Monthly Archives: May 2012

Good Climbing Foods

Today I will continue my Saturday series on a healthy diet for rock climbers.  I found this article on Urban Climbing, and it pretty much sums up the best diet for a climber. Rock climbing is definitely an intensive sport … Continue reading

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Grades… An Ongoing Debate

Today’s Thursday Thoughts!  Here’s the quote for today by Ralph Waldo Emerson: Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail. Super inspiring… I need to remember this every time I really blow … Continue reading

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Core, Shoulders, and Grip Strength Workout

Sorry I never posted yesterday!  It was one of those crazy days when nothing gets done… but I will post double today to make up for it.  I am continuing on my never-ending quest for the perfect workout, and today … Continue reading

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Climbing Drills: Focus and Footwork

Today’s Tuesday Training will cover two drills, one mental, the other technical.  First is the focus drill, recorded by Eric Horst in his book, Training for Climbing.  This focus drill may seem rather strange at first glance, but the distracted … Continue reading

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Earth Treks Roc Comp

Today is Monday Movies!  This video is the women’s highlights from an Earth Treks pro bouldering comp in 2010, when Alex Puccio and Alex Johnson fought for first place.  Enjoy!

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2012 Sport Climbing Regionals

Here’s Saturday Statistics… on a Sunday!  I’m sorry that I’m posting a day late, but I do have a good excuse.  I was at the 2012 SCS Regionals yesterday in Raleigh, North Carolina!  This was my first regional competition ever, … Continue reading

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A Climber’s Diet

Hello everyone!  Today’s the first Friday Facts!  On this day, I will post climbing lingo and health tips.  This Friday, the climbing word of today is a frog step, found on abc-of-rockclimbing.com: Frog Step A frontal body position in which … Continue reading

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Stay Psyched…

It’s time for Thursday Thoughts! I love inspiring quotes, and here is one of my favorites, found on Andy Cutler’s blog: “No other sport has been so permeated with this word: psyched. Your little sister does not get psyched for … Continue reading

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The V13 Workout

Hello everyone!  Today I will post a Wednesday Workout.  Wednesday posts are all about the physical aspect of climbing, and each Wednesday I will post some type of PT (physical training) session for you to do.  I have been experimenting … Continue reading

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Visualization and the Drop Knee Technique

Hiya! Today is Tuesday Training! Before I move on to today’s subject, I want to tell you why I post on what I do on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in particular. I learned that climbing is made up of three different … Continue reading

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