Making Weight (a serious period pain!)

One of the hardest things about making weight for competition as a woman is dealing with your menstrual cycle. No female is going to deny it can be a challenging time! This blog is going to look at some of the common challenges which includes between bloating and the desire to eat every carb insight! Continue reading “Making Weight (a serious period pain!)”

Intermittent Fasting for Women

Within my gym its common for a number of the male grapplers to use intermittent scalefasting as way to lose weight for competition etc and some of the guys I know are big advocates of it. However, like most things as a female grappler it’s not always as straightforward as just doing it the same as the guys! I did try it a couple of times and really didn’t have much success with it and found it pretty difficult so I got researching. Whilst there is research on fasting there isn’t that much available on gender differences (unless you’re a rodent) so this blog will try to pull some of this together with my own experiences so you can be aware of some of the things to watch for. Continue reading “Intermittent Fasting for Women”