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Transitioning from Bouldering to Sport Climbing: 5.9 to 5.14

It's Neely here, and today I have the distinct privilege of introducing TrainingBeta's content manager, Matt Pincus, as our featured author of this article. Matt is a psyched and accomplished climber, and he's put a lot of time and thought [...]

By | March 22nd, 2017|1 Comment

Rock and Ice – Margo Hayes on Sending La Rambla 5.15a

On February 26th, Margo Hayes successfully reappointed the route La Rambla in Siurana, Spain.  This ascent was historic in that it marked the first ascent by a woman of a confirmed 5.15a/9a+ route.  While TrainingBeta is not usually a climbing news [...]

By | March 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Splitter Choss: Training With a Finger Injury

If you climb long enough, you're going to at least tweak a finger.  For most climbers, when we injure a finger the immediate reaction is to think we need to take some time off climbing to let things heal.  If [...]

By | March 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Maxi-Pull: How to Build Your Own

If you listened to the TrainingBeta Podcast with Margarita Martinez, she talked about her favorite training tool: the Maxi-Pull.  Essentially, the Maxi-Pull is a sloper hangboard that, because it is comfortable and relatively friendly in terms of your skin, can [...]

By | March 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Climbing Meta – Training Tracker

One of the most important parts of training is effectively tracking your progress.  Doing so ensures that you are able to progressively increase the difficulty of your training as you improve.  Progressively increasing the intensity of your training guarantees you are [...]

By | March 14th, 2017|1 Comment

Evening Sends: Shauna Coxsey and Leah Crane

On a fundamental level climbing is a selfish sport.  This is why it was extremely refreshing to read the newest Evening Sends article by Andrew Bisharat highlighting the training partnership between Shauna Coxsey and Leah Crane. Shauna and Leah are British [...]

By | March 4th, 2017|0 Comments

FrictionLabs Features Dan Mirsky: Fundamentals of Training for Climbing

Here's an article from the FrictionLabs blog by climber, coach, and friend of TrainingBeta Dan Mirsky, in which he outlines the areas he feels any successful climbing training program should center upon. As climbers, we are always looking for an edge to [...]

By | March 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Mountain Project: The 7 Best Recovery Tools for Climbers

With all of the increased emphasis on training for climbing, it's easy to forget that training isn't when we get stronger.  We actually get stronger when we recover from the abuse of training and climbing.  As a result, climbers looking [...]

By | February 26th, 2017|0 Comments