Steve Bechtel – Hangboarding for the Longterm

One thing that has been scientifically proven is that improved finger strength correlates directly to improved climbing performance.  With our current understanding of how to train for rock climbing just barely entering the scientific arena, having such a direct correlation [...]

By | February 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Hang Right – Part II: Elbow Pain in Climbers

In a recent TrainingBeta Podcast episode, Neely spoke with climber and physical therapist Esther Smith specifically about elbow pain.  In their talk, they covered exactly what can cause elbow pain, what climbers can do to treat their conditions, and what [...]

By | February 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Training Women For Upper-Body and Core Strength

For many female climbers, upper-body and core strength can be weaknesses that affect climbing performance.  Obviously, with climbing being a sport that revolves around strength to weight ratio, addressing any weaknesses in upper-body and core strength is important for any [...]

By | February 15th, 2017|3 Comments

Lattice Training: Power Endurance

When it comes to route climbing, one of the most important attributes to train is power endurance.  Having good power endurance (PE) allows you to make it through long sections of difficult climbing and make it to the next rest [...]

By | February 12th, 2017|0 Comments

New Finger Training Programs!

One thing we've been missing from our arsenal of training tools has been a clear, concise training program for JUST training finger strength. While our other programs have finger training in them, we needed something that was more focused. If [...]

By | February 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Increasing Your Power with Climbing Magazine

Increasing your power level is one of the hardest to get right and most intense forms of climbing training.  However, while strength is still the basis of hard rock climbing, power is an extremely important feature that must be trained. [...]

By | February 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Lattice Training: TRX and Rings

When it comes to training, we love to focus on the flashy parts of training like improving our personal best on the campus board or working on being able to do lots of one-arm pull ups.  While these exercises certainly [...]

By | January 31st, 2017|0 Comments

How to Get Stronger Fingers

As training becomes more popular, climbers are becoming increasingly focused on trying to get stronger fingers.  However, even as we learn more about exactly what effective climbing training looks like, hangboarding consistently proves to be the best way to improve [...]

By | January 29th, 2017|0 Comments