Ex-GB runner had bones so weak they could break if she sat down too hard

Ex-GB runner had bones so weak they could break if she sat down too hard
 

A 20-year-old runner has revealed how training too hard left her with bones so weak she could break one just by sitting down too hard.
When Bobby Clay was 15 she was representing Great Britain at international events.
But training too much and not eating enough meant she never started her periods - and this led to osteoporosis.
Now, after two years of bone breaks caused by the condition, she's back running.
"I knew I'd be back but I didn't know how long it was gonna be.
"I'm so happy to be on a bike. Just so I can put myself in a hole and make myself suffer during training... read more

 
6 February 2018 in Health, Views: 24
Source: BBC
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