NBSV 120: Ultra-marathon swimmer Susan Simmons on using veganism to manage M.S. and fuel training



When you hear the term marathon swim, it’s generally referring to a 10km distance [6.2 miles]. Our guest for NBSV #120, Susan Simmons, is an ultra-marathon swimmer. You do the math!


Susan Simmons discusses how she uses veganism to manage multiple sclerosis, and fuel her training.


In her own words: “My number one form of exercise is swimming and my diet is vegan. Both minimize the stress on my body, making it possible for me to live an active life.”


Important topics and points you don't want to miss:

>> The components of swimming which make it an ideal form of movement and training for Susan


>> Susan's process in returning to movement; and how she developed her stamina


>> The crucial role that veganism has played in Susan's fuelling, recovery, and life



Connect with Susan:


>> Susan on Instagram , Facebook , and Twitter


>> Susan's website


Episode transcript:


Access a full transcript of the episode here.

 


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