How Your Period Affects Your Runs:
Yup, your cycle really can impact your stride.
Does the thought of running while on your period make you curl up in the fetal position on the couch because: pain? Or does it bum you out because you think you won’t be able to stick to your typically amazing pace? Well, according to Jordan Metzl, M.D., an exercise physician and author of the new book Running Strong: The Sports Doctor’s Complete Guide to Staying Healthy and Injury-Free for Life, neither of those things should be an issue.