Women are generally warned off exercising when they're having their period. But apparently it's okay to workout during that time of the month. However, there are certain exercises to be avoided.
Greg Justice, a certified personal trainer, exercise physiologist and author of Mind Your Own Fitness, says working out during your period is a good thing because exercise helps relieve period-related pangs such as anxiety, fatigue, and headaches. Except if it's yoga.
Most yoga moves are fine, but it's the ones where you have to stand on your head that are the issue. “These moves fall under the umbrella term ‘inverted poses,’” Justice explains. Specifically, the three problem children are shoulder stands, headstands, and the plough pose.
“It all comes down to a scientific theory called vascular congestion in the uterus, which results in excessive menstrual flow,” Justice says. This basically means standing on your head engorges your blood vessels in your uterus, which makes you bleed more, which means you'll get more cramps.
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Importance of staying fitIn today’s world it is really important to stay fit as it has become increasingly difficult to do so because of technological advancements that would want you to relax while everything is done for you. Fitness is something that is normally a long way down people’s priority list; which is completely wrong. It should be one of the things that are on top as they can lead the way to you doing other things in your life much smoothly and with more energy. Read more