Lydia Ko: "I know you're at a loss for words"



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Lydia Ko: "I know you're at a loss for words"

World No. 3 Lydia Ko was widely praised for her post-round interview at the Palos Verdes Championship on the LPGA Tour on Sunday May 1st, where she explained why she had requested masseur's intervention on the course during the round.

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The New Zealand star, in fact, was photographed while she was doing back and hip stretching exercises with her physiotherapist. When Golf Channel interviewer Jerry Foltz asked her if her apparent injury would be a concern for the continuation of the season, Lydia Ko smiled at her and replied: “I hope not.

It's that time of the month. I know that the ladies watching will probably say: 'Yes, I understand you' " “Every time my back gets really stiff and I feel all twisted. It's not the first time Chris has seen me like this, but I felt a lot better after him arrived.

So, yes, that's all. " Lydia Ko was smiling but the interviewer Foltz was clearly agitated, pronouncing a sharp "thank you" while Ko continued joking: “I know you're at a loss for words, Jerry!

But that's the truth. " Perhaps the only surprising thing that comes out of this episode is that when it comes to women and sports, we never talk about the menstrual cycle. In her response, Lydia Ko cleared customs for something completely normal and natural.

Many sports technicians believe that it is a topic that is not talked about enough, in particular how the menstrual period can affect the performance of an athlete. "It's a normal aspect of sport that needs to be addressed not only physically, but psychologically as well," clinical psychologist Karen Nimmo told Today FM NZ.

"We have to take this into account when planning training and competitions." "Menstrual problems are a common aspect of all athletes, and finally here is the opportunity to talk about it. So go Lydia! " Lydia Ko finished the tournament in third place tied with Megan Khang, two shots behind the winner Marina Alex.