Evening Sends: Climbing Mobility with Kelly Starrett

With all the talk in the training community about injury prevention, it can seem like overuse injuries are the inevitable outcome of hard climbing and training.  However, this attitude is missing the most important part of injury prevention and that's [...]

By | May 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Route Setting to Prevent Injury with Chris Danielson

When it comes to climbing and especially to training, climbers are spending more and more of their time climbing in indoor gyms.  While gyms are the perfect place to hone your skills, there are some important differences between indoor and [...]

By | May 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Dr. Jared Vagy: Using a Luggage Scale to Quantify Strength

If you have ever been injured, you know that one of the most frustrating parts is not knowing if you are gaining strength and progressing in your recovery.  The reason for this is that it can be very difficult to [...]

By | May 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Eric Hörst: Reducing Risk of Growth Plate Fractures in Youth Climbers

As rock climbing continues to grow in popularity, one of the best features of this growth is increased opportunities for youth climbers.  Climbing is an amazing sport for developing both physical and mental skills that have positive effects on youth's [...]

By | May 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Dr. Jared Vagy – Avoid Rotator Cuff Strains

All the training in the world isn't going to get you up your project if you are always injured.  While it is important to keep up with your injury prevention and mobility work, this isn't going to prevent injuries altogether. [...]

By | April 18th, 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

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

Uzo Ehiogu: Wrist Pain and Climbing

An unfortunate reality in climbing is that it puts a lot of strain on our bodies which means there are lots of ways for us to injure ourselves.  While finger, elbow, and shoulder injuries are the most common in climbers, [...]

By | February 22nd, 2017|0 Comments