78 minutes | Mar 17, 2021

Dr Emma Ross: Focus on Females

This week we focus on females with Dr Emma Ross. Emma spent a decade working in elite sport and was Head of Physiology at the English Institute of Sport before branching out more recently in a bid to educate more women about their bodies. You'll hear:07:35 women in sport have been striving for equality for so long10:15 Really good on periods and the menstrual cycle22:00 How to train around an irregular menstrual cycles32:55 Heavy legs and bloating - stay hydrated, avoid salty and processed foods, try yoga and IBS. Eat little and often. We also talk about caffeine intake around this time36:26 It's not healthy to lose your cycle39:15 Carbohydrates are your super power41:00 RED-S42:45 It's not a badge of honour and it's totally possible to be the best version of your athletic self and have a healthy menstrual cycle46:50 We talk about the importance of gut health48:25 Contraception and the pill56:25 Menopause 1:01:40 Don't back off your training during the menopause1:05:15 Bras - did you know you can improve your athletic performance by 4% with the right fitting bra?!Find out more about this week's guest - Dr Emma RossDr Emma Ross InstagramDr Emma Ross twitterThe Well HQ websiteThe Well HQ blogLike what you heard?Let me know! Connect with Inside Tri Show across Social Media, just search Inside Tri Show or click on the icons belowGET YOUR HANDS ON AN EXCLUSIVE EPISODE!Sign up to be a vino buddy or a training buddy on Patreon and get your hands on the latest patrons-only exclusive episode, including a full interview with Luke Grenfell Shaw AND the first ever interview Helen did with Chrissie Wellington in 2009. You can still support me and support the show by clicking here to buy me a coffee every so often by becoming a Patron of the Inside Tri Show.Supporters of the showLong Range Fuel are phenomenally tasty nut butters from Resilient Nutrition, enhanced by cutting edge science, to boost your stamina, keep you calm and alert and bolster your resilience. Get 10% off by using the code insidetri10 or go direct via this link.33 Fuel – natural and very yummy sports nutrition. For your chance to win 3 months supply of award winning 33 Fuel Ultimate Daily Greens, enter the draw by clicking on this link. And as always, use the code INSIDETRI33 for a discount at checkout at www.33fuel.com.Komfuel - Like a pic' n mix of sports nutrition through your letterbox! Listeners can get 20% off all orders or advance sweat tests using the code: INSIDETRI at www.komfuel.co.ukFind out more about HelenHead over to Helen's website to find out more about her.This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Podcorn - https://podcorn.com/privacy
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