“I’m going to climb the monster. Who wants to climb with me?” Toby declared as the rain pelted the roof above us. It had been raining for two days now and the sun would finally come out the following day for a solid weather window. My original plans suddenly obsolete. This would be the last chance to climb the dream line – La Presencia de Mi Padre, El Monstruo, 5.10, 1630 meters (5347 feet; or 1 mile) of pure granite fun. I looked at him, “what about the top out? Isn’t the ice pretty scary now?” Cooper chimed in, “there’s a pair of crampons at the bivvy boulder in Trinidad and you can use my ice axes!” “I’m in. I’ll do it. Let’s climb the monster!” Hayden and Vienne teamed up and joined the mission. Packing only two sleeping bags for four people, no pads, no stove, and no pots
Vegan Chocolate Breakfast Smoothie
- 2 cups Almond Milk
- 1 cup of Berries (Strawberries or raspberries, whatever you preference is).
- 1 teaspoon Chocolate Syrup
- 1 Tablespoon Flax (preferably ground).
- 1/4 cup of oats
- 2 scoops of Gnarly Vegan
Add all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. If you need a smaller serving, ingredients can be cut in half.Nutrition info:
10 Benefits of Amino Acid Supplements
In the world of supplements, protein – whether from whey or another source – tends to hold steady as king of them all. But here’s something from high school biology you may have forgotten: Proteins are made of amino acids. Actually, those amino acids are the very reason that protein is so important. Put very
In the course of most athlete’s training, there comes a time when progress stalls. Aside from the normal change-up in routine, many also begin to consider whether their body composition is holding them back. It’s natural: there’s a clear visual correlation between overall skill and body fat percentage, with the stronger athletes typically being quite
We’re back with Part 2 on stress and the effect of adrenaline on the body. If you’re just tuning in, here’s a quick review of Part 1: We discussed how our bodies are placed in constant stress through our choice of activity (climbing, strength training, etc.) and everyday lifestyle factors (traffic, busy schedules, etc.). We