Gynecology and Obstetrics Specialist said that women doing non-intrusive sports during menstruation will alleviate cramps.
Gynecology and Obstetrics Specialist stated that many women lose their energy and enthusiasm to exercise during menstruation; But she said that light sports also relieve cramps and provide relief.
“It should be preferred to do regular sports with a more average intensity rather than interrupt the sports for 1 week.
Too much exercise can also cause the menstrual period to be disrupted or disrupted. Moderate intensity exercise can relieve cramps and reduce swelling.
Physical activity also increases blood circulation, reducing headaches associated with menstrual periods.
Another benefit of physical activity is the secretion of hormones such as endorphins that make you feel good.
Regular 30 minutes of exercise per day; “It helps to reduce cramps, swelling, mood swings and other symptoms of premenstrual syndrome,” said.
Stating that yoga can be practiced during menstruation, “Exercises such as yoga and pilates focus on breathing and relaxation techniques that can reduce stress and tension, increase blood and oxygen circulation in the body, and calm the nervous system.
It also helps you focus on emotions and express your needs and feelings better. Stretching movements targeting the abdomen relax the uterine muscles.
You can lift lighter weights with fewer repetitions during your period. Aim to train all major muscle groups such as arms, legs, back, abdomen, buttocks. If you feel tired or weak, take frequent breaks.”