21 min

Should you exercise during your period‪?‬ The Joyful Energetic Mama Podcast

    • Health & Fitness

Friend, should you exercise during your period? I know it’s tempting to push yourself and ignore how your body feels. BUT, is that really in your best interest?
Diet culture encourages us to workout as intensely as possible so that we can rev up our metabolism. And it also shames us when we can’t keep up.  It's easy to feel defeated when you're body can't keep up with these rigid expectations.
Your body is working extra hard during menstruation. When we consider that exercise places added stress on your body, that means exercising during your period really taxes your system. 

So should you rest during your bleed? Maybe. Tune in to find out more!
>> In this episode, I talk about Alexandria King's The Moon in You: A Period Book for Girls. To find out more about Alexandria's work as well as how to purchase this book go to: www.littleredslibrary.com
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ZERO energy is ZERO fun. Do something about it! Take my FREE 5 Days to More Energy Challenge today. Get all my best tips and tricks on how to live a life of more energy and joy. Take me to the challenge!


Have you taken the What's Your Divine Energy Mix? Quiz, yet?  Take this 11 question quiz to find out how knowing your unique mix of divine feminine and divine masculine energy can help you create the ideal self care and wellness pathway for you.  Take the quiz here  or go to heycarladiaz.com/quiz and I'll see you on the other side of your results!

Friend, should you exercise during your period? I know it’s tempting to push yourself and ignore how your body feels. BUT, is that really in your best interest?
Diet culture encourages us to workout as intensely as possible so that we can rev up our metabolism. And it also shames us when we can’t keep up.  It's easy to feel defeated when you're body can't keep up with these rigid expectations.
Your body is working extra hard during menstruation. When we consider that exercise places added stress on your body, that means exercising during your period really taxes your system. 

So should you rest during your bleed? Maybe. Tune in to find out more!
>> In this episode, I talk about Alexandria King's The Moon in You: A Period Book for Girls. To find out more about Alexandria's work as well as how to purchase this book go to: www.littleredslibrary.com
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Love this podcast? Join the Joyful Energetic Mama Podcast Newsletter for weekly episode details and other fun updates from JEM Pod Community. Sign me up!
For more info on this episode as well as links and resources please head over to the show notes. Show me the Notes!
ZERO energy is ZERO fun. Do something about it! Take my FREE 5 Days to More Energy Challenge today. Get all my best tips and tricks on how to live a life of more energy and joy. Take me to the challenge!


Have you taken the What's Your Divine Energy Mix? Quiz, yet?  Take this 11 question quiz to find out how knowing your unique mix of divine feminine and divine masculine energy can help you create the ideal self care and wellness pathway for you.  Take the quiz here  or go to heycarladiaz.com/quiz and I'll see you on the other side of your results!

21 min

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