19 min

Episode 019: The Menstrual Cycle & Training with Eirinn Carroll The Pillars of Health Podcast

    • Fitness

The menstrual cycle is something we need to talk about. Jonathan sits down with Eirinn Carroll to discuss the menstrual cycle and what goes on in the female body during the different phases as well as what you can do to optimize your workouts during this time. Lots of important take aways from this one including:



* The difference between the menstrual cycle & the period

* The phases of the menstrual cycle

* How the four phases affect women

* Changes within the luteal phase

* How women can work with their cycle

* Cycle tracking to optimize training

* How to approach workouts in each phase

* What do to on those days you're "just not feeling it"

* Communicating with your coach about the menstrual cycle

* Nutritional and supplementation tips during the menstrual cycle

* Book: "Roar by Dr. Stacy Sims

* Book: "Period Repair Manual" by Laura Briden



Studies Referenced:



Branched-chain amino acid supplementation before squat exercise and delayed-onset muscle soreness.



Branched-Chain Amino Acid Supplementation in Combination with Voluntary Running Improves Body Composition in Female Mice.



Social Media Links:



Eirinn Carroll on Instagram



The Pillars of Health on Instagram



The Pillars of Health on Facebook



All episodes published on coachjoncarroll.com

The menstrual cycle is something we need to talk about. Jonathan sits down with Eirinn Carroll to discuss the menstrual cycle and what goes on in the female body during the different phases as well as what you can do to optimize your workouts during this time. Lots of important take aways from this one including:



* The difference between the menstrual cycle & the period

* The phases of the menstrual cycle

* How the four phases affect women

* Changes within the luteal phase

* How women can work with their cycle

* Cycle tracking to optimize training

* How to approach workouts in each phase

* What do to on those days you're "just not feeling it"

* Communicating with your coach about the menstrual cycle

* Nutritional and supplementation tips during the menstrual cycle

* Book: "Roar by Dr. Stacy Sims

* Book: "Period Repair Manual" by Laura Briden



Studies Referenced:



Branched-chain amino acid supplementation before squat exercise and delayed-onset muscle soreness.



Branched-Chain Amino Acid Supplementation in Combination with Voluntary Running Improves Body Composition in Female Mice.



Social Media Links:



Eirinn Carroll on Instagram



The Pillars of Health on Instagram



The Pillars of Health on Facebook



All episodes published on coachjoncarroll.com

19 min

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