Hormones

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“Strength training has helped me to enjoy exercise more than ever since receiving my PCOS diagnosis”

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Latest Stories

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Strength

Why do you feel more tired on a rest day than after an exhausting workout?

There’s 3 main reasons.

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Chloe Gray
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Strength

How a weird period cycle can impact your workouts

Your monthly hormone cycle is so important for staying safe during training.

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Chloe Gray
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Strength

All the ways your menstrual cycle impacts your workouts

How to train in each phase of your cycle.

Posted by
Bridie Wilkins
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Strength

Why is it easier for some people to build muscle?

Spoiler alert: it's not about the amount of effort you're putting in.

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Alice Barraclough
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Robyn Schaffer
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7 yoga poses for soothing PCOS symptoms

Low-impact exercise can be great for reducing testosterone levels in women with PCOS.

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We need to pay attention to Gabrielle Union’s perimenopause experience

The actor has revealed how her hormonal imbalance led to depression and suicidal ideation.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Gentle exercise, such as a downward dog, can help with bloating.
Workouts

Feeling bloated? These 5 exercises can help

Ease digestive or hormonal bloat with this gentle workout.

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Chloe Gray
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Strength

How to maximise your workout according to your hormones

A personal trainer offers a month-long training plan

Posted by
Lucy Fry
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Strength

“How yoga helped to ease my PCOS symptoms”

One writer on how the practice helped her manage the debilitating condition.

Posted by
Becky Freeth
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Strength

Does weight training increase testosterone?

This is how strength training really impacts your hormones.

Posted by
Aiden Wynn
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What is cortisol?
Strength

Cortisol impacts our hormones – so is yours at the right level?

An endocrinologist explains all you need to know about the hormone responsible for ’fight or flight mode’.

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Chloe Gray
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Lauren Geall
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Could lockdown be affecting your period?

We asked an expert to explain.

The Hormone Whisperer: Kay Ali
Life

“I met the hormone whisperer – and my cycle will never be the same again”

Hormone expert and nutritionist Kay Ali tells Stylist why we should think of our hormones like “superpowers”, and how we can use them to our advantage.

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Jessica Rapana
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Beauty

“I tried Cyclical Living for a month and here's what happened”

Can living in tune to your period sort out your hormonal skin?

Posted by
Chloe Burcham
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Beauty

“This serum actually helped to get rid of my spots”

"Instead of gravitating towards feelings of self-pity and inadequacy, I’ll be reaching for this serum instead. #2

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Hannah Banks-Walker
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Long Reads

Is our lifestyle responsible for our hormonal imbalances?

Stylist explores how our high-stress, flat-white-fuelled lives are sending our bodies haywire.

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Alix Walker
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Long Reads

Natural Cycles contraception app advert is banned for being misleading

The ASA has ruled that the app’s claim of being a ‘highly accurate contraceptive’ is misleading and exaggerates its effectiveness

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Annie Ridout
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"Don't tell me my PMS is all in my head - for me it's utterly debilitating"

A female academic has dismissed the symptoms of PMS as a "myth"

Life

This smartphone app is as effective as the pill, study confirms

Conclusive evidence that you can ditch hormonal contraceptives, if you so desire

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Moya Crockett
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