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Everything You Need to Know About Period Tracking

Outside Magazine reports understanding how women experience the menstrual cycle is fundamental to sports and performance according to experts.

HSS physiatrist Ellen Casey, MD explained menstrual cycle tracking can be an opportunity to empower women to appreciate their own physiology. “If it’s really true that risk of injury and performance fluctuates across the menstrual cycle, we can either say, ‘That sucks,’ and not deal with it, or we can say, ‘This is fascinating. Are there things we can learn from this? Can we harness these changes and train in certain ways at certain times?'" noted Dr. Casey. 

Read the full article at Outsideonline.com.