Tag: Female cycle nutrition

Top Health and Fitness Trackers   Hello, it’s Coach Hunter here. I wanted to discuss the Success Team’s favorite health and fitness tracking gadgets. As a Bodybuilder and Board-certified Health Coach myself, health tracking is something I have spent a ton of time doing myself and researching for others, with my knowledge and the gained…
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“Balancing Carbohydrates and Hormones: The Crucial Link to Female Ovulation and Cycle Health”

Talking to females specifically… Have you ever been on an extremely low-carb diet with little to no success, or has this caused your menstrual cycle to become imbalanced? You might need more carbs than others and more than males. As a woman, you need a certain amount of carbohydrates to ovulate and have a normal…
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Common Hormone Disrupters

Hormones don’t stay the same over years, months, weeks, or hours. They will always be in a constant ebb and flow, but what we put into our bodies and lifestyle choices will affect that natural balance of our hormones. The messages we give to our body will influence how well we can maintain hormone health…
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Weight Gain After Hormonal Birth Control

Weight gain when coming off hormonal birth control (HBC) pills, IUD, or any hormonal BC. Hormonal birth control (HBC) is a synthetic steroid hormone “Steroids?” Yes, hormonal HBC is the same as the “steroids” many are familiar with used in untested bodybuilding and sports. Although HBC levels are lower than many people on a steroid…
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The Missing Link To Estrogen-dominance… Gut Health.

Gut Health and Estrogen Excess. Estrogen Estrogen is the primary female hormone (also present in men in lower amounts). It is produced in the ovaries, adipose tissue (Fat), and adrenal glands. Estrogen is built on cholesterol, similar to all hormones, something to keep in mind when looking at hormones. Estrogen Metabolite Pathways Estradiol and estrone…
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“Unveiling the Infradian Rhythm: Understanding Women’s Unique Cycles and Training Needs”

Here is a coaching tool I use to guide female clients through their training and nutrition based on their cycles. Women do** NOT** work the same as me; therefore, we as coaches cannot train women like small men… **NO! ** We have all heard of the 24-Hour Clock—the Circadian Rhythm, right? It’s the master timekeeper,…
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(Part 2 of 2) Eating Around The Female Cycle (Days 15-28+)

Eating Around The Female Cycle (Days 15-28+) Once your ovarian follicle has released its egg, it becomes a structure called the corpus luteum, which begins releasing more PROGESTERONE to build the uterine lining in preparation for pregnancy. If the egg is not fertilized, the corpus luteum disintegrates, causing a decline in progesterone and estrogen, leading…
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(Part 1 of 2) Eating Around The Female Cycle (Days 1-14)

Eating Around The Female Cycle (Days 1-14) DURING YOUR PERIOD You will crave more “comfort foods” Low blood sugar may accentuate this, making you feel more irritable and a little “hangry.” This is due to a decrease in estrogen and the feel-good neurotransmitter serotonin. Despite your body craving these extra sugar and carbs, this is…
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