Elite athletes are no longer ashamed of their periods — and tracking their menstrual cycles may even be a secret weapon

January 10, 2023

The problem for elite athletes and everyday people alike is that science knows very little about the menstrual cycle, especially when it comes to fitness and performance.

But it’s such a big factor when it comes to women’s sport and how they perform. If only people can find ways to alleviate the symptoms and understand the female body’s response to certain stressors, there will be a huge difference. ABC