It’s that time of year when Christmas shopping is a top priority. For those of you looking for wonderful gift ideas for boat lovers you can’t go past the collection from Strokeside Designs. If you follow my Instagram @susanseipel.paralympian you will have hopefully seen that I do a lot of promotion for this company. This … Continue reading Strokeside Designs
The end of another competition season means it is time to take a break from training to relax, revive, and rejuvenate. This year, Paralympic swimmer, Matt Levy and I had the pleasure of spending five indulgent nights at Songbirds Rainforest Retreat in Queensland’s picturesque Tambourine Mountain. Songbirds boasts six luxurious villas and an award-winning restaurant, … Continue reading Peaceful Songbirds Rainforest Retreat
If you follow me on Instgram (@susanseipel.paralympian) you will know that I love coffee. It’s the thing that motives me to jump out of bed in the ridiculously early hours of the morning to get to training. It’s a daily habit of mine. Another of which is my skincare routine. So you can imagine my joy … Continue reading Edible Beauty Australia
The Eco Friendly Foods Initiative or EFFi for short, is a great company producing nutritional snacks as well as supporting philanthropic projects and campaigns. I have always had a keen interest in nutrition and even studied sports nutrition in 2011. Nutrition is a crucial part of sport performance and is also very important for everybodys … Continue reading Eco Friendly Foods Initiative
One of the many things I love about kayaking is that I get to train on the beautiful waterways around the Gold Coast and Brisbane. During a session, I usually see a range of wildlife enjoying the water from ducks, swans, cormorants, kingfishers and other birds, to water dragons (lizards) and numerous unidentified fish that … Continue reading Hila Upcycle – saving the planet!
A question I often get asked as an athlete is… how do you stay motivated? Motivation is what drives you into action to achieve a goal. I believe that motivation comes when we see results from our efforts. To stay motivated you need a way of measuring your progress which will help you continue on … Continue reading Motivation with Fitbit
What do athletes do in their down time? Well something I love to do to relax and have fun after a long day training, is host an old fashion board game night with family and friends! Charity Op Shops are great places to find inexpensive board games, while supporting a worthy cause. One unique game … Continue reading HorsePLAY