20 Min Endurance Workout

No matter how dedicated you are to climbing, sometimes "real life" time commitments can cut into the amount of time you can devote to training.  The good news, however, is that as we learn more [...]

By | January 20th, 2017|

5 Must Do Yoga Poses for Climbers

As climbers, we are obsessed with getting stronger in an effort to improve our performance outdoors.  While this will always be the goal, it puts a lot of strain on our bodies and can quickly [...]

By | January 18th, 2017|

Mark Anderson Advanced Endurance Training

When it comes to training endurance for long sport routes, one of the most effective strategies is performing power endurance circuits with set rest times.  This kind of high end or advanced endurance training is [...]

By | January 15th, 2017|

Chris Weidner on Mental Toughness

Most of the articles we post on this blog are about how we can train our physical abilities to improve our climbing performance.  While this is certainly a big part of improving at climbing, it [...]

By | January 13th, 2017|

Preventing Ankle Sprains

Spend any time bouldering and eventually you'll land awkwardly and roll an ankle.  This fall can definitely result in a sprained or even broken ankle.  However, just like any climbing injury, there is injury prevention [...]

By | January 10th, 2017|

Complete Core Training with Eric Hörst

When most people talk about a strong core, they immediately think of six pack abs and unending sets of sit ups.  However, training a complete core for climbing requires strengthening all the muscles between the [...]

By | January 6th, 2017|

Hangboarding for Endurance

It is commonly understood that hangboarding is the best method for improving finger strength.  However, if you are in a bind and have enough motivation, hangboards can be used to train everything from power endurance [...]

By | January 3rd, 2017|

Natasha Barnes – Barbell Overhead Press

One of the most important rules of training for climbing is that the worst kind of training is the training the gets you injured.  However, an unfortunate reality of climbing is that it is really [...]

By | December 31st, 2016|