Your one-stop-shop for nutrition advice

Congratulations, you found it! The website just for climbing nutrition run by a registered dietitian! This is a place where you can find resources on nutrition with a twist of body positivity. We uplift climbers by providing quality information through the lens of body acceptance, intuitive eating, and inclusivity.

The world of nutrition is confusing. It’s easy to get bogged down in conflicting information. How do you know who is right, and what’s right for you? Welcome to Nutrition for Climbers (NFC). A space where you can learn practical, science-backed information. We take complex nutrition topics and translate them into useful information for you to crush your project, stay healthy, and fuel your climbing.

Marisa’s expertise has been featured in Rock & Ice, Gym Climber Magazine, TrainingBeta podcast, scientific publications, and the Nutrition for Climbers book.

We’ve got blog posts, courses, webinars, and even a book. We’re always creating more content to empower you to make the right nutrition choices for your climbing goals and health.

Courses & Webinars

Created with climbers in mind, topics range from comp climbing nutrition to hacks for high altitude and anything in between. Watch courses anytime, anywhere, as many times as you want.

We’re also hosting live webinars regularly, so get on our email list to be in the know.

Nutrition for Climbers Book

This is the guide you have been looking for. The one that helps you wade through all that conflicting nutrition information. The one that gives you practical, useful information you can apply right away to support your training and crush your climbing. The beautiful layout and unique illustrations are thoughtfully designed to be readable and user-friendly.

We got you covered with any type of climber: vegan/vegetarians, adaptive climbers, adolescents, unique fueling needs for females, and more. Plus different climbing situations such as van life, traveling, high altitude, and nutrition for training phases. Even sections on supplements and 80 meal plans for different training phases. It’s all here. All for you.

Over 195 references were used to create this one-of-a-kind, comprehensive manual. This useful, actionable resource is a must-have for any climber that wants to improve health and performance.

Order today through Fixed Pin Publishing. Try to stay calm, we know it’s exciting!


5 Tips for Nutrition and Hydration for High Altitude

It’s any climber’s worst nightmare: getting altitude sickness on the big trip you’ve been training for. Months of planning fall apart when you can’t get your body to adjust to the altitude! How do you avoid altitude sickness? It’s not always a guarantee that everything will be ok, but with a few savvy hydration and …


Nutrition for Climbers (NFC) was created to provide climbers with useful, accessible nutrition information.

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Marisa and co-researcher Dr. Lanae Joubert presenting their research at the McCallum Place Eating Disorders in Sport conference in Berkeley, California.
Marisa imparting all the nutrition wisdom to the ClubSport comp team in Portland, Oregon

Contact Marisa to get help with individualized nutrition coaching, workshops, or content for your publication.

You can find out more and book an appointment online at her business website, Real Nutrition, LLC.