Racing Etiquette

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Words by Anne Marie Hospod   So you made it! It’s race day! You trained for months and are healthy and injury free. Wahoo! You’re ready to tackle your first, third, or fiftieth race, and you’re getting excited! Race days are special. From the crowd support to the start line...
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Things That Make You Go 🤔

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Words by Julie DeVos The whispers among friends, the silent googling, the missed training runs….let’s get it out in the open. Things happen when we start training and I’m not talking fitness gains, or increasing distance, or diabetes for that matter. I’m talking about those things that no one really...
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Hydration & Nutrition

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Words & Photos by Hank DeVos Hydration Hydration is an interesting topic; there are lots of conflicting ideas on what you should do. Drink every 15 minutes! Only drink when you are thirsty! Consume 8 glasses of water a day! It can get confusing and frustrating. The gist of it...
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Coach’s Corner

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Words by Julie De Vos and Heather Gomez   One of Connected In Motion’s biggest events of the year happens annually over the same weekend in May. The Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend is the largest marathon event in Canada but it offers so much more than long distance running. With a…

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Welcome to Canada, Dexcom G5!

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Words by Jen Hanson Note: This is not a sponsored post. The CIM Team is a big fan of new technology and all-things that make life with Type 1 diabetes easier. We've had the opportunity to learn lots about the Dexcom G5 over the past weeks and wanted to share...
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Recap: SoCal Slipstream

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Words by Heather Gomez  |  Images by Blair Ryan If you were going to be stuck on an island for three days, what would be the one thing you would want to have with you? If you said “30 other awesome people with Type 1 diabetes”, then you just described...
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Recap: Summer Slipstream

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Words by Heather Gomez | Images by Erica Bota What a weekend!  Over 50 adults of all ages from the Type 1 community participated in the first-ever Summer Slipstream on the weekend of September 16-18.  Hosted at Camp Can-Aqua in Cardiff, Ontario, we enjoyed a gorgeous lake view and the rustic perks…

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