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  • Preventing Relative Energy Deficiency in Young Female Athletes

    It can start innocently enough. A young female athlete pushes herself harder than usual, but doesn't consume more calories to compensate for the extra energy burned. This can lead to a condition called "relative energy deficiency in sport," or RED-S.

  • Breast-feeding and the Athlete

    If you're an athlete, you can also provide your baby with the benefits of breast-feeding. With a doctor's guidance, most women can engage in sports or some form of regular physical activity if they're breast-feeding.

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