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

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Climb Strong: Recovery Training

Most climbers know that climbing or training every day is a quick way to end up burned out and injured. Our bodies need rest to recover from training sessions and days out climbing. However, calling days [...]

By | December 15th, 2017|

Preparing to Try Hard Part 1: Isometric Testing and P.A.P. for Coaches

With training, we take certain things for granted and think they are so basic they don't need to be spelled out. The best example of this would be thinking that when lifting weights we actually [...]

By | December 11th, 2017|

Climbing Magazine: 7 Stretches for Climbing Road Trips

If you're a dedicated climber, then you've almost definitely driven long distances to climb.  While road trips are exciting and super fun, long periods in the car can leave you feeling stiff, sore, and ready [...]

By | December 8th, 2017|

Bouldering Training: Free Strength Training Workout

Bouldering, like all climbing, requires really strong fingers.  Any training program that doesn't have a central finger strength component is missing the mark.  Additionally, the time you spend training finger strength is a great time [...]

By | December 6th, 2017|

Dave MacLeod: Edge Hangboard and How-To Hangboard Video

Now I know what you're thinking, another article on hangboarding?  We all know finger strength is important and hangboarding is the best way to train it - so haven't we pretty much covered it? Well, those [...]

By | December 5th, 2017|

Climbing Magazine: Adam Ondra and Using Visualization

When we hear about Adam Ondra establishing Silence (the world's first 9c/5.15d route), it's easy to say, "Wow, he sent because of how hard he trained." Obviously, Adam Ondra trains incredibly hard and no one can climb [...]

By | December 3rd, 2017|

Climb Strong: Advances in Core Training

We all know that having a strong core is important for climbing.  However, with all the core exercises out there, it can be hard to tell exactly what's going to be the most effective core training [...]

By | December 1st, 2017|

Top 5 Strength Training Articles

Strength is the basis of hard rock climbing.  If you aren't strong enough for a climb, no amount of endurance is going to get you to the chains. Now, when it comes to rock climbing, [...]

By | November 29th, 2017|