Rock climbing is a great way of developing strength and we are fortunate in Bristol to have some great indoor centres and outdoor routes. Steph Weise tells us about her training with Bristol Women Climbers, and why she enjoys climbing so much.
Month: September 2017
If You Have To, Which Protein Bar?
“When you concentrate food, you unleash its awesome power, I’m told.”
From a Mile to an Ultramarathon on Bristol Footpaths
Here’s a great resource for Bristol-based runners / walkers – a whole load of suggested routes on local footpaths, arranged by distance. Enjoy!
Lessons Learned About Training From My Time in Skyrim
Things our coach Guy has learned about training, supplements and productivity from playing fantasy RPGs.
Chickpea, Sweet Potato and Tinned Spinach Curry
Tuesdays are for sharing members’ recipes. Here’s Rachel’s easy way of getting some greens in when you’re out of fresh veg.
In Praise of Not Specialising (and Lara Croft)
A rambling post about the principle of specificity in strength training by way of the decathlon, models of periodisation, and Lara Croft.
Forest Bathing in the City
The Japanese practice of “shinrin-yoku” (forest bathing) has been shown to reduce stress, but how can we do this if we don’t have access to a forest?
Creamy Green Lentils with Lemon, Tahini, and a Leek and Mushroom Topping
Tuesdays are for sharing members’ recipes. Here’s Leila’s comforting tahini-based creamy vegan lentil dish.
Making Running Alright
Ten ways I made my running training more bearable.