Tag: Nutrient Dense Diet

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Podcast Ep 04 – Diabetes in the fast lane with April “Apes” Welsh

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Today I met up with Type 1 racing ninja – April Welsh at Barbagello race way in Wanneroo, Western Australia.

April “Apes” Welsh is slowly becoming a female superstar in the world of Formula Vee motor sport, living with Type 1 Diabetes most of her life, she has fought hard to earn her place. “Control diabetes and don’t let diabetes control you” is April’s motto.

We had a great chat about her life with sports & Type 1 diabetes, and how she came to become the first female to race formula Vee motor sport.

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Podcast Ep 03 – Grinding the tarmac with Neil McLagan

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I feel like today’s guest – Neil McLagan was made from the same material as me, we share so much in common with regards to cycling and the way we approach life and diabetes.

Neil has cycling in the blood and his passion for cycling comes out in the great things he does, last year he cycled across Australia and now he is tackling the height of Mount Everest in a single ride and all for the good of the Type 1 Diabetes community.

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Podcast Ep 02 – Fitness in the limelight with Sabrina Dee (PINked)

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On today’s episode, we caught up with Deeva and fitness legend – Sabrina Dee. Thanks to Kapitol Kitchen for looking after us for this episode.

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Catching up with Sabrina

Sabrina puts on some kickass shows with her PINked tribute band, bouncing around the stage working on her ‘stage fitness’ but it doesn’t stop there, when she gets home its off to her local CrossFit box to power through some epic WODs (workout of the day) and even competing in CrossFit masters games.

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Podcast Ep 01 – Underwater obsessions with Bec Johnson

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Super excited to introduce you to Bec Johnson – CEO of the Type 1 Diabetes family centre and otherwise known in my blog as my friend ‘The Mermaid‘, she is an incredible human who really lives the #lifewithoutlimits motto smashing out long distance solo open water ocean swims, scuba diving in very remote and incredible locations, mountain biking and sailing.

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Resilience

Its a buzz word we hear all over the place and one that apparently we should all have in order to live our lives successfully, but what does it actually mean in the real world?

There are many definitions on the interwebs but in a nut shell I think it can be interpreted as the ability to pick your self up and continue on after events in our lives knock us down, even when those events knock us down hard.

Not to blow my own horn but after a few conversations of late with friends and colleagues, I have realised that maybe this resilience factor currently exists within my personality and I want to share how it came about, from my point of view anyway…