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3 Common Nutrition Mistakes Climbers Make

Whether we like it or not, the things we eat and drink have a direct impact on our health, our mood, and our climbing performance. It's not always easy to know what to put in your mouth and what to avoid, though. [...]

By | May 3rd, 2017|7 Comments

The Unsung Benefits of Yoga for Climbing (and 4 Yoga Sequences for Climbers)

It’s no secret that the flexibility gained from yoga is great for climbing. From drop-knees to heel-hooks, adequate flexibility is a necessary part of climbing movement. However, some of the ways that yoga can most positively impact climbers are often [...]

By | December 12th, 2016|1 Comment

The Secret to Sam Elias’s Sending Spree

On Monday, I published my podcast interview with Sam Elias. Today I want to tell you how you can train like Sam did in order to go on a sending spree - just like he did. During the Black Diamond Training [...]

By | September 15th, 2016|0 Comments

How Painful Should My Climbing Shoes Be?

Sometimes I look down at my oddly colored, punk-rock, ballet-looking shoes and wonder what non-climbers must think of us weirdos. But, despite being really weird looking, climbing shoes are quite possibly the most performance-enhancing pieces of equipment we use. For some reason, [...]

By | July 7th, 2016|2 Comments

Does Climbing Help Psychological Problems? Help This Psychiatrist Find Out.

Climbing brings us joy. Well, at least most of the time... When we're stressed about work, relationships, our health, or money, climbing can make us forget it all. It can even help people with serious psychological/emotional problems heal. A really good [...]

By | June 8th, 2016|3 Comments

A Workout from Nina Williams’ Training Program

Nina Williams is a well-known V13 boulderer whose training, apparently, people are VERY interested in. I posted this video of her campusing on Facebook recently, and it was viewed over 500,000 times in just a few days. So, here's a peek [...]

By | February 8th, 2016|0 Comments

Nina Williams Training Video

Nina Williams (V13 boulderer and successful comp climber) is currently following a 5-week custom training plan by Kris Peters, and this is part of her training. If you want a custom training plan that fits your goals and abilities, go to... -->> [...]

By | January 20th, 2016|0 Comments

Should Climbers Go Low Carb?

As a nutritionist and a Paleo eater, I've (Neely) thought a lot about people's carb intakes. My own journey has taken me through periods of eating lots of carbs as a vegetarian kid and teenager, then down to very low carbs when [...]

By | January 13th, 2016|4 Comments