Lost at The Playground with The Shop Girl

Yesterday was the first day in nearly a year that I was able to climb outside. Thankfully, the Santa Barbara Rock Gym has allowed me to maintain some semblance of sanity while I weather the storm of a sweet little baby boy asking for his ‘daddoo’ and the fragrant reminders when his ‘poo poo’ needs changing. Oh, the wonderful … Continue reading

Circuit Training Explained

“Circuit Training!” The words I hear uttered out of the mouth of the author of this article every time I ask him how to become a better climber. “Will that allow me to climb more V5’s?” I say, to his reply, “well, that V5 you just did is really a V4.” Geesh, I cannot get … Continue reading

All’s New on the Western Front – The baby, the nine to five and more climbing!

So 2012 has been a huge year for my family. My son just turned 1 year old and I am climbing more than ever, reminiscent of my miseries when my climbing took the back seat to my family, which it still technically does. Back in May I left my positions with AppleOne Employment Services and joined a … Continue reading