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Strong Women

All the ways your menstrual cycle impacts your workouts

How to train in each phase of your cycle.

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Bridie Wilkins
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Wellbeing

Under-fuelling your body affects more than just your workout - here’s how

Missed periods, brittle hair and mood swings are just some of the side effects.

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Chloe Gray
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Wellbeing

Alleviate period pain with ’pillow yoga’ – and without leaving your bed

An expert yoga instructor swears by it when she’s on her period.

Posted by
Alice Barraclough
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Health

Is period syncing really a thing? And has lockdown affected it?

An expert explains everything.

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Hollie Richardson
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Chloe Gray
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Ease period cramps with these 3 glute and core exercises

It may be the last thing you feel like doing, but a workout could be just what your body needs.

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Podcasts

“Why can I not stop thinking about sex sometimes?” This podcast explains all

Maisie Hill has the answers on the Period Power podcast.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Beauty

7 women on the CBD products they truly rate

Anyone else totally confused by the world of CBD?

Posted by
Shannon Peter
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Health

Is ‘period flu’ real? We asked an expert to explain

A health expert explains why we feel run down before our periods.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
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Life

The physical symptoms of burnout to keep an eye out for while WFH

From delayed periods to headaches and dizziness, these are the tell-tale signs.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
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Skincare

Period skincare is on the rise, but does the science support it?

One writer finds out.

Posted by
Bethany Fulton
Published
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Life

Why Superdrug’s new period products for “people who menstruate” are so important

It’s about time we got rid of the idea that a woman = someone who has periods.

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Lauren Geall
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Hollie Richardson
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This banned advert has sparked a debate about period shaming

A Tampax advert received 150 complaints in Ireland.

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Life

This is the reality behind the viral period video that everyone is talking about

#WombStories is trending on Twitter, and rightly so…

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Long Reads

What are irregular periods, and why do we get them? A gynaecologist answers our questions

Are you experiencing irregular periods during lockdown?

Posted by
Dr Anita Mitra
Published
Strong Women

Could your workout be affecting your menstrual cycle?

The experts share everything you need to know.

Posted by
Pennie Varvarides
Published
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Long Reads

What is endometriosis? A gynaecologist answers our most common questions

What causes endometriosis, and is there a cure? A gynaecologist has the answers.

Posted by
Dr Anita Mitra
Published
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Life

Alexa Chung describes endometriosis as an “invisible hellmare” in powerful new Instagram post

As endometriosis awareness month begins, Alexa Chung has shared a powerful message on the impact of the life-changing condition.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
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Life

Five women on those body taboos we’re supposed to keep quiet about

Sex, body hair, pelvic floors – it’s time to talk.

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Stylist Team
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Jennifer Lipman
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Why are women diagnosed years later than men for the same diseases?

No, you're not a hypochondriac for being concerned about your body. The gender health gap is real.

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Life

Period products will now be free in English state schools

Free tampons in schools at last!

Posted by
Harriet Marsden
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