Staying Climbing Fit While Staying at Home

  Over the last few weeks, the quarantine has taken a toll on our ...

Challenges For Climbers To Try At Home

  Canadian comp climber Allison Vest attempts a feat of flexibly! Be careful while ...

The No-Bull Guide to Protein

  Yes—we all know increasing strength in a specific muscle group requires specific exercises. ...

Boost Power With Eccentric Training

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

Five Home Workouts From Five Female Pros

  Everything from the NBA season to the Olympics have been postponed due to ...

The Best Apps to Help You Optimize Your Climb

  Enter the doors of your local climbing gym, and you’ll see climbers jumping ...

How to Build a Home Climbing Wall

  There is no more effective way to improve at rock climbing than to have ...

Eat Carbs and Climb Harder

  Lower body fat = better climbing. It’s an equation that’s been around since ...

Nutrition for Indoor Climbing

There is a void in climbing nutrition information that leaves climbers searching aimlessly for ...

The Secrets of Warming Up

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

5 Reasons Why You’re Low on Energy

  The alpenglow paints the western horizon. You arrive at the crag. The crisp ...

Injury-Free Boarding: 14 Training Tips to Save Your Fingers

  Campus boards and hang boards are great tools but the risk of injury is ...

Overcome Anxiety and Send!

I want to climb my first 5.13a but I keep getting bouted by the ...

Michaela Kiersch: Setting Goals

A large goal of mine this year was to send Necessary Evil (5.14c), an infamous route with ...

More Power! A Woman’s Guide to Bouldering Strength

  When I began climbing, my style could aptly be called The Sloth. I climbed ...

Winter Workouts – Get Fit with Interval Training

  The gym season is here. Time to ask: Am I getting the best returns ...

What to Eat to Crush Your Comp

  Joe is working a tricky boulder problem during a comp. He’s already climbed ...

Out Of The Shadows

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

Speed Climbing 101

Have you ever walked into your local gym and noticed that tall, gray wall ...

PUC Training: Working with Patxi Usobiaga

  My forearms felt like they were ready to burst open like over-cooked tomatoes. ...

Coming Up In The Ranks

  It finally happened—climbing is in the Olympics! Upgrade to a van and stake ...

Planks Are For Everyone

  Begin by trying to hold each pose for 30 seconds. Work your way up ...

Perching and the Science of Learning Movement

Ever run across someone recommending you “work on your technique?” It’s kind of a catch-all, ...