Period Tracker

Period Tracker
Let’s start with an overview of a ‘normal’ menstrual cycle:
◦Your menstrual cycle averages 28 days.
◦The 4 weeks are split in the middle by day 14 which is when you ovulate.
◦Day 1 is when your period starts.
◦The first two weeks are called the follicular phase
◦The second two weeks are called the luteal phase

Most of my planners use ‘Menstrual Cycle Tracker’, it looks like morse code but it is a simple way of identifying where in your cycle you are.

Each dash or – represents a week and | represent day 14

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About The Author

Samantha Valand

Samantha Valand is a Pilates teacher and Personal Trainer. Who coaches over fifties women who want to start exercising again but struggle to find consistency after menopause. You can find some inspiration over on my blog If you are interested how coaching can help you can start here. Samatha has a free monthly newsletter to help you live healthy ever after

About Samantha

Hello, this blog is to help you to 'work out how to workout' in your fifties. If I can help you please get in touch and we can chat about how you improve your fitness post-menopause.

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