Question: What Do Swimmers Do During Periods?

Is swimming good for period pain?

Fact: Swimming can actually help to relieve cramps caused by your period.

This is because when you exercise, your body releases endorphins which act as your body’s natural painkillers while also giving you an increased sense of well-being, which is something that is often in short supply during your time of the month..

Can your period start while swimming?

Posted 29 June 2011 under Ask Us. It’s possible to get your period while you’re swimming, but the cold water usually makes the flow less, so you might not even notice. If you have your period, you can insert a tampon before you go swimming.

What do swimmers wear during periods?

Swimming during your period isn’t a problem. However, you will want to use a tampon when swimming so you don’t bleed on your swimsuit. Pads won’t work and will just fill with water. The tampon won’t fall out if it is inserted correctly, so go ahead and make a splash!

How can you go swimming on your period without using a tampon?

If you can’t or don’t want to use a tampon or alternative product like a sponge or menstrual cup, you have a few options. If your flow is light, you can wear absorbent swimwear or a dark colored suit to prevent stains.