Rock Climbing Training 2017-11-02T11:44:44+00:00


Climbing Magazine: 10 On-The-Wall Climbing Workouts

Most places only have outdoor climbing available seasonally. What this means is that there's probably a long offseason where it's either too hot, too cold, or too wet to get out to the local crags [...]

By | February 19th, 2018|

Evening Sends: How Paige Claassen Sent Her Proj With Only 1 Hour Per Day

As I've sure you've seen by now, Paige Claassen recently sent Necessary Evil 5.14c. When Chris Sharma first established Necessary Evil in 1997, it was the hardest route in the country. In the 21 years since [...]

By | February 18th, 2018|

Climbing Training Seminar with Steve Bechtel and Neely Quinn

If you take your climbing training seriously (or your clients') and you feel like you just can't get enough information about it by reading and watching videos, then it might be time for you to [...]

By | February 13th, 2018|

Climbing Nutrition: The Rules of Losing Weight

In his ongoing series on weight loss, Brian Rigby of Climbing Nutrition has been exploring the topic from a variety of different viewpoints. His aim is to take the complicated world of nutrition and distill [...]

By | February 11th, 2018|

Eric Hörst: 4 Pull-Up Variations

There's a lot more that goes into climbing well than simply our ability to pull with our upper body. That being said, climbing does have upper body strength requirements. As a result, we should practice [...]

By | February 11th, 2018|

Transcript Highlight: Paige Claassen on Learning to Try Hard

Paige Claassen just sent the historic Necessary Evil 5.14c in the VRG. She had tried this route in the past, trained specifically for it, and then stuck it out at the crag to come away [...]

By | February 9th, 2018|

Training with an Injury

In the last two years, I've broken my leg and had to take 3-months off climbing due to a finger injury. Currently, I feel like the thing I'm best at is getting back into good [...]

By | February 7th, 2018|

Climb Strong: Developing General Grip Strength

More and more climbers are learning about the benefits of general strength training. That's why you see climbers deadlifting, squatting, and swinging kettlebells. These climbers are doing it right. Training general strength helps climbers become [...]

By | February 5th, 2018|