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Transcript Highlight: Lattice Training on the Perfect 1-Hour Session

Climbing training takes time. Unfortunately, most of us have schedules that are anything but full of extra time we can devote to our training. However, being low on time doesn't mean you can't have quality training sessions and progress your [...]

By |2019-02-13T09:24:34+00:00February 13th, 2019|0 Comments

Brianna Greene: How I Trained for My First 5.12

Climbing our first 5.12 is a big deal to a lot of us. At that level, it's easy to get sucked into believing that sessions on the hangboard, bouldering for power, and lifting weights will get you past that 5.11 [...]

By |2019-01-10T09:26:43+00:00January 10th, 2019|0 Comments

Remy Franklin: A Better Way to Set Your New Year’s Climbing Goals

Yes, it’s that time of year again. The last days of December roll around, everyone flocks to El Potrero Chico, and when January hits you take stock of your life and join the roughly half of Americans who set a [...]

By |2019-01-03T09:01:18+00:00January 3rd, 2019|2 Comments

The Climbing Doctor: Finger Pulley Strains

Climbing is hard on our fingers. No matter how careful you are or how diligently you train your fingers, finger tweaks can happen. Finger pulley strains are by far the most common of these, but that doesn't mean we just [...]

By |2018-12-21T11:03:54+00:00December 21st, 2018|0 Comments

Mina Leslie-Wujastyk: Cellar Training Culture in the UK

In most cities around the US, modern climbing gyms are opening left and right. These gyms boast tens of thousands of square feet of climbing terrain, training areas, weight rooms, yoga studios, and are even clean and well-lit. Essentially, they [...]

By |2018-11-26T19:38:22+00:00November 26th, 2018|3 Comments

Paige Claassen: How I Trained for Algorithm 5.14d

Paige Claassen is a badass. Period. Having now climbed up to 5.14d/9a sport routes, what can the rest of us really learn from Paige and how she trained to climb her first 5.14d, Algorithm? The answer is A LOT. Today [...]

By |2018-11-09T07:12:58+00:00November 13th, 2018|1 Comment

Sam Elias: Level Up Your Mental Game – 6 Books

It's easy to say a lot of climbing is mental. However, improving your mental game isn't as easy or straightforward. Just like training your fingers or improving your technique, improving your mental game takes deliberate and consistent hard work. What [...]

By |2018-10-17T15:08:16+00:00October 18th, 2018|1 Comment

Alex Stiger: How I Trained for Tomb Raider 5.13d

Our main goal with the How I Trained For series is to showcase how actual climbers trained to complete their goals. Everyone has different strengths and weaknesses. This means everyone has different training needs, and successful training programs reflect these individual concerns. Additionally, [...]

By |2018-12-17T12:31:20+00:00October 4th, 2018|7 Comments