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Climb Strong: Don’t Try to Get Tired…

Summer is fully underway.  While we hope you are getting outside and climbing as much as possible, fall is just around the corner and it's time to start thinking about training for it if you [...]

By | July 5th, 2017|

Transcript Highlight: Daniel Woods on Training for Routes

I know what you're thinking.  Daniel Woods is a boulderer.  Why should I listen to him about training for sport climbs?  Well, the simple answer is that while Daniel is best know for being one [...]

By | June 30th, 2017|

Beast Fingers Strength-to-Weight Ratio Study

Our friends at Beast Fingers Climbing are conducting research and need your help!  Essentially, Beast Fingers, makers of the Grippul, are studying strength-to-weight ratio in climbers and they need more participants. When you compare training [...]

By | June 30th, 2017|

Adam Ondra Training Series – EpicTV

Adam Ondra is a climber who needs no introduction.  He has established and repeated the world's hardest climbs on everything from sport routes, to boulders, to the Dawn Wall. While Adam may seem like a purely [...]

By | June 28th, 2017|

Midwest Training for Climbing Conference

Training for climbing is exploding in popularity.  As a result, there's more information available about how to improve your climbing than ever before.  Unfortunately, knowing individual training techniques doesn't mean you have the full picture.  This [...]

By | June 27th, 2017|

Steve Bechtel: Power vs Strength

In his most recent TrainingBeta Podcast, climbing trainer and coach Steve Bechtel talks extensively about how to design your own training program.  Ultimately, a lot of his and Neely's discussion revolves around how using a nonlinear [...]

By | June 23rd, 2017|

Treadwall Training with Climbing Magazine

Training routes in a climbing gym can be tricky.  Even putting aside other hurdles like crowds, the main reason for this is that you need a partner to belay you.  While this may not seem [...]

By | June 20th, 2017|

Finger Strength: Free Beginner Hangboard Workout

When it comes to the physical side of training for climbing, the most important thing to focus on is training finger strength.  Not only is it central to improving performance, but it also takes the longest [...]

By | June 19th, 2017|