Steve Bechtel – Hangboarding for the Longterm

One thing that has been scientifically proven is that improved finger strength correlates directly to improved climbing performance.  With our current understanding of how to train for rock climbing just barely entering the scientific arena, having such a direct correlation [...]

By | February 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Bouldering Open Nationals Interviews 2017

In case you missed it, the 2017 US Bouldering Open Nationals were held February 3rd and 4th at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, UT.  All the competitors put on an amazing show that finished with Alex [...]

By | February 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Training Women For Upper-Body and Core Strength

For many female climbers, upper-body and core strength can be weaknesses that affect climbing performance.  Obviously, with climbing being a sport that revolves around strength to weight ratio, addressing any weaknesses in upper-body and core strength is important for any [...]

By | February 15th, 2017|3 Comments

New Finger Training Programs!

One thing we've been missing from our arsenal of training tools has been a clear, concise training program for JUST training finger strength. While our other programs have finger training in them, we needed something that was more focused. If [...]

By | February 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Increasing Your Power with Climbing Magazine

Increasing your power level is one of the hardest to get right and most intense forms of climbing training.  However, while strength is still the basis of hard rock climbing, power is an extremely important feature that must be trained. [...]

By | February 8th, 2017|0 Comments

How to Get Stronger Fingers

As training becomes more popular, climbers are becoming increasingly focused on trying to get stronger fingers.  However, even as we learn more about exactly what effective climbing training looks like, hangboarding consistently proves to be the best way to improve [...]

By | January 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Complete Core Training with Eric Hörst

When most people talk about a strong core, they immediately think of six pack abs and unending sets of sit ups.  However, training a complete core for climbing requires strengthening all the muscles between the shoulders and hips on both [...]

By | January 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Natasha Barnes – Barbell Overhead Press

One of the most important rules of training for climbing is that the worst kind of training is the training the gets you injured.  However, an unfortunate reality of climbing is that it is really hard on our shoulders.  All [...]

By | December 31st, 2016|1 Comment