For many people, when getting seriously into climbing, the question of weight to power ratio crops up and some conclude that weight loss will lead to increase in performance. It can especially be a concern around this time of year, when the mince pies and...Read More
Climbing can awaken the cookie monster in us, but you don't want to undo all the gains you have put so much effort into during your training by gorging on chocolate cake straight after. We often justify it by saying we will "climb it off", but we can't run away from the fact it's loads of sugar in one sitting.
What if we could replace this with a healthy alternative? Well, I'm here to offer you just that! Yes, a healthy chocolate cake...
The other day however, my friend Geri brought these tasty little morsels to the climbing centre and I can’t stop making and eating them. When I gave them a go myself I found that they are quite easy to make (as long as you don't burn them!), much cheaper than the supermarket packs and, after some quick research, I realised they are really good for you too. They're absolutely packed with vitamins, minerals and good fats that help to keep us healthy in all sorts of ways*.
I recently had the pleasure of meeting Rebecca Dent. Rebecca is a climber. And a cutting edge high-performance sports nutritionist. Over the next few months we're looking forward to working with Rebecca to bring you some really great information about climbing and nutrition, as well...Read More
When Rebecca Dent, GB Junior Climbing Team Assistant Manager and high Performance Nutritionist, told me about this recipe I have to confess that I was unsure, but I will give anything a go once and this one has grown on me considerably. It's so flexible - you can add virtually anything to it to give it a different texture or flavour. It can be sweet or savoury, which is great if you're in a rush and need quick healthy protein.