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Our educational resources aim to give people access to reliable online information on female health. 

Learn how to keep a healthy body and mind by better understanding how your body works.

In our articles, we explore everything from female hormones, menstruation, sexual health, sexual desire, reproductive and intimate health.  

We also cover culture topics, such as women rights, and what it means to be female (sex) in today’s world as we believe female health goes beyond our reproductive system.

If there is a specific topic you’d like to us to cover or you’d like to contribute too, do email us at jas@elara.care.

 

Follicular Phase Workout Plan – Workout A

Follicular Phase Workout Plan – Workout A

Workout for Day 2-14 of your Menstrual Cycle Workout Type: Strength Training As oestrogen rises, start increasing the intensity of your training and start lifting heavy.  Your follicular phase is characterised by an increase in strength and also by your ability to...

The best workouts to do on your period

The best workouts to do on your period

Working out on your period can often feel uncomfortable but there are things you can do to relieve yourself from cramps and even give your body a good energy boost. The best exercises to do during your period are the ones you feel like doing. So whether that's going...

The Menstrual Cycle – Phases, hormones and their functions

The Menstrual Cycle – Phases, hormones and their functions

In this post, we will cover everything you need to know about your menstrual cycle hormones, the different phases and how your hormones change throughout. Key points covered:   The menstrual cycle starts with the first day of the period and ends when the next period...

How do hormones affect our mental and emotional wellbeing?

How do hormones affect our mental and emotional wellbeing?

If you menstruate,  you will have noticed a number of factors changing throughout the month.  The menstrual cycle can impact the body from head to toe. Some people notice changes in their hair, skin, poop, chronic disease symptoms, mental health, migraine headaches,...

How does the menstrual cycle affect your physical performance?

How does the menstrual cycle affect your physical performance?

Your hormones change throughout your menstrual cycles and affect you mentally, emotionally and physically. It is, therefore, no surprise that our training programs should take these changes into account and be optimised to fit our body’s needs at the time.  Note: the...

Pelvic Floor Muscles – Its Functions and How to Keep It Healthy

Pelvic Floor Muscles – Its Functions and How to Keep It Healthy

Pelvic floor muscles are the layer of muscles that support the pelvic organs and span the bottom of the pelvis. The pelvic organs are the bladder and bowel in men, and bladder, bowel and uterus in women. According to a study (1) on pelvic floor disorders, one-quarter...

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