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Mountain Climbing

Don’t over-eat before climbing, it will slow you down. While you’re in mid climb it is good to restock your salt reserves so eating something with real salt is good. Himalayan Crystal salt recommended. Drink lots of fluids to stay hydrated and alert. 

Positive things about climbing

  1. Stronger arms
  2. Stronger shoulders
  3. More powerful thigh muscles
  4. Stronger neck and back
  5. Improves cardio
  6. Forearms
  7. More aware of yourself
  8. It can relieve stress
  9. More confidence
  10. Better perseverance
  11. Increases flexibility
  12. Mental strength
  13. Burns calories
  14. Conquers fears
  15. Prevents chronic diseases
  16. Challenges yourself
  17. Works the abs

Reasons why to do climbing

  1. The physical health and fitness benefits are unbelievable
  2. You can see places very few get to see
  3. You will meet amazing people who will call you friends
  4. Climbing mountains will teach you patience, persistence, and gratitude
  5. They will teach you how to be positive
  6. Teach you about change and being prepare to change
  7. Every mountain will teach you something

Negative things about climbing

  1. Risk factor
  2. All the gear you need
  3. What goes up must come down

Negative things about climbing

  1. You can get climber fingers
  2. Risk of death

Supplements for climbing

  1. Beta-Alanine
  2. Citrulline Malate
  3. Creatine
  4. Glucosamine and Chondroitin
  5. Sodium Bicarbonate

Diet for climbers

One climber’s diet

 Breakfast

2 eggs cooked in a little coconut oil

4oz salmon or turkey sausage

1 cup veggies (broccoli, greens, peppers)

¼ avocado

Small piece of fruit

Lots of water

4g L-glutamine (it helps sugar cravings, recovers and gut health)

Snack

When he/she gets hungry for a snack they like to eat 1oz pemmican or about 2oz jerky and a handful of berries

Lunch

He/she eats a big salad and they bring spinach, kale, cabbage, cucumbers, squash or Zucchini, sliced turkey or ham, lemon juice and avocado

Snack

Banana berry nut paleo muffin made of coconut oil, almond flour, and tapioca flour with lots of fruits and nuts mixed in.

Dinner

What they made

1ib grass fed ground beef

1 jar marinara

1 green pepper

½ yellow squash

Capers

50z mushrooms

Some great food choices

  1. Fish
  2. Meat
  3. Poultry
  4. Seafood
  5. Eggs
  6. Dairy
  7. And/or powered supplements if vegetarian or vegan