Considerations to Make When Hiking with Back Pain

There are few things more relaxing than a peaceful hike. But a hike with back pain is the furthest thing from relaxing. Back pain is something a lot of people will experience in their lifetime and it’s only gotten worse in recent years. In 2009, researchers at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill found Read more about Considerations to Make When Hiking with Back Pain[…]

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Hangboard Workout Routine – Advanced

So you’re ready to upgrade to the advanced version of the hangboard workout routine? This routine is designed specifically for the climbers who have excelled at both the beginner and intermediate hangboard workout routines. If you are unsure your strength try to read up on the beginner version of this workout to ensure you have Read more about Hangboard Workout Routine – Advanced[…]

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Hangboard Workout Routine – Beginners

The Hangboard is a climber’s best friend. It proves us with power and stamina and comes in a small package that can be mounted to a wall in the house. Nothing is better than a quick after work hangboard workout routine. Most good hangboards have a variety of holds that include jugs, crimps, slopers, and pockets. This Read more about Hangboard Workout Routine – Beginners[…]

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Coffee and Climbing (Does Caffeine Make You Climb Harder?)

There are 3 main ingredients to climbing hard: Caffeine Adrenaline Obsession Out of these 3 ingredients, one requires extreme emotion and determination (Obsession), and one is a chemical that our adrenal glands release as a primal survival instinct (Adrenaline). Luckily for us, the third component can be consumed in a warm cup of coffee in the morning, you Read more about Coffee and Climbing (Does Caffeine Make You Climb Harder?)[…]

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Why Rock Climbers Make Great Ninja Warriors

If you have ever seen the show American Ninja Warrior on NBC, The original ANW Sasuke in Japan, or any of the other obstacle course shows, you know that Rock Climbers usually fair pretty well. This is not at all by coincidence. The obstacles on American Ninja Warrior have many degrees of difficulty, some are so Read more about Why Rock Climbers Make Great Ninja Warriors[…]

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Climbing Supplements – Next Level Training (2017)

Climbing pushes the body to its limit. To get stronger and climb harder you must make sure you are eating healthy and getting proper nutrition. When diet is not enough, supplements can help you get the boost you need. The 3 main things that supplements can help a climber with are: Muscle Stamina Muscle Recovery Read more about Climbing Supplements – Next Level Training (2017)[…]