Beast Fingers: Optimizing Muscular Strength-to-Weight Ratios in Rock Climbing

This past summer we shared a study our friends at Beast Fingers were doing on strength-to-weight ratios in rock climbing and asked you to help them out and participate. Well, the Beast Fingers team has completed their study and made [...]

By | 2018-04-24T15:16:27+00:00 April 24th, 2018|0 Comments

Climb Strong: Understanding Training Notation

We are getting better and better at training for climbing. For climbers looking to improve through systematic training, there are lots of resources available and more and more coaches writing quality training programs. However, if you are going to benefit [...]

By | 2018-03-30T09:15:19+00:00 March 30th, 2018|0 Comments

Natasha Barnes: Concepts for Managing Training Stress in Climbing

At this point, we should all know that improving at climbing requires us to train hard, but also give ourselves enough time to recover from the stress of that training. Chiropractor and sports injury rehabilitation specialist Natasha Barnes recently wrote an article [...]

By | 2018-03-28T09:22:52+00:00 March 28th, 2018|0 Comments

Michaela Tracy: Training – Enough is Enough

Recently we posted an article by Natasha Barnes about the stress/recovery/adaptation cycle and its role in training for climbing. The gist of Natasha's article is that if we want our training to make us stronger, we need to give our [...]

By | 2018-03-19T11:11:36+00:00 March 19th, 2018|1 Comment

Climb Strong: How Hard Do You Try?

Most of us feel like we try hard in our climbing. But how hard do you try? Are you really giving 100% or are you staying somewhere in your comfort zone? Questioning how hard you try isn't a comfortable thing. [...]

By | 2018-03-09T09:09:38+00:00 March 9th, 2018|1 Comment

Integrated Strength Workouts with Butora and Gnarly Nutrition

There's a lot of training information out there. We're fully guilty of adding to it. Having all this information is great, but it can be hard to know how to put it all together into effective workouts and more importantly [...]

By | 2018-03-08T16:07:35+00:00 March 8th, 2018|4 Comments

Climbing Training Seminar with Steve Bechtel and Neely Quinn

If you take your climbing training seriously (or your clients') and you feel like you just can't get enough information about it by reading and watching videos, then it might be time for you to invest in more hands-on learning. [...]

By | 2018-02-16T12:43:52+00:00 February 13th, 2018|0 Comments

How to Train Power without a Campus Board

One of the most common questions we get here at TrainingBeta is what people should substitute into their training when they don't have access to a campus board. Before we talk about what other types of training can take the place [...]

By | 2017-12-20T09:01:44+00:00 December 20th, 2017|0 Comments