Some of you have been asking me how my trip the England was in Dec 2019-Jan 2020. So here’s a summary for you. The day after I landed in London, I met Louis Parkinson at Catalyst Climbing for some dynoing, coordination, running and jumping trickery – basically everything I am bad at. I have learnt… Continue reading Training in England – What did I learn?
How to set your climbing goal Firstly, apologies for my absence lately. But I got a sudden rush of inspiration today, so want to share something with you. Goal setting has been a game changer to my climbing. This is for you if you are into the sport of climbing, but you don’t feel you… Continue reading How to set your climbing goal
Whether you have taken a few weeks, months, or even years off, it is never too late to get back into climbing. Here are some things to consider before you dive right in: 1. Why now? Have a think about what has changed in your life for you to have the desire to get back… Continue reading How to get back into it
For many people, doing their first pull up is a big deal. It isn’t something we are born to be able to do easily. We spend most our time on our feet, so naturally our biggest and strongest muscles are in the lower body. This is why we find squating and jumping much easier than… Continue reading Your First Pull Up: A Step by Step Guide
It is not easy to stay fit while you are out and about exploring a new place. Usually you may walk more than usual, but you probably eat more than usual too. Our normal weekly routines are out of whack. We don’t get the luxury of having our local gym or space to work out. … Continue reading Stay Fit while Travelling!
We all do it. Even if we don’t realise it at first. It is extremely hard in this modern world to not compare ourselves to anyone. A quick scroll through social media is enough to do this. You will be shown that everyone else is looking hot in their new activewear, boarding the plane for… Continue reading How to stop comparing yourself
So your training is going good. You are consistent with your workouts and noticing some progress. Great! But how are you fueling your body before and after training? Is there something you can do to get more out of your session? This week we talk about your pre/post training nutrition. Firstly, a quick overview of… Continue reading Training? How do I fuel my body for it?
Firstly, you have to decide which category you are in. But don’t stress, it is natural to fluctuate between the two as circumstances change.I’ve broken the categories down into the following. These categories are irrelevant to what grade you are at currently, or how long you have been climbing. Recreational Climber: You see yourself as… Continue reading Is ‘just climbing’ enough?
What if you could feel instantly better in 20 seconds? No equipment needed. Just your body. And a little bit of space. Most of us know about the concept of stretching, but I know it isn’t the most exciting topic. This week we nut out some of the truths about stretching. What is stretching? A… Continue reading To stretch or not to stretch?
We’ve all heard about the benefits of exercise already so here are some quirky, light hearted Fitness Tips for your Monday! Pick one you like and see if you can apply it this week: 1.Work out in the morning. Before your brain figures out what you are doing! 2. Invest in some ‘feel good’ activewear.… Continue reading Quirky Fitness Tips
The Black Dog, a metaphor for the ‘illness’ or ‘disorder’ that over 300 million people are living with. Globally, it is the number one cause of suicide. Depression. For those suferring from depression, it can be the most isolating time in your life. You’re afraid of talking about it. You’re worried no one will understand.… Continue reading The Black Dog: A Family Pet