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You and Your Body

Being physically active is important for staying healthy, but sometimes it can be hard to stay active even if you try your best. Did you know that the way your body works can play a big role in this?

Processes and hormones in your body can have an impact on how much physical activity you can do. Hormones like cortisol, adrenaline, and insulin play an important role in regulating your body’s response to exercise. By understanding how these hormones work, you can learn to manage them better and improve your physical activity levels.

Here, we will help you understand how your body works and how it affects your physical activity. We have plenty of tips and advice on how to manage your hormones, so you can stay active and healthy. So, if you’re interested in learning more about the fascinating world of hormones and physical activity, you’ve come to the right place!

 

Periods

Menstruation means your hormone levels change throughout the month, and so too does your desire to be active. Find out more about what happens to your body and what you can do.

Periods

 

Menopause

There are many difficult symptoms which can come with menopause, and these may impact on how active you are. However, keeping active is important to your health and quality of life.

Menopause

 

Puberty

Hormones run wild during puberty, and it can be a very difficult time. Find our how how being active can help.

Puberty

 

Testosterone

Testosterone is an important hormone for both men and women, but how does it affect your body?

Testosterone

 

Cortisol

Cortisol, also known as the ‘stress hormone’, plays an important role in your body. But too much can cause issues.

Cortisol

 

Insulin

Insulin is crucial for maintaining stable blood sugar levels, but what does that mean for being active?

Insulin