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Ways to Improve Your Sport Climbing/Bouldering (1): The Warm-Up (EASY)

Ways to Improve Your Sport Climbing/Bouldering (2): The Cool-Down (EASY)

Ways to Improve Your Sport Climbing/Bouldering (3): Breathing (EASY)

Ways to Improve Your Sport Climbing/Bouldering (4): Clipping (EASY)

Ways to Improve Your Sport Climbing/Bouldering (5): Resting (EASY-MEDIUM)

Ways to Improve Your Sport Climbing/Bouldering (6): Promoting and Maximizing Recovery (EASY)

Ways to Improve Your Sport Climbing/Bouldering (7): Using Two Key Training/Exercise Principles – SAID and Overload, Part 1 of 4 (MEDIUM – HARD)

Ways to Improve Your Sport Climbing/Bouldering (7): Using Two Key Training/Exercise Principles – SAID and Overload, Part 2 of 4 (MEDIUM – HARD)

Ways to Improve Your Sport Climbing/Bouldering (7): Using Two Key Training/Exercise Principles – SAID and Overload, Part 3 of 4 (MEDIUM – HARD)

Ways to Improve Your Sport Climbing/Bouldering (7): Using Two Key Training/Exercise Principles – SAID and Overload, Part 4 of 4 (MEDIUM – HARD)

Ways to Improve Your Sport Climbing/Bouldering (8): Strength Training (HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing/Bouldering (9): Building Power, Part 1 (MEDIUM-HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing/Bouldering (9): Building Power, Part 2 (MEDIUM-HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing/Bouldering (9): Building Power, Part 3 (MEDIUM-HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing/Bouldering (9): Building Power, Part 4 (MEDIUM-HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing: (10): Power Endurance, Part 1 (HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (10): Power Endurance, Part 2 (HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (10): Power Endurance, Part 3 (HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (10): Power Endurance, Part 4 (HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (10): Power Endurance, Part 5 (HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (10): Power Endurance, Part 6 (HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (10): Power Endurance, Part 7 (HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (10): Power Endurance, Part 8 (HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (10): Power Endurance, Part 9 (HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (10): Power Endurance, Part 10 (HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (11): Endurance, Part 1 (HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (11): Endurance, Part 2 (HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (11): Endurance, Part 3 (HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (11): Endurance, Part 4 (HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (11): Endurance, Part 5 (HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (11): Endurance, Part 6 (HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (11): Endurance, Part 7 (HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (11): Endurance, Part 8 (HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (11): Endurance, Part 9 (HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (11): Endurance, Part 10 (HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (12): Technique, Part 1 (EASY-HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (12): Technique, Part 2 (EASY-HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (12): Technique, Part 3 (EASY-HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (12): Technique, Part 4 (EASY-HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (12): Technique, Part 5 (EASY-HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (12): Technique, Part 6 (EASY-HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (12): Technique, Part 7 (EASY-HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (12): Technique, Part 8 (EASY-HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (12): Technique, Part 9 (EASY-HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (12): Technique, Part 10 (EASY-HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (13): Tactics, Part 1 (EASY-HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (13): Tactics, Part 2 (EASY)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (13): Tactics, Part 3 (EASY)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (13): Tactics, Part 4 (EASY)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (13): Tactics, Part 5 (MEDIUM)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (13): Tactics, Part 6 (MEDIUM-HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (13): Tactics, Part 7 (MEDIUM-HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (13): Tactics, Part 8 (MEDIUM-HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (13): Tactics, Part 9 (HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (13): Tactics, Part 10 (HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (14): Mental Training, Part 1 (HARD)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (14): Mental Training, Part 2 (HARD) (Fear of Heights/Falling)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (14): Mental Training, Part 3 (HARD)
(Fear of Failure/Success I)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (14): Mental Training, Part 4 (HARD) (Fear of Failure/Success II)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (14): Mental Training, Part 5 (HARD)
(Positive Thinking)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (14): Mental Training, Part 6 (HARD)
(Visualization)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (14): Mental Training, Part 7 (HARD)
(Your Mind on the Climb 1)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (14): Mental Training, Part 8 (HARD)
(Your Mind on the Climb 2)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (14): Mental Training, Part 9 (HARD) (Setting Goals)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (14): Mental Training, Part 10 (HARD) (Cultivating an Ideal Training Mindset)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (15): Injuries, Part 1 (Introduction)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (15): Injuries, Part 2 (EASY-MEDIUM)
(Five General Injury Prevention Tips)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (15): Injuries, Part 3 (MEDIUM-HARD)
(Five More General Injury Prevention Tips)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (15): Injuries, Part 4 (MEDIUM-HARD)
(Overtraining and Overuse Injuries I)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (15): Injuries, Part 5 (MEDIUM-HARD)
(Overtraining and Overuse Injuries II)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (15): Injuries, Part 6 (MEDIUM-HARD)
(Impact & Other Sudden Injuries)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (15): Injuries, Part 7 (MEDIUM-HARD)
(So I’m Injured, Now What? (I) – First Steps)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (15): Injuries, Part 8 (HARD)
(So I’m Injured, Now What? (II) – Physical Training)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (15): Injuries, Part 9 (HARD)
(So I’m Injured, Now What? (III) – Mental and Emotional Challenges)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (15): Injuries, Part 10 (HARD)
Starting Back After an Injury (or Any Break)

