Monthly Archives: August 2013

Meltdown: World’s Hardest Slab
climbing
August 9, 2013 posted by

Meltdown: World’s Hardest Slab

For your weekend Psyche is the story of Meltdown, the world’s hardest slab climb. Bolted 30 years ago by climbing legend Johnny Dawes, he never managed to link it–or even…

Whole Foods, Watermelon, and Cycling Performance
Features
August 8, 2013 posted by

Whole Foods, Watermelon, and Cycling Performance

Today’s seemingly non-sequitor titled post is on a Spanish study showing the watermelon could improve cycling performance. According to Chemistry & Engineering News (yes, I have some geek tendencies), Before…

Tour of Utah Comes of Age
cycling
August 6, 2013 posted by

Tour of Utah Comes of Age

A few years back I proposed a proposed route to the Tour of Utah organizers in a post titled An Open Letter to the Tour of Utah. Today that vision…

Cool Facts About Short Workouts
Fitness
August 5, 2013 posted by

Cool Facts About Short Workouts

Yes, it’s true, you don’t have to exercise for hours a day to be fit. In fact, you don’t even have to exercise an hour. A slew of modern studies…

Psicobloc Psyche
climbing
August 2, 2013 posted by

Psicobloc Psyche

Psicobloc by plok83 Tonight I’ll be at the finals of the first US Psicobloc competition in Park City. As Chris Sharma explains in the video below, it’s likely the ticket…