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.

Pushing Past Your Training Plateau

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

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 ...

One-Hour Workouts

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

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 ...

Five Counterintuitive Climbing Tips For Rock Climbing

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

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