Well, it finally arrived! and as of today, I've had two!
Despite being on my period today, I had a great run this morning and I can really feel myself getting fitter.
You know why?
I'm fuelling well. My periods "the barometer to hormone health" are indicating recovery and normalizing hormones. I'm resting appropriately.
This is what causes adaption to make you perform better
"Having a period is a great sign that my energy availability is coming into balance. My nutritional intake continues to improve with an increase in carbohydrates and daily calories. Consequently, I’m feeling energised and look better than I have in a long time. I’m embracing being told I look “well”, this isn’t a bad thing!" Continue reading here at Fast Running.
Thanks for reading as always! x
As indicated by my bloods, running is taking a lot out of me, therefore I have been unknowingly burning more calories to recover and repair. It’s useful to have this insight but I’m also becoming more in tune with how the body feels. A key indicator when I’m under fuelled is not being able to hit heart rate zones in morning workouts. I lose that training intensity. Fuelling properly enables you to train harder.