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Episode 270 – Training and Your Cycle – The Modern Woman’s Podcast

In this episode of the modern woman’s podcast – the ladies chat about the impacts of your monthly cycle on your training regime and if you should consider altering it depending on where you are in your cycle. Should you train with more intensity at certain times and slow it down at other stages? Some key nutrients you should be including in your diet depending on where you are hormonally during the month and more. It was a great discussion and some interesting myths were busted throughout the episode. We hope you enjoy it!

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