This week we focus on females with Dr Emma Ross. Emma spent a decade working in elite sport and was Head of Physiology at the English Institute of Sport before branching out more recently in a bid to educate more women about their bodies.
07:35 women in sport have been striving for equality for so long
10:15 Really good on periods and the menstrual cycle
22:00 How to train around an irregular menstrual cycles
32:55 Heavy legs and bloating - stay hydrated, avoid salty and processed foods, try yoga and IBS. Eat little and often. We also talk about caffeine intake around this time
36:26 It's not healthy to lose your cycle
39:15 Carbohydrates are your super power
42:45 It's not a badge of honour and it's totally possible to be the best version of your athletic self and have a healthy menstrual cycle
46:50 We talk about the importance of gut health
48:25 Contraception and the pill
1:01:40 Don't back off your training during the menopause
1:05:15 Bras - did you know you can improve your athletic performance by 4% with the right fitting bra?!
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