January 22, 2020

Skip the expensive recovery training plan and save your fingers. Add years to your climbing with smart (not hard) training and attention to detail. Heres the WHY behind it.

October 3, 2019

Do you see your climbing buddy fatigue on the wall only to rotate their elbow away from the wall in what we call a ‘chicken wing’ position? This is the perfect example of how the body tries to provide your desired motion pattern even when it is too tired to do so in a...

January 13, 2019

Climbing at a high level lends itself to a certain body type.  Recently published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning, Ozimek, M et. al studied the body type of elite Polish boulderers to  evaluate if variables such as body shape or composition had any correlat...

January 12, 2019

New research supports climbing chalk.

We've known since we began climbing that ALL climbers need chalk. Some can get away without using it on some rock types (sandstone) or in the gym where holds can be extra grippy when new... But MOST of use use it because we feel lik...

December 3, 2018

Don’t beat yourself up with doing things you’re not really that into. It’s really that simple. If you love to boulder, go out and do it. If ropes don’t call to you or you’re always injured bouldering and are considering quitting climbing over it, don’t. Perhaps pinches...

November 15, 2018

If you are getting a rash along the sides of your tape job, It's too tight. Don't worry, research shows JUST as much muscle recruitment with a lightly (no stretch) application of the stuff as tape that is pulled extra tight). We're using it to stimulate the...

November 13, 2018

Above: An image of kinesiotape (to help with swelling and joint compression) underneath the beginnings of a stability tape job for a ligament injury on the side of the PIP joint.

To my hard working clients- 

I’m glad I’m working with you to reach your personal optimal....

There are 5 things I'd love you to keep an eye on as you heal and improve-

For some of us, our goal is of pushing our body at the limit each weekend with the hopes that we get be...

March 2, 2018

     Anything is possible with a little elbow grease, patience, and persistence when it comes to problem solving. The goal is to empower you to heal yourself by teaching you how the complicated systems of your body work, specifically in relation to climbing. The f...

November 8, 2017

Want killer ankle strength for that upcoming trip? Check out these loading drills to ensure you can control that ankle on the wall... Don't forget, the devils in the details. Slow down and pay attention to detail to get the most out of them. 

  1. Arch Raises: Works...

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