Female Athletes Are Too Fit To Get Pregnant

Sarah Joyce was in her physical and reproductive prime, a competitive long-distance runner in her 20s, but when she tried to get pregnant, her body failed her. At the height of her training, the petite athlete from Indianapolis ran 60 miles a week and weighed in at 85 pounds, with not an ounce of body fat. But even though she was in top condition and the height of her fertility, Joyce, who is a now a psychologist, spent two years trying to conceive. Like other female athletes, the...Full Story
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