Beta Angel – A New Resource for Climbing Research

As climbing and training become more and more popular, we are learning more and more about what actually works. Think back a couple years ago. We hadn't even reached a consensus on whether or not hangboarding was an effective way [...]

By | 2018-06-27T10:18:52+00:00 June 25th, 2018|0 Comments

Dave MacLeod: Edge Hangboard and How-To Hangboard Video

Now I know what you're thinking, another article on hangboarding?  We all know finger strength is important and hangboarding is the best way to train it - so haven't we pretty much covered it? Well, those are fair questions.  Unfortunately, while [...]

By | 2017-12-05T08:39:18+00:00 December 5th, 2017|0 Comments

EpicTV – Mastermind Mental Training Videos

Most of the time when we talk about training for climbing we are talking about improving our physical abilities.  However, when it comes to actually putting forth a good climbing performance whether outside on your project or in a competition, [...]

By | 2017-11-28T09:16:47+00:00 November 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Rock Rehab Pyramid Videos

Climbing and training places a ton of repetitive strain on our bodies.  Far too many climbers are continually suffering from injuries that make climbing painful, affect performance, and in the worst cases prevent them from climbing all together.  It's with [...]

By | 2017-10-25T08:30:19+00:00 October 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Online Personal Climbing Training with Matt Pincus

We are excited to announce that we are now offering online personal climbing coaching with Matt Pincus! Matt has been a part of TrainingBeta for the past three years as our Content Manager and Social Media Manager, and he's excited to [...]

By | 2017-10-17T09:13:32+00:00 October 17th, 2017|0 Comments

V-Points – A Climbing Tracking App

One of the fundamental principles of training is that it needs to be measurable.  Measuring your training lets you can gradually increase the load to ensure you are continually overloading your system. However, with climbing, getting accurate measurements can be [...]

By | 2017-10-05T18:11:29+00:00 October 5th, 2017|1 Comment

DryPointe Shoe Insert Review

Let's face it. Nobody likes the feeling of strapping on a pair of still-wet-from-yesterday climbing shoes. It's just gross and the ensuing odor can make it rather unpleasant for your climbing partners as well. As it turns out, letting your climbing [...]

By | 2017-10-02T12:29:59+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Black Diamond Rope Review

While any climbing rope from a major manufacturer will keep you safe, not all ropes are equally pleasant to use.  Anyone who has ever dealt with a rope that is prone to twisting, getting stuck, or just doesn't handle well [...]

By | 2017-09-18T06:35:26+00:00 August 8th, 2017|1 Comment