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Podcast 275: A Super Model for Health: How Bambi Northwood-Blyth Uses WHOOP to Stay Grounded

On this week’s episode WHOOP Global Head of Human Performance, Principal Scientist Kristen Holmes is joined by Australian-born supermodel Bambi Northwood-Blyth.

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Bambi Northwood-Blyth has worked with some of the most notable brands in fashion like Balenciaga, Chanel, Armani, Vogue, Elle, and more.  As a young woman living with Type 1 diabetes since the age of 11, Bambi is an outspoken advocate demonstrating how to manage her condition while simultaneously striving for your dreams.

Kristen and Bambi discuss getting into modeling, the difference between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, staying in a healthy and neutral state, managing a global travel schedule, Bambi’s new business venture, and advocacy for diabetes.

Episode Chapters

  • 3:25 - Getting into modeling
  • 7:06 - Being consistent in the fashion industry
  • 10:32 - The difference between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes
  • 14:26 - Finding your health baseline
  • 18:55 - Building in mini moments of relaxation
  • 23:43 - Staying in a healthy and neutral state
  • 31:25 - Managing a global travel schedule
  • 37:39 - Bambi’s new business venture
  • 39:37 - Dietary habits for diabetics
  • 44:25 - Advocacy for diabetes


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