Nutrition Optimization for Rock Climbers


This fact sheet provides nutritional recommendations for athletes rock climbing.

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Free for SCAN members, this is an Evidence-Based resource from the Sports Dietetics - USA subunit of SCAN.

Athlete scenario: I am training to become a more competitive rock climber. I spend 4 hours at my local climbing gym a day, 4 days per week. To send my best route I need to feel strong and light, while avoiding injury. What and when should I eat to achieve these goals?

Intended Audience: Patients/Clients, Public

Published 2019

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