Tom Herbert is a London based performance nutritionist, movement strength and conditioning coach, and educational speaker. His focus is on coaching individuals wanting to optimise their breathing, mindset, health, body-composition and performance.
Providing in-person and remote climbing nutrition coaching to international amateur and world-class professional climbers including a number of Team GB athletes. Personal Training, Climbing Strength and Conditioning, and Be Activated / RPR hands-on body-work facilitating breathing and nervous system response to optimise performance and reduce injury. Running ResetSend Workshops teaching a toolkit and philosophy which will impact your climbing, training, and approach to life.
Host of ClimbSci, an evidence-based webcast promoting better climbing through science. Host of the upcoming Reflexive Performance Reset® (RPR)® webcast interviewing RPR coaches who go out of their way to help their athletes thrive. Previously interviewing practitioners via the usefulcoach webcast.
Coaching people to #beuseful.
Strength that has effort in it is not what you need; you need the strength that is the result of ease. — Ida P. Rolf PhD.
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Climbing Performance / Nutrition Coaching
Bespoke weight-sensitive nutrition coaching for climbers looking to maximise climbing performance, training output, and recovery whilst minimising muscle weight gain. Optimising energy systems and training adaptations with periodised nutrition strategies.
Pole Dance Sport and Physique Nutrition Coaching
Personal Training / Strength and Conditioning
Articles / Resources
To mitigate internet ‘kipple’ and for reasons of coaching, climbing or being generally more useful outside of writing website copy; if there is something posted below, it’s probably an interesting read.
I enjoy long walks, longer sentences, and am a serial user of the Oxford comma.
Dietary carbohydrate strategies for climbing performance, training, recovery, competition, and project preparation. Read more...
Foundational nutrition guidelines, providing macronutrient targets and dietary best practices. Read more...
Nutritional support for muscles, tendons and ligaments. Discussing diet strategies, supplementation, timing, training, loading, and periodisation for soft-tissue conditioning, recovery, and injury prevention. Read more...
Sports nutrition is not just feeding athletes enough to do their job, or giving them more to help them keep going. Sports nutrition is providing periodised context specific nutritional support for world-class training, recovery, and performance. Read more...
An introduction to the principles of training adaptation, ANS cardiac control, and the use of Heart Rate Variability (HRV) as a tool to monitor training load, fatigue, and recovery. With focus on the ithlete HRV mobile app. Read more...