Ed Smith

Sport & Exercise Nutritionist

- Edward Smith completed his undergraduate degree in BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Science at Sheffield Hallam University in 2013. He then continued specialist training in Sports Nutrition through the International Olympic Committee post-graduate programme.

- Certified Anthropometrist (ISAK) and accredited Anti-Doping Advisor (UKAD)

- Edward is a member of the International Rock Climbing Research Association (IRCRA) and currently a PhD student at Sheffield Hallam University, researching 'Nutritional Considerations for Climbing'

- Published the first paper to address the 'nutritional considerations for bouldering' in the International Journal of Sport Nutrition & Exercise Metabolism in 2017, and has published several further studies since on climbing nutrition and physiology

- He has also provided nutritional support in professional football, private healthcare, and to high performing triathletes and cyclists.

- 8 years bouldering experience, up to 7c on the Peak grit.

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