One Climber’s Story: Five Injury Case Studies (I)
Case Study One: Finger Injuries

One Climber’s Story: Five Injury Case Studies (II)
Case Study Two: Torn Muscles in Left Armpit Area (2006)

One Climber’s Story: Five Injury Case Studies (III)
Case Study Three: Ankle Busting (2008)

One Climber’s Story: Five Injury Case Studies (IV)
Case Study Four: An Array of Overtraining Incidents and Relatively Mild Overuse Injuries (2008-2012)

One Climber’s Story: Five Injury Case Studies (V)
Case Study Five: Nerve Impingement (2012)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (16): Nutrition and Body Composition, Part 1 (HARD)
Introduction

Move of the Month 1: Eyes on Your Feet (Improve Your Climbing Series)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (16): Nutrition and Body Composition, Part 2 (HARD)
Top 3 Areas of Focus for Sound Athlete Nutrition

Improve Your Sport Climbing (16): Nutrition and Body Composition, Part 3 (HARD)
Optimizing Body Composition and Strength-to-Weight Ratio (1)

Move of the Month 2: Straight-Arming Your Rests (Improve Your Climbing Series)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (16): Nutrition and Body Composition, Part 4 (HARD)
Optimizing Body Composition and Strength-to-Weight Ratio (2)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (16): Nutrition and Body Composition, Part 5 (HARD)
Alcohol and Athletic Performance

Move of the Month 3: The Backstep (Improve Your Climbing Series)

Improve Your Sport Climbing (16): Nutrition and Body Composition Part 6, (HARD)
Supplements

Improve Your Sport Climbing (16): Nutrition and Body Composition, Part 7 (HARD)
Proteins, Carbs & Fats

Improve Your Sport Climbing (16) Nutrition and Body Composition, Part 8 (HARD)
Pre-, During and Post-Workout/Competition Fueling

Improve Your Sport Climbing (16): Nutrition and Body Composition, Part 9 (HARD)
Hydration & Performance

Improve Your Sport Climbing (16): Nutrition and Body Composition, Part 10 (HARD)
Nutrition Series Summary

Climbing IS the Best Training for Climbing, Part 1 (IYC 17)
Introduction

Climbing IS the Best Training for Climbing, Part 2 (IYC 17)
The Football Analogy

Climbing IS the Best Training for Climbing, Part 3 (IYC 17)
Back to Climbing

Climbing IS the Best Training for Climbing, But… Part 4 (IYC 17)
Plateaus (1): Too Much Climbing Is Not

Climbing IS the Best Training for Climbing, But… Part 5 (IYC 17)
Plateaus (2): Climbing Without Any Thought to Specifics Training Is Not

Climbing IS the Best Training for Climbing, But… Part 6 (IYC 17)
Plateaus (3): Climbing (Relatively) Easy Stuff and/or Only Stuff That Plays to Your Strengths Is Not

Climbing IS the Best Training for Climbing, But… Part 7 (IYC 17)
Plateaus (4): Climbing (Relatively) Easy Stuff and/or Only Stuff That Plays to Your Strengths Is Not (cont’d)

Happy New Year 2015! Improve Your Climbing Turns Two

Climbing IS the Best Training for Climbing, But… Part 8 (IYC 17)
Plateaus (5): “Just Climbing” Probably Isn’t the Best Training for Climbing…for Anyone

Climbing IS the Best Training for Climbing, But… Part 9 (IYC 17)
Plateaus (6): “Just Climbing” Probably Isn’t the Best Training for Climbing…for Anyone

