Exercise - What we can Learn from PCOS and Exercise Research

What we can Learn from PCOS and Exercise Research

Sometimes when we look at PCOS research, we’re not quite sure how we can take that research and apply it to our own lives. So, in this article, Erika Volk, the PCOS Personal Trainer, looks at some of the latest research on PCOS and exercise and gives us some really practical tips on how we can take this information and make it work for us.

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PCOS and Exercise – Your Questions Answered

When it comes to exercise and PCOS there are a lot of questions. If you don’t have an exercise or fitness background you might be unsure what to do or where to start. In this article, Erika Volk, The PCOS Personal Trainer, answers the most common questions about PCOS and exercise.

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Cardio Exercise and PCOS

It can be hard to know what type of exercise to do for PCOS – strength training / cardio / a combination maybe? In this article, Erika Volk, The PCOS Personal Trainer, shares why cardio is important for PCOS and the most effective cardio exercise (workouts included).

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PCOS and Exercise: How much and how often?

We know that exercise is another crucial element of our PCOS management strategy. It helps make our bodies more sensitive to insulin and overall improve our PCOS. But how much exercise should e be doing and is it possible to do too much exercise? Let’s look at the research…

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PCOS and Exercise – The Benefits

Exercise is so important for your overall health and well being. But, it is also crucial to managing your PCOS. Even if you don’t physically see the results, the research shows that exercise has an impact on the metabolic markers of PCOS. Find out about the other benefits of exercise for PCOS.

How to Deal with Greasy Hair with PCOS

Beauty standards come and go. Fortunately, times have changed, and the traditional beauty criteria of past decades have been challenged and replaced by a much more diverse range of what is deemed attractive. A sense of confidence, however, is always desirable – and much of that relies on feeling good within ourselves. Whilst most of…

PCOS and Pregnancy Risk Factors

While there is no such thing as a risk-free pregnancy, women with PCOS are at a higher risk of experiencing pregnancy-related complications. On top of the myriad of the unpleasant symptoms of PCOS on a day to day basis, there are some PCOS and pregnancy risk factors that you should be aware of.. Learning about…


The Keto Diet for PCOS

A ketogenic diet is nothing new but it is something that I have been experimenting with recently. There is some strong research on the keto diet for PCOS and in this article, I go into all of the detail, including sharing my own experiences with going keto and some invaluable resources.

7 Ways to Improve Joint Pain with PCOS

Whilst we are all susceptible to the odd ache and pain, it is a far more likely occurrence in women with PCOS. In addition to irregular periods and highly painful cramps, another unpleasant symptom of PCOS is joint pain, which is the result of inflammation within the body. This can cause swollen joints, stiffness or…