Pushing Past Your Training Plateau

How long has it been since you noticed a real improvement in your climbing? If ...

Spinal Mobility

  Standing at the base of a steep route at your gym, you scan ...

How To Onsight

  In 2013, Germany’s Alex Megos made history by claiming the world’s hardest onsight—Estado ...

Climbing Literacy – Get Better Instantly by Reading Routes

  When it comes to route reading, many climbers don’t. Instead, they simply leap on ...

Endurance Training Tips for Winter

Climbers tend to drift into a routine, and ignore those extra training principles that can ...

Mental Training Made Simple

Many climbers shy away from the subject of mental training, partly because the benefits can ...

The Performance Diet: Use Science to Improve Your Climbing

  Waffles. Eating a big stack of waffles for breakfast just before climbing at ...

Build Bigger Biceps

  Struggling to reel in that undercling? You may want to work on those ...

Five Yoga-Inspired Exercises

  Climbing doesn’t involve as much repetitive motion as sports such as running or ...

One-Hour Workouts

  Don’t despair! If you only have an hour to train, welcome to the ...

Five Simple Exercises For Better Footwork

  Struggling to nab tricky heel hooks? Or feeling like you can’t toe-in on ...

Five Recipes For The Crag

  When planning a trip, it’s easy to select crags, pick routes and remember ...

Everything Tastes Better Than Skinny Feels

  “Gabbs, you look kind of yellow.” I’d rolled my eyes, “No I don’t.” ...

Caffeine Crushing

  Caffeine is probably one of the most widely used drugs. It’s common to ...

Front Lever Progression For Climbers

  Front levers are great core exercises and very useful for roof climbing. Don’t ...

Training While Injured

Managing a climbing injury is tough. When it comes to major injuries, everyone knows that ...

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 ...

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