Sunday Funday Fitness Challenge!

Today’s challenge is something I’ve been excited to complete weekly; this post marks the first week. The challenge combines bicycling, hiking, trail running, and rock climbing. Here’s the rundown. Bicycle from Movement Climbing + Fitness in Boulder, CO to the Bluebell Trail at Chautauqua Park. (Baseline fitness takes approximately 1 hour) HIT training up the Chautauqua Trail and Second/Third Flatiron Trail to the base of the The Second Flatiron. This is part of the challenge … Continue Reading

How worn out climbing shoes are given new life

Worn out climbing shoes

A potential job offer with a local climbing shoe resoler has entered the realm of my reality. I’ve decided to take this opportunity to share what I’m learning about resoling shoes. After a quick search I came to understand a very basic concept. Remove the outsole from the shoe. Inspect the ran and remove if in need of repair. Clean leftover glue and residue to create a smooth surface. Apply the new rubber, carefully sand and brush to desired … Continue Reading

Super Green Eggs

For optimal nutrition and chemical avoidance in the United States, I prefer locally sourced Organic and Non-GMO options if possible. The EWG’s list of “clean fifteen and the dirty dozen” rates produce on the levels of pesticides remaining in the end product. This information can help you decide which produce is necessary to purchase organic and which produce is “ok” to purchase conventionally. Personally, I strive to support local farms when possible rather than the … Continue Reading