The Menstrual Cycle and Menopause Conference

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Mac-Nutrition LIVE 2023

Saturday 18th November

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Topics Covered

At Mac-Nutrition LIVE, you can expect lectures delivered by industry-leading experts who truly adhere to evidence-based practice.

Talk 1: The Menstrual Cycle, Oral Contraceptives & Metabolism

Talk 1 will perfectly introduce the Menstrual Cycle & Menopause Conference by discussing the hormonal changes that occur during the menstrual cycle and the physiological & psychological effects of these changes. Topics covered include:

  • The impact & importance of the menstrual cycle on whole health
  • The physiological impact of the different phases of the menstrual cycle on fuel utilisation, metabolism, appetite, recovery & performance
  • The influence of different contraception methods on physiology, metabolism & performance
  • Menstrual cycle disruption - why does it happen and what can we do about it?

Talk 2: Menstrual Cycle Considerations for Periodising Training & Nutrition

Talk 2 will take a deep-dive into the practicalities of periodising training and nutrition around the different phases of the menstrual cycle to optimise fat loss, performance and recovery. Topics covered include:

  • Performance-focused menstrual cycle periodisation
  • How to programme training around the menstrual cycle - what does the evidence say?
  • How and what to monitor to optimise health, training and performance according to menstrual cycle-related hormonal changes & physiology
  • How to adapt nutritional programming to support different phases of the menstrual cycle for fat loss & performance

Talk 3: Supporting the Perimenopausal period: Nutrition, Lifestyle & HRT Considerations

Talk 3 will discuss the physiology and etiology of peri-menopause and menopause, and will explain evidence-based nutritional & lifestyle interventions that can support the menopausal period. Topics covered include:

  • The hormonal, physiological and psychological impact of the menopause (with specific reference to changes in bone health, cardiovascular health, body composition and fat distribution)
  • Evidence-based nutritional & lifestyle interventions that can support the management of peri-menopausal symptoms
  • Nutrition lifestyle support during & after menopause
  • Conversations around HRT - what does the research say?
  • What can non-medical health & fitness professionals do to support clients going through the menopause?

Talk 4: Expert Roundtable and LIVE Q&A Hosted by Martin MacDonald and the Featured Expert Guest Lecturers

Rounding off the end of the talks is a LIVE Q&A hosted by Martin MacDonald. This is an exclusive opportunity to ask any of your own menstrual cycle/menopause questions and interact with some of the leaders in the industry!

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