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This week on The Happy Vagina podcast we are joined by phenomenal LGBTQ+ activist, pioneering female athlete, Olympian and Great Britain’s most successful boxer - the Lioness herself - Nicola Adams OBE. We do a deep deep into what it takes to be a female athlete, the impacts of the training on mental and physical health, and discuss gender equality in sport, and what still needs to happen to de-stigmatise women’s issues - and why Nicola believes all women deserve to feel invincible.
The Happy Vagina podcast is hosted by Mika Simmons
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Supported by THV team Olivia Mervyn Smith and Amber Huggins
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Trigger warning: this episode includes conscious discussion around topics of how athletes support their training using diet programmes . I acknowledge that this content may be difficult. I also encourage you to care for your safety and well-being. If you need help with an eating disorder we have listed some supportive organisations below, if you don't see your country listed one of these will be able to direct you:
UK: National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA)
Call and text: (800) 931-2237
Crisis Text Line: Text "NEDA" to 741741
USA: National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD)
Call: 1 (888)-375-7767
Canada: National Eating Disorder Information Centre (NEDIC)
Australia: Butterfly National Helpline
Call: 1800 33 4673
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