Will Anglin – SKIN!

No matter how much you train or how strong you are, an unfortunate reality of rock climbing is that your skin will often wear out before your muscles.  While there is really nothing that can be done to prevent this, [...]

By | June 24th, 2016|0 Comments

Hand & Skin Care for Rock Climbing

An unfortunate reality of rock climbing is that it is extremely hard on your skin.  Often times sessions on your projects have to come to grinding halts long before your muscles and fingers are actually fatigued due to your skin [...]

By | April 12th, 2016|0 Comments

Butora Acro Climbing Shoe Review

As climbers, we all know the importance of having a high-performance climbing shoe if you are really looking to push your limits.  Using an aggressive shoe (or really any performance shoe suited to the climb you are getting on) allows [...]

By | March 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Evening Sends – 5 Recovery Tools Every Climber Should Have

As climbers we spend a lot of time talking about and really obsessing over everything that could possibly give us an edge.  However, while we are really concerned with details like how many sets we should be doing on the [...]

By | November 29th, 2015|0 Comments

Power Endurance Program Testimonial

Here at Training Beta we love seeing climbing improvement.  Its why we train hard ourselves and why we work hard to provide you with as much quality training information as possible. Today we wanted to share with you an email [...]

By | August 6th, 2015|0 Comments

Easy-To-Make Pinch Strength Trainer

Here at Training Beta we are pretty big fans of training finger strength and spend plenty of time on hangboards.  However, we are always looking for new devices and ways to train. Training Beta reader Morgan May got in touch [...]

By | July 23rd, 2015|3 Comments

Adam Ondra Pinch Strength Training Device

Are you feeling a bit weak on pinches?  Check out the new Adam Ondra pinch strength training device he developed in cooperation with the Czech company A Muerte called Adam's Claspers. "Special hanging training plates - you can use them when traveling [...]

By | June 27th, 2015|1 Comment

Original Hueco Board and bäm! Board

"Rob Candelaria was one of the first climbers to create a finger strength training tool for climbing. This video gives a little history behind what was likely the first hangboard before diving into a twist on hangboarding based on scientific [...]

By | May 17th, 2015|0 Comments