In today’s episode of The Daily Sweat Podcast, Ariana introduces the topic she’ll be covering in this and future episodes, the menstrual cycle. In the first episode of the series, Ariana provides a week-by-week overview of the menstrual cycle and how it can make an impact on a woman’s body and mind during this time. 

Key Points of Discussion 

  • Ariana shares why she decided to place her focus on the menstrual cycle [3:25] 
  • The three key hormones that are impacted by the menstrual cycle [7:40] 
  • A week-by-week overview of your cycle 
    • Week 1 8:44] 
    • Week 2 [11:24] 
    • Week 3 [12:54] 
    • Week 4 [18:51] 

Resources Mentioned 


This is exactly how your period affects your workout 

Notable Quotables 

I’m seeing a lot more dialogue these days with women talking about their cycles and how they are impacted….” 

What I would just love to do is open everyone’s eyes to the possibility that you can have fluctuations in your productivity.” 

“It is really cool to get in tune with your body.” 

“Your cycle is your cycle…” 

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