The Mind and Body

When Your Grades Plateau – My Tips and Tricks!

We all hit this at some point in our climbing lives. For the first few years, you make massive gains and practically fly through the grades. As your confidence grows, so does your ability and you feel like you're on the fast track to a climbing world cup position. Until you hit the plateau. Suddenly… Continue reading When Your Grades Plateau – My Tips and Tricks!

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The Mind and Body

Being on the Podgy Side of Climbing and Why it Shouldn’t Matter Anymore

Disclaimer: I am in no way claiming to be classed as overweight. I know I am a completely normal looking person (albeit with perhaps slightly larger than average shoulders, I am proud of that however). This is just what goes on in my head on a daily basis. I am a average, slightly "podgy" person, and I am learning to be okay with that. When I say I'm carrying a little podge, take that with a grain of salt.