Australia is excited to welcome Katy Duffield to Team USANA. Katy will join the
team alongside many amazing USANA sponsored athletes including her twin sister
who is ranked #19* in the world, said she is “incredibly excited to be
partnering with USANA”.
have trusted their products for many years to help keep my body in peak
physical condition,” she said. “The training demands of being a full time professional
triathlete can put a massive strain on the body, which is why I trust USANA to
help keep me healthy. The USANA products help with my daily energy levels and
aid the recovery process. I wouldn't have anyone else on my team.”
who started competing in triathlons nearly 10 years ago after witnessing the
fun and the sense of accomplishment her sister got when she competed, said since
her first triathlon all those years ago she has never looked back.
said triathlon is a sport that is comprised of three sports in one.
'chosen' distance in the sport is one that requires incredible endurance (3.8km
swim/ 180km bike/ 42.2km run), for this reason I am always looking to maintain
my daily energy levels to meet the demands of my training load. I also need to
maintain my joint mobility for longevity in the sport, and protein is a must
for speedy muscle recovery,” she said.
year, Katy is taking the plunge into a full-time training and racing career as
a professional athlete.
is something I have worked so hard for and I am excited about the opportunities
I will be faced with over the coming years,” she said. “I hope to explore my
potential as I push my body and mind to the limit.”
said in the short term she will be focusing on training and racing
consistently, while long term she hopes to contend with the best women in the
sport and turn some heads at a world championship event.”
years Katy has had lots of highlights, “especially since racing at the
professional level” but one of her favourites is at the Busselton 70.3 in 2014.
a healthy lifestyle is essential in order to train and compete
at her best.
helps 'fill the gaps' in my daily diet. It gives me piece of mind that my body
is getting what it needs to maintain a healthy balance,” she said.
“I am always looking to get an edge over my
competitors and there are so many big gains to be made simply by making the
right lifestyle choices,” she said.
a professional athlete I must adhere to strict drug regulations as set by ASDA.
I have been drug tested while using the products and I have never had an issue.
I have put my career as a professional athlete in their hands”.
usual routine consists of “train, eat, sleep, repeat” and each
day is meticulously planned out with “nothing left to chance”. She said maintaining focus is simply a matter of asking yourself “how bad do you
you are willing to put everything on the line for it and work your butt off day
and night for it, then that is what you will do. I don't wake up
each morning and wonder how I am going to work towards my goal today. I know
exactly what I need to do! Each day I get out of bed with a clear goal. I am
excited to go out and chase my dream, so I’d say this is what keeps me going. I
love what I do and I'm willing to do what it takes,” she said.
advice for anyone thinking of joining the sport or becoming and athlete is to “go
for it!” She said to “take the leap of faith and do what you need to do to
as of March 2016
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