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Neil Gresham: Coming Back From Injury

Injuries happen.  It sucks, but if you climb long enough all the injury prevention in the world isn't going to spare you from the occasional finger injury or other tweak.  This doesn't mean that we [...]

By | July 25th, 2017|

Bouldering Training: Free Core Strength Workout

No matter what style of climbing you prefer, core strength is extremely important.  Having a strong core helps us keep our feet on the wall when climbing on overhangs and lets us use our feet more [...]

By | July 24th, 2017|

Transcript Highlight: Justin Brown on If You Should Keep Your Skin Dry

An unfortunate reality of climbing is that it can beat up our skin.  We've all been there hoping our skin will get less greasy, willing our skin to grow faster, or praying a split will [...]

By | July 21st, 2017|

Rest Days by Liz Haas

Today, we've got an article about most climbers' least favorite topic: rest days.  Listen, we get it.  Climbing is a lot more fun than not climbing.  However, EVERYONE needs rest.  Additionally, while rest days are important [...]

By | July 19th, 2017|

Send SLIM Knee Pad Review

Send Climbing knee pads?!?!?!??!?!? I know what you're thinking: It's summer and not even the greatest knee pad ever designed could get me up my projects in the inferno that is currently Hueco Tanks. [...]

By | July 17th, 2017|

Madaleine Sorkin on Building Mental Climbing Strength

When we are struggling on our projects, we all like to think that the solution is simply to train harder and come back when we are stronger.  While any climber with the ambition of progressing [...]

By | July 17th, 2017|

Top 5 Campusing Articles

One of the most famous forms of climbing training is campusing.  Campus training was invented by legendary German climber Wolfgang Güllich and you can now find campus boards in almost every climbing gym. When done [...]

By | July 12th, 2017|

Performance Climbing Nutrition with Julia Delves

If you look at high level athletes in other sports like cycling, they all follow strictly planned out diets.  The reason for this is that what you eat has a huge impact on athletic performance. [...]

By | July 11th, 2017|