Natasha Barnes: Concepts for Managing Training Stress in Climbing

At this point, we should all know that improving at climbing requires us to train hard, but also give ourselves enough time to recover from the stress of that training. Chiropractor and sports injury rehabilitation specialist Natasha Barnes recently wrote an article [...]

By | 2018-03-28T09:22:52+00:00 March 28th, 2018|0 Comments

Michaela Tracy: Training – Enough is Enough

Recently we posted an article by Natasha Barnes about the stress/recovery/adaptation cycle and its role in training for climbing. The gist of Natasha's article is that if we want our training to make us stronger, we need to give our [...]

By | 2018-03-19T11:11:36+00:00 March 19th, 2018|1 Comment

Route Climbing Training: Free Endurance Workout

Winter is coming to an end and spring is right around the corner. For many of us, this means it's almost outdoor route climbing season. Whether you've spent your winter bouldering or training, chances are you're due for an endurance tune-up. [...]

By | 2018-03-16T16:13:13+00:00 March 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Natasha Barnes: Stress/Recovery/Adaptation Cycle and Climbing

Overuse injuries are a common problem in climbers. We all want to get stronger, climb every day, reach our goals, and continue progressing through the grades. However, the problem is for most of us our psyche and desire to climb [...]

By | 2018-03-14T08:42:09+00:00 March 14th, 2018|0 Comments

Climb Strong: How Hard Do You Try?

Most of us feel like we try hard in our climbing. But how hard do you try? Are you really giving 100% or are you staying somewhere in your comfort zone? Questioning how hard you try isn't a comfortable thing. [...]

By | 2018-03-09T09:09:38+00:00 March 9th, 2018|1 Comment

Integrated Strength Workouts with Butora and Gnarly Nutrition

There's a lot of training information out there. We're fully guilty of adding to it. Having all this information is great, but it can be hard to know how to put it all together into effective workouts and more importantly [...]

By | 2018-03-08T16:07:35+00:00 March 8th, 2018|4 Comments

Transcript Highlight: Joshua Rucci on Resting

Most of us want to climb all the time. While there's obviously nothing wrong with loving climbing, we can't do it every day. Resting is important. Whether we are on a trip or simply motivated to train, we tend to [...]

By | 2018-03-05T08:25:31+00:00 March 5th, 2018|0 Comments

Rock and Ice – Heel Hook Exercises

When used properly, a heel hook is a great technique for using your legs to take some weight off your hands. Solid heel hooks can make even the worst hand holds usable as they can take the majority of your [...]

By | 2018-02-23T08:44:23+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|0 Comments