Tips for Exercising and Staying Hydrated During Menopause
Although regular exercise isn't a proven way to reduce symptoms such as hot flashes and sleep disturbances, it's good for us ladies to keep our activity levels up when we're going through menopause.  Having a moderate exercise routine can help us maintain a healthy weight and relieve stress, which we'll likely have plenty of during this period of time in our life.

Tip #1.  If you’re experiencing hot flushes it may be better to exercise in the morning to avoid training during the hottest part of the day.

Tip #2.  Being well hydrated before, during and after training and competition is key.  But don't just rely on plain water, especially after hot flashes and night sweats.  Adequately replacing the sodium you’ve lost in your sweat is crucial and it might also help you avoid exercise-related muscle cramps.

Tip #3.  If you're prone to night sweats, having an electrolyte drink by your bedside can help you stay on top of your losses and sipping the odd bottle throughout days where you think dehydration is a particular risk is another good idea.

I hope you enjoyed this article and found it helpful!  If you would like to speak to me directly about anything related to this post, please reach out to me here. Have a great week!

~ Jennifer


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