Neil Gresham

Neil Gresham is a professional climbing coach in the U.K. He writes the Training department for Rock and Ice, and has climbed 8c+, 5.14a X trad, WI 7, and loves deep-water soloing.

Portable Training Rigs

We’ve all been there, bouncing off the walls on a work or family trip ...

Five Ways to Get Better Without Training

No one can sustain the effort or enthusiasm for training indefinitely, nor should you ...

Training with Straps

While climbers may acknowledge the value of non- climbing exercises such as pumping iron ...

Eat Fat, Climb Harder

Sports nutrition has evolved in quantum leaps in the last decade, with entire changes ...

Planning a Year’s Climbing

The concept of pacing yourself for an entire year’s climbing can be daunting—most of ...

Training to Sustain Energy Levels

You know how climbing is: less about how hard you pull than how long ...

Simulation Training

If you can do all the moves on a project, it’s usually just a ...

Hangboarding for Endurance

For training endurance, climbing gyms are the default setting. The standard procedures of lapping ...

Grip Trainers

Sure, the best way to train for climbing is still to go climbing, or ...

Redpointing Tips

Redpointing is one of the most stressful head games in climbing, imbuing in each ...