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Wanna Go Green?

In the Tower industry, a new climber is known as “Green Bean”. Seasoned Tower Dawgs have a little bit of fun with the Green Beans, as they learn the industry jargon. “Hey, sweep those antennas!” ...one would think you might need a broom...nope, it means something totally different. So, when the newbie gets a broom, everyone gets a good laugh. It’s all in good fun–tower climbers actually have a tight nit brotherhood. Know anyone considering the industry? Here's some of the pro

You do CrossFit...that's cute.

A Tower Climber’s CrossFit is the Tower! Here are some tips to stay fueled for your work-out! Pre-Climb: It’s important to give your body plenty of fuel to start with. Aim to get 25 to 30 grams of carbohydrates 30 minutes before a climb. Choose carb sources that are slower to digest and won’t cause the afternoon crash. Think berries, buckwheat, wild rice, leafy greens, quinoa, sweet potatoes, yams, squash, legumes like lentils and beans, and steel-cut oats. These foods are pa