Effects of menstrual cycle on metabolic responses to exercise.

Selected substrate and hormonal responses to exercise were compared in two phases of the menstrual cycle. Exercise-induced changes in substrate [glucose, lactate, free fatty acids (FFA), glycerol] and hormonal patterns [luteinizing hormone (LH), follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), insulin, progesterone (P), growth hormone (GH), cortisol] were compared in… CONTINUE READING