent ACL tears by taking a closer look at your cycle? (17:06) The final myth busting segment will leave you baffled (28:03).

Sam Moore, a NCSU Applied Sports Scientist and Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, joins BENCHED host Jules Micchia to chat about all things related to periods and their impact on performance. First, Sam takes us through her trials and setbacks faced when moving forward with her research (04:31), while explaining the science behind how menstruation impacts training (09:32). Later, can you prevent ACL tears by taking a closer look at your cycle? (17:06) The final myth busting segment will leave you baffled (28:03).

33 min

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