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Propane Picks & Podcast Episode 68 – Interview with Julian Donovan Part 2

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Week ending Sunday 12/02/17

It’s that time of the week again where we sift through the fitness world and pick our top 10 favourite pieces for your reading, viewing and listening pleasure. If you’d like to be considered for us to include you on this list OR if you’d like to write for us, shoot us a message here.
Anyway, on with the list!

Our number 1 pick this week is:

The 10 Immutable Laws of successful fat loss – Bach Performance

In this article Daniel Freedman discusses the principles and tools to succeed in losing fat and looking better naked.

The rest of the list is pretty awesome too!

Podcast Episode 68

Show notes and time stamps

In the second part of this 2 part interview, Yusef and Jonny are joined by Julian Donovan, a multi-discipline athlete and “Parkourista Extraordinaire”. Julian is an advocate for physical activity as a healthcare method and intervention, coaching parkour, strength training, and physical culture. In this episode they discuss Type 1 Diabetes, how Julian deals with the condition and that one time he forgot his wedding.  If you haven’t listened to it yet, you can catch Part 1 of this interview here.

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01:16      From back injury to Hand Stand master – turning the negative into positive.
02:01How Type 1 Diabetes led to improvements in Julian’s fitness and lifestyle.
07:55Diet and Diabetes – how Keto can dramatically improve the condition.
15:22That one time Julian had a hypo-glycaemic episode and forgot his wedding.
20:16How too many mangos and figs can cause a coma.
28:40Paleo V IIFYM – the big diet debate.
35:01Why weight alone is not a good marker of individual fitness.


Julian Donovan Biography

Currently a medical student at Newcastle University, Julian has a BA in Chinese Studies and a keen interest in lifestyle medicine and healthcare development in China. A generalist approach to ‘movement’, with more than a decade’s training experience across parkour, weightlifting, hand balance, strength and mobility.

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