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The Road To Recovery – ALEXA LEARY

Alexa Leary is one of those truly special people in life. She is a talented Junior Elite Triathlete and World Title Medalist, who was well on her way to a successful career in sport, before she unfortunately suffered a tragic cycling accident. The accident in July 2021 left her with devastating brain and nervous system injuries. Over the past six months, Alexa has had the courage and dedication to make an unanticipated and exceptional recovery, with ongoing rehabilitation and some memory loss.

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You Are Only Bound by the Limits You Set – AUDREY

This week in the Bindi Athlete Interview Series, I interviewed Audrey Hall, an exceptional middle distance and mountain runner. Audrey has had an intense upbringing in sport and suffered from numerous injuries.

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LIVING THE DREAM – WITH BRENDEN WHEELER

In this week’s issue of the Bindi Athlete Interview Series, I had a chat with Brenden Wheeler, a long course triathlete who also works in the Air Force. Brenden did his first triathlon on a whim back in 2018 and was hooked from there.

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ACHIEVING THE IMPOSSIBLE – MATT MACPHERSON

I had the pleasure of interviewing Matt for this edition of the Bindi Athlete Interview series. Matt is a hard-working and honest athlete, who often works 14-16 hour days and still manages to qualify for Kona. He achieves the impossible every day and here is how he does it….

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THE SAND RUNNER – KATIE LOVIS

I had the thrill of interviewing, Katie Lovis last week, an incredible and inspiring ultrarunner who lives in Margaret River, Western Australia. Katie recently completed the entire Cape to Cape trail in Western Australia in a single day and broke the female record for the 129km in 17 hours 23 minutes. 

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I BELIEVE I CAN FLY – WITH JESS WALDRON

It’s impossible not to be in awe of Enduro rider, Jess Waldron, a young, fresh and fair faced 18-year-old rider with guts and a gorgeous smile, from Albany in Western Australia. Today I had the fortune to interview her for the Bindi Athlete Blog and as the first athlete I interviewed for the series, we sure did hit it off to a great start! 

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Should I use supplements in training?

Every day there seems to be a new product on the market, many with incredible claims that are big on marketing and fresh appeal of new promises.  It can be hard to know if they work, or for you to even find the time and resources to research their amazing product claims.

Pre-Workouts and Gym Performance

It’s no secret that whether you’re in the gym, on the track or in the pool, proper nutrition is essential to maximise your workout. Pre-workouts supplements are marketed to athletes and active people as the ultimate fuel, providing an instant energy boost and helping you to power through your workout. However, will they give you…

Why are Electrolytes for Sports so Important

Why are Electrolytes for Sports so Important If you’re an athlete or enjoy sports and exercise, you’ve probably heard of electrolytes. It’s one of those standard terms we all seem to know, but maybe we don’t quite understand its complexity. In essence, they’re essential minerals that support many of our body’s vital functions. They’re critical…

Sports Nutrition and the FODMAP Diet

In sports nutrition, understanding how foods react with your body is the key to boosting your endurance. A low FODMAP diet is a great way to do just that!

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