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

Eric Hörst: 4 Pull-Up Variations

There's a lot more that goes into climbing well than simply our ability to pull with our upper body. That being said, climbing does have upper body strength requirements. As a result, we should practice climbing technique, but in our training, [...]

By | 2018-02-11T16:02:34+00:00 February 11th, 2018|0 Comments

Climb Strong: Developing General Grip Strength

More and more climbers are learning about the benefits of general strength training. That's why you see climbers deadlifting, squatting, and swinging kettlebells. These climbers are doing it right. Training general strength helps climbers become more well-rounded, durable athletes. However, when [...]

By | 2018-02-05T14:33:32+00:00 February 5th, 2018|0 Comments

Route Climbing Training: Cross Training and Mobility Workout

An unfortunate reality in climbing is that we are often limited by our skin. However, just because our skin is worn out and our fingers have had enough doesn't mean we can't still do some quality training. In fact, there [...]

By | 2018-02-02T18:17:48+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Lattice Training: Core Training Video

The fact that core strength is important for climbing performance is no secret. A strong core allows us to create body tension and lets us transfer weight to our feet when climbing on overhanging terrain. Core training should be a staple [...]

By | 2018-01-16T12:47:28+00:00 January 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Bouldering Training: Free Strength Training Workout

Bouldering, like all climbing, requires really strong fingers.  Any training program that doesn't have a central finger strength component is missing the mark.  Additionally, the time you spend training finger strength is a great time to fit in a full-body strength [...]

By | 2017-12-06T12:18:32+00:00 December 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Dave MacLeod: Edge Hangboard and How-To Hangboard Video

Now I know what you're thinking, another article on hangboarding?  We all know finger strength is important and hangboarding is the best way to train it - so haven't we pretty much covered it? Well, those are fair questions.  Unfortunately, while [...]

By | 2017-12-05T08:39:18+00:00 December 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Climb Strong: Advances in Core Training

We all know that having a strong core is important for climbing.  However, with all the core exercises out there, it can be hard to tell exactly what's going to be the most effective core training for climbing. To provide some [...]

By | 2017-12-01T09:37:08+00:00 December 1st, 2017|0 Comments