Top 5 Route Climbing Articles

Route climbing has its own unique set of techniques, strategies, and training considerations. At times, route climbing can often feel casual. Afterall, a day at the crag doing routes well within your ability is simple enough and downright fun. However, [...]

By |2018-05-28T14:58:59+00:00May 28th, 2018|1 Comment

Top 5 Bouldering Articles

Bouldering: it sounds so simple. Grab your shoes, some chalk, and a crashpad and you're good to go. Sure, you can have a fun and enjoyable bouldering session with just those three things. However, things get much more complicated when [...]

By |2018-05-14T14:34:20+00:00May 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Top 5 Projecting Articles

Whether you're a sport climber, a boulder, or a trad climber, climbing your hardest is going to require projecting. Although projecting looks a little different on routes and boulders, the most important thing to remember is that it's both a [...]

By |2018-04-03T11:34:51+00:00April 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

Top 5 Fear of Falling Articles

The fear of falling is probably the single thing that holds more climbers back than anything else - more than finger strength and more than poor technique. When people first start climbing, their fear of falling can be overwhelming. This [...]

By |2018-02-25T17:24:16+00:00February 25th, 2018|2 Comments

Top 5 TrainingBeta Blog Posts of 2017

Well, 2017 is almost in the books. We hope your year has been full of lots of time climbing with good friends and, of course, lots of sending! To wrap up 2017, here are the top 5 TrainingBeta Blog Post [...]

By |2018-01-02T11:32:54+00:00December 30th, 2017|2 Comments

Top 5 Strength Training Articles

Strength is the basis of hard rock climbing.  If you aren't strong enough for a climb, no amount of endurance is going to get you to the chains. Now, when it comes to rock climbing, we all know that finger [...]

By |2017-11-30T09:48:32+00:00November 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Top 5 Injury Prevention Articles

Rock climbing and training for climbing is hard on our bodies.  An unfortunate fact is that if you do it long enough chances are you are going to get injured.  However, another fact is that through effective injury prevention work [...]

By |2017-10-08T16:28:16+00:00October 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Top 5 Endurance Training Articles

Climbing long routes requires endurance.  When most climbers hear endurance training, all they think of is cranking out lap after lap on routes in the gym until their forearms give out. However, this kind of endurance training is not only [...]

By |2017-09-18T06:34:58+00:00September 10th, 2017|0 Comments