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6 Exercises That Will Help You Forget About Period Cramps

2. Walking

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Walking is the simplest and most effective technique to keep your heart healthy and relieve painful period cramps. This low-intensity, gentle aerobics helps relieve the tension that many women experience during their periods. Because your lungs operate better later in your cycle, walking may be especially useful near the end of your period.

3. Knee to chest stretch

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This calming practice may help relieve lower-abdominal cramps. Stretch one leg out while lying flat on your back. Then, using the opposite knee, gently draw it up to your chin. Maintain this position for a few minutes before switching to the other leg.

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