When oestrogen levels are elevated high intensity and resistance training are likely to produce better results and corresponding hormonal-mediated muscle strength is optimized.
Running, cycling, swimming, elliptical trainer and aqua-jogging.
HIIT training involves short, high intensity efforts followed by periods of recovery.
Weight machines, resistance bands, free weights, medicine balls and using your own body weight.
Resistance training is designed to improve muscular fitness and involves exercising muscles against an external form of resistance.
As progesterone levels increase, your body’s main fuel source switches to fats. As a result more carbohydrates are stored as glycogen and your endurance ability is likely to improve.
A long and steady run, bike or swim at up to 80% heart rate.
Aerobic endurance involves exercise where demands for oxygen are being met throughout.