Climbing IS the Best Training for Climbing, But… Part 10 (IYC 17)
More Specific Training Can Help You Climb Off of the Plateau or Perhaps Avoid it Altogether

Climbing IS the Best Training for Climbing, But… Part 11 (IYC 17)
More Specific Training Can Help You Climb Off of the Plateau or Perhaps Avoid it Altogether (2)

Move of the Month 4: The Open-Hand Grip

Climbing & Training Myths & Misconceptions 1: The Lactic Acid Myth

Climbing & Training Helpful Hints & Suggestions (1): Lactate Threshold Training (A)

Climbing & Training Helpful Hints and Suggestions (1): Lactate Threshold Training (B)

Climbing & Training Helpful Hints and Suggestions (1): Lactate Threshold Training (C)

Move of the Month 5: Initiating Movement (Improve Your Climbing Series)

Climbing & Training Myths & Misconceptions 2: Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) (IYC Series), Part 1

Climbing & Training Myths & Misconceptions 2: Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) (IYC Series), Part 2

Climbing & Training Helpful Hints and Suggestions: DOMS Prevention and Attenuation Tactics (IYC Series), Part 1

Climbing & Training Helpful Hints and Suggestions: DOMS Prevention and Attenuation Tactics (IYC Series), Part 2

Climbing & Training Helpful Hints and Suggestions: DOMS Prevention and Attenuation Tactics (IYC Series), Part 3

Climbing & Training Helpful Hints and Suggestions: DOMS Prevention and Attenuation Tactics (IYC Series), Part 4

Climbing & Training Helpful Hints and Suggestions: DOMS Prevention and Attenuation Tactics (IYC Series), Part 5

Move of the Month 6: Straight-Arming Moves

Climbing & Training Myths & Misconceptions (3): Cross-Training Is Good Training for Climbing (Part 1)

Climbing & Training Myths & Misconceptions (3): Cross-Training Is Good Training for Climbing (Part 2)

Climbing & Training Helpful Hints and Suggestions (3): The Sport-Specific Training Approach

Move of the Month 7: The Grip Release/Relax Trick (a.k.a. Avoiding Overgripping in Climbing)

Introduction to a New Improve Your Climbing Series on Plateau Busting

Plateauing on Your Climbing Project? Try This! Suggestions to Help You Send (1)

Plateauing on Your Climbing Project? Try This! Suggestions to Help You Send (2)

Plateauing on Your Climbing Project? Try This! Suggestions to Help You Send (3)

Plateauing on Your Climbing Project? Try This! Suggestions to Help You Send (4)

Plateauing on Your Climbing Project? Try This! Suggestions to Help You Send (5)

Move of the Month 8: The High Step (Improve Your Climbing)

Rethinking the Concepts of Right and Wrong for Climbing, Training, Yoga and Life

Don’t Just Boulder: How to Get Stronger for Climbing, Faster

Move of the Month 9: Breathing (Improve Your Climbing)

Release Your Expectations and Embrace Your Inspiration

How Being “Disciplined” Can Be Undisciplined

Move of the Month 10: Smearing (Improve Your Climbing)

Winter Climbing Training: A Strategy of Shifting Focus and Priorities

Product Review: Using Compression Garments to Potentially Enhance Climbing Performance & Recovery

Move of the Month 11: Flagging (or Otherwise Dropping One Foot Off the Rock While Climbing)

Book Review: Jim Stoppani’s Encyclopedia of Muscle & Strength, 2nd Edition – The Ultimate Guide to Crafting Your Own Strength Training Program for Climbing (or Anything)

Move of the Month 12: Using Your Legs in Sport Climbing and Bouldering

Strength Training to Improve Your Climbing: Lifts I Love (2) – The Pull-Up

Move of the Month 13: Resting on Routes, Part II – Managing Your Time

Strength Training to Improve Your Climbing: Lifts I Love (3) – Bench Press

Seasonal Transitioning for Sport Climbers – Building Fitness, Planning Peaks and Preventing Plateaus

Move of the Month 14: Dynamic Movement and Momentum

Strength Training to Improve Your Climbing: Lifts I Love (5) – Cable One-Arm Triceps Extension

Move of the Month 15: The Heel Hook (Improve Your Climbing!)

Sport Climbing Tips: Picking Out Your Projects

Maintaining Strength During the Climbing Season

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