Endurance Training for Rock Climbers

Endurance Training for Rock Climbers. The concept of periodization involves identifying various training schemes throughout each year of training. This may sound cumbersome and uninteresting at first glance; however, the concept of …

Musculoskeletal Injuries and Rock Climbing

Musculoskeletal Injuries and Rock Climbing. Inherently, rock climbing and the process of training for climbing can lead to injuries in muscle and connective tissue, such as muscle strains, sprains, or even bruises. …

Nutrition and Hydration for Climbing

Nutrition and Hydration for Climbing. Fuel efficiency, especially in the specific muscles used during climbing, is needed for optimal performance. Efficiency means that fat and carbohydrate are plentiful to fuel your climbing …

Common climbing practice

Another common climbing practice, high stepping, requires a climber to bring a foot up to match with a handhold or to gain better footing. To perform this movement, a climber must maintain …

Muscular Fitness, Good Strength

The main ingredient in rock climbing tends to be muscular fitness, encompassing both muscular strength and muscular endurance. Without a high level of muscular fitness, a rock climber will not progress to …

Enter world of rock climbing

The opportunity to enter the world of rock climbing is open to anyone with a penchant for adventure and self-discovery. The act of gliding over natural rock faces or artificial walls is …