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Rock Climbing Training 2017-11-02T11:44:44+00:00

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Transcript Highlight: Dr. Jared Vagy on Muscle Activation Exercises

While we have definitely learned a lot about how to effectively train for climbing, from a sports science perspective, climbing is still far behind lots of other mainstream sports. We can't catch up overnight (research [...]

By | December 26th, 2017|

How to Train Power without a Campus Board

One of the most common questions we get here at TrainingBeta is what people should substitute into their training when they don't have access to a campus board. Before we talk about what other types of [...]

By | December 20th, 2017|

Evening Sends – Will Protein Supplements Make Me Too Bulky to Climb?

As climbers, we all want to get stronger, but we also want to stay light and lean. Attempting to balance these desires has made climbers look at main-stream exercises supplements, like protein shakes, with some [...]

By | December 17th, 2017|

Climb Strong: Recovery Training

Most climbers know that climbing or training every day is a quick way to end up burned out and injured. Our bodies need rest to recover from training sessions and days out climbing. However, calling days [...]

By | December 15th, 2017|

Preparing to Try Hard Part 1: Isometric Testing and P.A.P. for Coaches

With training, we take certain things for granted and think they are so basic they don't need to be spelled out. The best example of this would be thinking that when lifting weights we actually [...]

By | December 11th, 2017|

Climbing Magazine: 7 Stretches for Climbing Road Trips

If you're a dedicated climber, then you've almost definitely driven long distances to climb.  While road trips are exciting and super fun, long periods in the car can leave you feeling stiff, sore, and ready [...]

By | December 8th, 2017|

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 [...]

By | December 6th, 2017|

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 [...]

By | December 5th, 2017|