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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

Tower Climbers Are America

According to a study released by WirelessEstimator.com there are over 29,000 workers who routinely work on elevated structures in the United States of America. That is triple the number of climbers since 2006. Our country’s “tower dogs” are a crucial sector of the 4.7 million jobs supported by the wireless industry across the U.S. A Tower climber’s contribution to the success of the economy as we know it today is crucial. They are shaping the America we enjoy today. The work

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