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Warming Up With Bands

Warming Up With Bands

Here is some expert advice from Dr Jared Vagy. Warming up is vital for preventing injuries and ensuring your body is ready to climb hard. Using bands is a great way of getting your whole body prepared.    

Correcting Climbers Back by Mani the Monkey

Correcting Climbers Back by Mani the Monkey

How to Prevent / Correct / Fix Climbers Back with 3 Simple Exercises, that can be made progressively harder to suit a broad spectrum of athletes. These are amongst others the most effective ones I picked up over the years,…

How to pee without taking off your climbing harness

How to pee without taking off your climbing harness

Chicks Climbing guide Dawn Glanc demonstrates one of the most crucial skills you need to know as a female climber.  

How to improve quickly for beginners.

How to improve quickly for beginners.

Sharing a Valuable Tip for Progressing in Climbing especially at the Beginner Level.  

Taping Your Hands For Crack Climbing With Nina Caprez

Taping Your Hands For Crack Climbing With Nina Caprez

If you’re planning to climb some cracks, here’s how to protect your hands before the route. More tips on how to climb cracks by the Wide Boyz HERE.  

Clip Like A Pro – 5 Tips from Sasha DiGiulian and Sean McColl

Clip Like A Pro – 5 Tips from Sasha DiGiulian and Sean McColl

Nothing can ruin a hard redpoint faster than blowing a clip. One second you’re flowing through the moves, pushing through the pump and feeling like there’s a chance you might be clipping chains. And then all hell breaks lose as…

How to make a backpack coil

How to make a backpack coil

Julie Ellison, Climbing magazine’s gear editor, shows the best way to make a backpack coil for those days when you’re not carrying a pack.  

How to Find Climbing Partners at the Crag

How to Find Climbing Partners at the Crag

Photo: Andrew Burr I pulled into the parking lot at Smith Rock State Park solo. I had opted not to put out a call for partners on Mountain Project the night before. I wasn’t interested in spending the day checking…

Belay Extensions

Belay Extensions

Improve multi-pitch communication by adjusting belay position   “Off Belay!” “What?” “I said, ‘Off Belay!’” “What?!” This miscommunication between climbers occurs frequently on routes with long or traversing pitches. The best way to prevent these problems is to extend the…

Core Strength Exercises by Eric Horst

Core Strength Exercises by Eric Horst

A strong core is crucial for maintaining tension to execute difficult moves on overhung routes and boulder problems. Climbing coach and author Eric Horst describes five exercises to work your core while Cameron Horst, Eric’s son, demonstrates proper form.  

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