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Can you exercise during IVF? Tips + exercises to avoid

If you’re about to start your first IVF cycle then you may be wondering: “Is it safe to exercise during IVF?” IVF (in-vitro fertilization) is a complex process – the amount of information you have to navigate and the conflicting advice you are given is frankly overwhelming!  It can even be more confusing as a …

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What does running do for your body? 10 benefits of running

Many people will tell you that their life changed when they started running. So if you’re thinking about starting running, then you may be wondering: “What does running do for your body?” Running has many physical and mental benefits – from the so-called runner’s high to better heart health and weight loss.  But what exactly …

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Should you work out on your period? 6 best exercises

“Should you work out on your period?” This is a common question asked by women looking to understand the best ways to keep active during their period. Whether or not you exercise during your period really comes to down to personal preference and the severity of your period symptoms. It is generally thought that exercise …

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Running while pregnant: Is it safe? 7 exercise tips during pregnancy

Many women continue to exercise during their pregnancy, including running while pregnant. Keeping up a daily exercise routine is a great way to improve your physical and mental health during pregnancy. Running as a form of exercise also has lots of benefits, from improving your heart health to boosting your mood.  Listening to your body …

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What is runner’s face? Causes + 10 prevention tips

Running has many physical and mental benefits, but every now and again something comes along in the running community that has runners stumped.  Runner’s face is exactly that. What the heck is it? You may have heard of the term over the years, probably from people who don’t actually run! Typically characterised by a gaunt …

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Do you burn more calories on your period? Your common questions answered

If you’ve ever wondered: “Do you burn more calories on your period?” then you’re not alone. With all the bloating, food cravings and hormonal changes, your menstrual cycle can feel like a physical and emotional rollercoaster.  Many women see exercise as a way to relieve their period symptoms, whereas others prefer to rest when it’s …

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How to start running: 39 game-changing running tips for beginners

The holy grail for many runners is to unlock the secret to become a faster, stronger and less injury-prone runner. Whether you’re new to running or have been running for many years, there’s always room for improvement. You may want to improve your speed, run your first half marathon or simply achieve your next PB.  …

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Overtraining syndrome: 11 signs of overtraining when running

When your body is put under too much stress, or when you don’t allow enough time to recover between runs, it can start to show signs of fatigue.  Tiredness and fatigue can lead to reduced performance in the long term. So how do you spot the signs of overtraining when running? Are there any symptoms? …

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