What Is the Best Exercise for PCOS?

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Exercise can benefit women with PCOS in the following ways:
  • Encourage normal gene expression;
  • Help to reduce, even eliminate, the insulin resistance common in PCOS;
  • Improve your basal metabolic rate (BMR);
  • Create our ‘happy hormones’ and help to normalize stress levels;
  • Can quash cravings;
  • Aid fat loss and maintenance of a healthy weight;
  • Help our bowels to move correctly and remove toxins; and so much more!
It sounds like the perfect therapy. So what types of exercise might help your PCOS specifically? Here are some suggestions.
  • Aerobic exercise
  • Weight training
  • Swimming
  • Yoga
  • Zumba
  • Pilates
  • Cycling
  • Hiking or walking
Whatever you decide to take up, keep at it and make sure that you are able to stick to it! Keyword: pcos exercise