Cycle syncing is NOT magic…⁠⁠ ⁠⁠ But it’s helped me get results!⁠⁠ ⁠⁠ MARCH 2021 ⁠⁠ weight: 147.3⁠⁠ muscle mass: 63.5⁠⁠ body fat %: 22.9⁠⁠ ⁠⁠ SEPTEMBER 2021⁠⁠ weight: 144.1⁠⁠ muscle mass: 64.8⁠⁠ body fat %: 19.7⁠⁠ ⁠⁠ I love cycle syncing because I’m fascinated by all things hormones, but it’s not a “special rainbow unicorn” when it comes to your physique goals. ⁠⁠However, you know what IS a special rainbow unicorn? ⁠⁠ ⁠⁠ LISTENING…

The best workouts to do during each phase of your cycle If you’re looking to optimize your hormones and energy levels throughout your menstrual cycle, finding the best workouts could help you perform better and progress more quickly (and with less mental stress) toward your body composition goals. Aka cycle syncing!  🔹 Menstruation (Days 1-6): Your energy is at its lowest at the start of your period. Your hormones drop in order to trigger menstruation,…

Working out in your follicular phase In the follicular phase of your cycle, you’ll burn fat and gain lean muscle more easily. Awesome! ⁠⁠ ⁠⁠ Your body can more efficiently use carbohydrates for fuel, so this means you’ll experience greater energy and stamina in your workouts and recover faster. ⁠⁠🔥 ⁠⁠ Higher testosterone also helps your body build muscle more effectively. In fact, some studies have found that when you train in the follicular phase,…

Cycle Syncing and Your Workouts  As a woman, your body goes through significant changes each and every month. Those changes can influence many things including how well you metabolize food, how well you sleep, how much patience you have with your kids, and how effective your workouts are. ⁠⁠ ⁠⁠ In fact, because the changes are so significant, I often recommend that my 1:1 clients not only track their cycle, but also alter their nutrition…

Did you know it’s harder to build muscle in the luteal phase of your cycle compared to the follicular phase? Interesting, right? Ok, let’s start with the luteal phase… The luteal phase is the ‘second half’ of your cycle – from ovulation (approximately day 14 of a 28-day cycle) through the 1st day of your next period. During this time, your body experiences a considerable upsurge in estrogen and progesterone followed by a decline, which…

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