“I have suffered with horrific menstrual problems for many years. Every time I started a healthy lifestyle plan, they would get in my way and I would end up back at square one.
7 weeks ago, I underwent surgery for a hysterectomy and am using it as a fresh start to my healthier lifestyle and healing. Going swimming and to the gym has really aided in my recovery and has given me a positive outlook towards my health and fitness.”
Menstrual problems are incredibly common and we are only just now discovering the effect it has on our training. Read our exclusive piece ‘training as a woman’ to find out how exactly to navigate it.