Learn the Deadlift
In this post, I will outline 5 easy steps that will help learn or improve your deadlift. If you want to develop your posterior chain, strengthen your core and build foundational strength that will change your climbing, read on!
Heel Hook Injury
Here I tackle some myths and truths about strength training for climbers. The TLDR: Strength training is a safe and effective way to increase performance, reduce the risk of injury for athletes without causing weight gain and a potent way to improve certain health markers for the general population.
In this article, I will discuss the anatomy and mechanisms of a heel hook hamstring injury and a very general approach to rehabbing this type of climbing injury.
In this post I will discuss what the basic structure of a potential program might look like if we applied some of the ideas we have talked about previously.
Training, optimizing performance, recovering from and preventing injuries. Climbers and coaches need to learn more about appropriately managing training stress for the individual athlete.
The General Adaptation Syndrome is a concept discovered by Hans Selye that is used when designing ALL smart training programs. You apply stress, you then recover from that stress resulting in a beneficial adaptation.