The female athlete triad involves three interrelated factors: energy availability, menstrual function, and bone mineral density (BMD). We explore each factor in this extract from Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Nutrition.
We’ve pulled together 3 of the best exercises to help prepare your body for giving birth. Taken from Pregnancy Fitness, some of these exercises may also be beneficial postpartum.
During your period you may not be feeling your usual self and as a result you may feel less motivated and energised to train. That’s why we’ve pulled together 5 tips to help you reduce PMS symptoms and feel more able to take on your next training session, adapted from Neely Spence Gracey and Cindy Kuzma’s book Breakthrough Women’s Running.