What if I told you that the recovery process from hypothalamic amenorrhea hasn't been that terrifying at all? Would you call me nuts if I told you
Why Our Understanding of Our Exercise Habits May Be Twisted
When we're used to exercise almost daily and be active outside of our workouts too, our understanding about the exercise we're actually doing every
Hating Doesn’t Bring Your Period Back Faster (and What to Do Instead)
Are you frustrated that you have hypothalamic amenorrhea? Are you upset because you have to stop exercising and put on weight? Do you actually hate
Sleep In Instead of Running Before Dawn
For many long years, I used to workout first thing in the morning. And while exercising is a great way to kickstart your day and get it out of the
Why Taking a Rest Day Is So Hard?
Why is it so hard to take a rest day (or days, if needed)? As I wrote in my last post, I'm taking it a tad easier on the workout front for now.
Should We Just… Chill Out More?
Many people – and it often seems that especially women – have extremely high expectations for themselves. But these big, often unreasonable
Can Training Mess Up Your Sleep?
Training hard but don't taking enough time to recover will not only lead to muscle soreness and fatigue, it can also mess up your sleep. Honestly,
I Took a Week Off–Here’s What Happened
The last week was unusually quiet for me on the workout front. In fact, I didn't workout almost at all. From Saturday to Saturday, I only worked out
Muscle Soreness: Sore is Not the New Sexy
We've all experienced muscle soreness. It's not fun, even though many people tend to evaluate the success of their workout by how sore they
How To Spend a Lazy Day
A lazy day? Years ago, I didn't know how that would look like. I used to be a crazy cardio bunny who would run day in and day out, all the time,
It May Be Hard to Stop Working Out… But You Still Need Your Rest!
Have you ever felt like you just can't stop working out? It may sound like a weird problem for some, but it's actually a real thing. You absolutely
How I Spend My Rest Days
On average, I work out 5-6 days a week. There are weeks that are lighter and weeks that are higher on intensity. Outside of some longer runs that I do