Daniel Birdwell

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Training: 10 Exercises for a Complete Core

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>25248<p>25.2K<p>SHARES<p><i>Want to get in shape fast? Now you can train with pro climber Madaleine Sorkin in Climbing</i> …

Workouts

How To Make An Aquaponics System

Supplying the people of the world with sufficient food has been a constant issue ever since the population has begun to increase considerably. Now …

Aquaponics

9 Foods To Help You Ride All Winter Long

These foods pack in the nutrients you need to keep the flu and other illnesses at bay<p>It takes more than an apple a day to keep the doctor away. You need a variety of nutrients to help keep your immune system on guard and you riding all winter long. While filling up on plenty of servings of colorful …

The Ultimate Indoor Rock Climbing Workout

Indoor rock climbing is one of the most adrenaline-pumping sports you can do. It’s also gaining popularity, and fast. According to a report by</i> …

Fishy vegetable production methods explained through aquaponics

COLLEGE STATION — If growing vegetables in a box with no soil and out of direct sunlight sounds a little fishy, well, it is.<p>“Aquaponics” is a …

Whether Decaf Or Regular, Coffee Seems To Be Good For Your Liver

By Laura Geggel, Staff Writer<p>Published: 10/10/2014 11:32 AM EDT on LiveScience<p>Drinking decaffeinated coffee is just as helpful as drinking regular coffee is for maintaining a healthy liver, a new study finds.<p>Regardless of whether they drank decaf or regular, people in the study who drank large …

Actually Following a Training Plan: Review of The Rock Climber’s Training Manual

Putting my training to the test on <i>Ginseng Route</i> (5.12c) at Shagg crag, Maine.<p>In the 7 years that I’ve been climbing, I’ve followed exactly zero …

Mind-altering plants and fungi from peyote to coffee at Kew Gardens – in pictures

From the ancient Aztecs to Woodstock hippies, mind-altering plants have been used by different cultures for thousands of years, for everything from shamanic rituals to staying awake. A new exhibition at London’s Kew Gardens looks at some of the most popular. It runs until 12 October 2014

The Best Energy Bar Ever

There are as many sports nutrition bars as candy bars these days, so the idea of making your own portable energy food might seem like overkill. But many of the grocery store options are packed with additives and preservatives, which can be tough on an athlete’s stomach. Plus, the sugary nature of …

Food

Power and Strength: What They Are and How to Train Them

These two terms are commonly, and incorrectly, used interchangeably in the climbing community. This is a very clear cut, simple explanation about …

A Climber’s Guide to Instagram

<b>Social media in general</b> evokes mixed feelings, everything from “Like”-happy elation to the sense that we’re enslaved to the Silicon Valley overlords …

Mobile Photography

Bishop Bound: The Boulders and Beyond

<b>Rich’s leg stuck straight up</b> out of the dumpster.<p>“Dude, anything good?” I yelled from the safety of the truck.<p>Rich righted himself and victoriously …

Climbing

Blue Bottle Coffee Expert Shows Us How To Make The Perfect Pour Over

We recently drank a lot of cups of coffee in the quest to find the very best method for brewing. What we found was that, not only will nine cups of coffee get you <i>really</i> wired, but the old tried and true Chemex pour over still brews a truly stellar cup -- even when compared to expensive pieces of …

Better Know a Plague: Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is in the news again, in part because you’re more likely to get the illness in the summertime. But what is it?<p>Lyme disease is caused by the bacterial spirochete <i>Borrelia burgdorferi</i>, which is related to the <i>Treponema pallidum</i> bacterium that causes syphilis. Most <i>B. burgdorferi</i> are …

Disease

Strength for Alpinism: How to Train

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>93<p>93<p>SHARES<p><b>Train the right way for long climbs with heavy packs</b><p>You might train your upper body endlessly for the …

Climbing

How to Pan-Fry Fish

One of the simplest and most rewarding ways to prepare fish is to pan-fry a skin-on fillet. The method yields browned, crispy skin on the outside and …

Traditional life in the Siberian Arctic - in pictures

Photographer Bryan Alexander has travelled Siberia documenting the lives of the Chukchi, Dolgan, E'ven, Khanty, Komi, Nenets, and Nganasan people, showing their traditional camps, transportation and dress, as well as activities such as herding, hunting and fishing. 'Whisper of the Stars: …