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.

Transitioning from Gym to Crag

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

Boost Power With Eccentric Training

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

The Secrets of Warming Up

  I understand the importance of getting pumped as part of your warm-up for ...

Out Of The Shadows

  Climbing offers lifelong benefits for young people. It builds strong bodies, self-confidence and ...

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 ...

Planning a Year’s Climbing

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

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