Endurance Training with Alex Barrows

If you are looking to improve your roped climbing whether sport climbing or trad climbing, endurance training and power endurance training are of the upmost importance.  Fortunately, there are ways to train endurance that do not require a partner and doing [...]

By |2017-09-18T06:44:15+00:00August 20th, 2015|0 Comments

Training for Action Directe Part II

A couple of months ago we posted a video of Luzan Matyas training specifically for an attempt to red point the world famous Action Directe 9a/5.14d.  In this video, he has reconstructed the route in three section even crafting replica holds [...]

By |2017-09-18T06:44:25+00:00August 1st, 2015|1 Comment

Rest Day Shoulder Workout

If I had to guess, I'd say most of us are guilty of trying to ignore nagging injuries. Maybe not even injuries, but those climbing body parts that don't feel always 100%, minor tweaks and pains say, that you hope [...]

By |2017-09-18T06:44:48+00:00July 12th, 2015|0 Comments

Campusing, Part 4: Programming

This is a repost of the 4th part in a series of campusing articles from Kris Hampton's site, powercompanyclimbing.com. Kris is not only a great climber who really knows his stuff, but also the author of our 8-Week Endurance Training Program. Here, he talks [...]

By |2017-12-14T12:56:11+00:00June 20th, 2015|0 Comments

Dynamic Climbing Warm-Up

This is a video from Dr. Jared Vagy (of theclimbingdoctor.com) about a new climbing specific warm-up that takes less than 10 minutes! Starring in this video is Jonathan Siegrist (J-Star), demonstrating this new dynamic climbing warm-up. "Dynamic stretching is when [...]

By |2015-06-06T08:34:44+00:00June 6th, 2015|0 Comments