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From Bouldering to Route Climbing Part 2: Training Details

Matt Pincus here today with the next installment in my series of how I transitioned from exclusively bouldering to route climbing as well. This one is all about the changes I made to my training to [...]

By | May 9th, 2017|

Eric Hörst: Reducing Risk of Growth Plate Fractures in Youth Climbers

As rock climbing continues to grow in popularity, one of the best features of this growth is increased opportunities for youth climbers.  Climbing is an amazing sport for developing both physical and mental skills that [...]

By | May 8th, 2017|

Transcript Highlight: Will Anglin on Training Efficiency

With all the training information out there on training for climbing, it'a easy to learn what exercises you should be doing and how to do them properly.  The real question, however, is how to design [...]

By | May 6th, 2017|

LIFT Protein Muffins Review

When it comes to fueling your climbing, real, unprocessed food is always the best.  However, preparing good-tasting, nutritious food for yourself can be time consuming and difficult, especially when you are traveling.  It's in times [...]

By | May 5th, 2017|

3 Common Nutrition Mistakes Climbers Make

Whether we like it or not, the things we eat and drink have a direct impact on our health, our mood, and our climbing performance. It's not always easy to know what to put in your mouth [...]

By | May 3rd, 2017|

Mercedes Pollmeier – Campus Board Basics Video

Ever since the campus board was first developed by legendary German climber Wolfgang Güllich it has been a valuable training tool for developing contact strength and power.  However, while campusing can produce huge gains, it [...]

By | May 2nd, 2017|

Caffeine and Climbing – Climbing Nutrition

Whether you choose coffee or tea, a large portion of the population starts their days with a dose of caffeine.  While there isn't anything necessarily wrong with this, as dedicated climbers it's worth looking at [...]

By | May 1st, 2017|

Route Climbing Training: Free Workout

When it comes to training for routes, most people think that endurance and power endurance are the most important facets to train.  However, while they are certainly important, strength is the basis of hard climbing. [...]

By | April 30th, 2017|