How To Warm Up Properly For Climbing

  A few cursory arm swings—nothing to get the heart and lungs working. A few ...

Is Lightweight the Right Weight?

  My teenage son is belaying me on a route I keep getting stuck ...

Tricep Exercises for Climbers

  Triceps are the long muscles on the back of your upper arm. They ...

When the Holds Get Far Apart, the Small Start Jumping

  Ever since I began to climb, I’ve had to figure out my own methods and ...

Five Counterintuitive Climbing Tips For Rock Climbing

  Anyone can hit the campus board and get strong, but a truly skilled climber ...

Improve Your Moves

Oh no! Here we go again! You styled the lower section but as you enter ...

Boost Your Immune System, Fast!

  As a pandemic sweeps the world, it is especially crucial that we take ...

How to Heel Hook

  Heel hooking is one of those magic, get-sh*t-done maneuvers that can make a ...

Maximizing a Small Home Wall

  Can you outline a training regimen for the home-wall climber? —Julian Katz | Saint Louis, ...

Squeeze My Hand – The Gym Fall That Almost Cost an Arm

  I smiled as the familiar scent of chalk and climbing rubber greeted me. After ...

Five Tips for Tackling Dynos

I have spent almost my entire life climbing in gyms and am very comfortable ...

Transitioning from Gym to Crag

  No matter how many hours you put in at the gym, the first few early-season ...

Comp-Day Food Planning

OK, you’ve just done your first day of climbing. Hours of iso and multiple ...

Gear Review: WristWidget

MSRP: $29 Buy here.   Effective, convenient and …. velcro? The WristWidget is a ...

Six Pro Climbers with Sick Home Walls

  For many of us, gyms and crags are wholly off limits until this ...

Challenges For Climbers To Try At Home

  Canadian comp climber Allison Vest attempts a feat of flexibly! Be careful while ...

The No-Bull Guide to Protein

  Yes—we all know increasing strength in a specific muscle group requires specific exercises. ...

Boost Power With Eccentric Training

  There’s a lot of hype about eccentric strength training. What are the benefits ...

Five Home Workouts From Five Female Pros

  Everything from the NBA season to the Olympics have been postponed due to ...

The Best Apps to Help You Optimize Your Climb

  Enter the doors of your local climbing gym, and you’ll see climbers jumping ...

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