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Written by Alexia Acebo

Alexia Acebo

Professional dancer, P.volve trainer, and Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, Alexia Acebo is passionate about women's health through every lens. When not on stage, she is busy creating new ways to optimize functional bodies through movement, food, community, and so much more!

When you’re plagued with cramps, bloating and fatigue, the last thing you might want to do is work out. But studies show that exercise can be an optimal treatment for symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and period pain. Movement during menstruation won’t just distract you from the discomfort; it can have some more concrete benefits such as decreased pain, soreness, cramping, and inflammation. 

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