[Reading time: 1 minute] Hi climbers, in this post we are going to see five stunning places to practice rock climbing e to admire amazing landscapes around the world. 1. Mexico, El Potrero Chico (http://bit.ly/2rwE6HQ) El Potrero Chico (that is “little coral”) is located in the North of Mexico and is a very famous rock climbing area. 2. Spain, … More The best rock climbing places in the world
[Reading time: 2 minutes] Hi climbers! I am going to talk about one of the most important choice for every climber at any performance level: the climbing shoes. When buying climbing shoes, you have to consider three crucial aspects: Climbing shoe type: neutral, moderate and aggressive shoes according to what type of climbing you want … More Rock climbing shoes: a crucial choice
[Reading time: 2 minutes] Hi Climbers! Thanks to the proliferation of Bouldering (a form of rock climbing performed without the use of ropes or harnesses) all over the world, indoor bouldering has gained a lot of popularity in recent years. In this article we will see some useful pieces of advice from Dave Flanagan, a seasoned boulderer, to … More Useful tips to boulder indoor
[Reading time: 2 minutes] Hi climbers! As you know in climbing and in our daily life we are likely to put people or things into groups according to what type they are and to what they do. Did you climb your latest route? You are a winner. Did you fall off just before the … More How to improve your climbing by changing your attitude
Hi climbers! Today I want to share with you psychologist and climber Madeleine Eppensteir’s recommendations about specific mental techniques to overcome the fear of falling when climbing. Climbing is a very mentally demanding activity. Our mind choses whether we reach our goals or not: if we climb higher or give up. Climbing is basically about … More Climbing is a mental activity!
Hi climbers! This time I want to show you Matthew Childs’ handy tips for rock climbing. He is an advertising manager and a lifelong rock climber and climbing guide. Some of his most interesting and useful pieces of advice are the following: – Do not let go is a very sure success method, he says. Your … More Handy tips for Rock Climbing
Hi climbers! So far we have talked about what you should be eating before and during your climbing session. Now it is time to figure out the role of a good nutrition after climbing. The fact that nutrition can enhance your performance is a given. Adequate nutrition before and during climbing is fundamental to boost … More The est food and eating habits after Climbing
Hi hikers! There is no doubt that fueling your body in a proper way before a climbing session is crucial for both performance and endurance, but it is necessary for you to persist in your effort. According to the length of your climbing session, your body need to be refueled in order to prevent the … More What are you supposed to do during a Climbing Session?
Hi climbers! The last time we have introduced a very crucial issue: the impact of nutrition on climbing performance! Now it is time to leave out theory and go to practice. I will give you some practical advice about energy-boosting food, useful to make you feel ready before your climbing session. First of all, if … More Some tips for delicious and healthy pre-climbing snacks
Hi guys! The last week we talked about some pieces of advice useful if you are training in a gym and you are new to climbing. But there is something else that you can do if you want to improve your climbing performance: having a proper nutrition. Climbing is not just about learning techniques or … More How proper nutrition can enhance climbing performance