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Periods are a huge part of every woman's life. The average woman has an average total of 400 periods in their lifetime, with the first period often between ages 11 and 14.   Periods can be regular, irregular, mild or heavy; they can differ with each individual. According to WomensHealth.Gov, painful, irregular, or heavy periods affect up to 14 per cent of females. Moreover, heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB) is a common condition affecting 20–30% of women of reproductive age.  With heavy and extensive bleeding often lasting for more than seven days, we have put together 10 top tips to help you...

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Health and Fitness, Periods, Periods and exercise, Running, The Defender -

Understandably, a period can make anyone feel like skipping exercise.  Recent research shows that 69% of women have to change their exercise routine during their period, and 88% think that their training performance is the worst at this time.  Although long runs can be challenging during parts of your cycle, understanding the changes your period causes and managing them will allow you to maintain your training routine throughout the month.  Working with a number of fitness and health professionals, we have put together a quick guide on how your period can impact your running, as well as strategies to help...

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Netball, Periods, Periods and exercise, The Defender -

Iceni Silver official partners of Vitality Superleague London Pulse netball team We are proud to announce we have partnered with London’s only Vitality Netball Superleague Club, London Pulse, to supply them with sport-focused, British made period wear that doesn’t require additional sanitary wear to be worn alongside. In a recent survey, 60% of BBC Elite British Sportswomen said their training and athletic performance had been affected by their period. The survey also reported there is, more often than not, no sanitary bins on-site, with athletes wearing the same tampon or pad for hours on end whilst playing sports.  Iceni period wear,...

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Periods, Sustainable periods -

Did you know that disposable sanitary products such as pads/towels can be made from up to 90% plastic, yet 1.4 million pads and 700,000 panty liners are still flushed down the toilet daily?  With our own study revealing that over half of Brits (53%) find pads and tampons uncomfortable, we recommend period pants as a much more sustainable, comfortable and reliable option. For those not too sure about the idea, we have put together a beginners guide to explain what period pants are, how they work and why you should upgrade your monthly routine. What are period pants? Period pants...

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The Iceni Silver Collection was recently featured in Underlines Magazine! The article discusses how this collection is a new generation of period wear for sports that is not only high quality but also sustainable.   Read the full article here.

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