9 Best Workouts to Do When You Have Your Period

Walking, running, the elliptical trainer, and other forms of cardio will help raise endorphins and get you out of the period funk, says Amanda Young, group fitness instructor and certified personal trainer based in New York City. “Endorphins also serve to reduce cramps and headaches,” she says. Cardiovascular exercise is excellent for increasing blood flow throughout your body and moving it away from where you’re feeling discomfort or pain, says Mary Rosser, MD, an obstetrician-gynecologist at Montefiore Medical Center in Larchmont, NY. “If you’re just starting out, keep in mind that the day you have your worst cramps is not the day to start a new program.”

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