Women’s Hormones and Running – Guest Post by Jason Karp, Ph.D.
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Women’s Hormones and Running – Guest Post by Jason Karp, Ph.D.

Women’s Hormones and Running Jason Karp, Ph.D. While a man’s hormonal environment is pretty stable, a woman’s hormonal environment is constantly changing. The physiological changes resulting from menstrual cycle-induced fluctuations in estrogen and progesterone are exacerbated during exercise, especially if it’s intense. Body Temperature Body temperature changes rhythmically throughout the menstrual cycle, peaking during the … Continue reading

Training throughout Pregnancy: Trials of an Elite Distance Runner, Part I (First Trimester)
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Training throughout Pregnancy: Trials of an Elite Distance Runner, Part I (First Trimester)

Like many parents-to-be, the initial response to my positive pregnancy test was somewhat of a blessed shock (it actually took me 4 tests to really believe the digitally read “pregnant” results and based on Kaia’s first ultra-sound, she shared our sentiment, lol). While my boyfriend and I had discussed becoming parents, it wasn’t something that … Continue reading