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Types of exercise for PCOS

Healthy PCOS
Types of exercise for PCOS

Exercise is one of those behaviours that can have a hugely positive influence on your PCOS.

But, why is that exactly? It’s because all exercise will have a hormonal & metabolic result. Put in simple terms, exercise can change your metabolic and hormonal state but it is important to note that this can be a negative or positive result. Not all exercise will have the same benefits for PCOS.

For example, for the last 30 years women have been told to stick to treadmills if they want to lose weight and that stepping foot in the weights area will have them looking like the Hulk. In reality, nothing could be further from the truth.

We now know that too much long-form cardio, like the advice given to females for decades can increase cortisol (stress) levels and result in depleted muscle mass, slowing down your metabolic rate.
Types of exercise:
1) Resistance Exercise
2) Restorative Exercise
3) HIIT Exercise
And example of your weekly workout schedule might look like this
Monday: Resistance workout
Tuesday: Walk
Wednesday: HIIT workout
Thursday: Resistance workout
Friday: Rest
Saturday: Walk
Sunday: Rest
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