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Training Beta Podcast 080 | Steve Bechtel on Designing a Training Program for Yourself

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This was a conversation in May of 2017. Neely has a great audience and a huge number of knowledgable guests, so it is always an honor to be asked on the show. Date: June 1st, 2017 About Steve Bechtel Steve Bechtel is a well-known climbing trainer, and I’ve had him on the podcast 2 other times…

Climbing Magazine | Training – TALES OF POWER by Steve Bechtel

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The real secret to effective power training You can train long or you can train hard, but not both – which is probably why so many of us train power so wrongly. (By “power,” we mean the product of strength and speed, i.e., the explosive force recruited any time you use momentum, or “go for it.”) Properly training…

Power Company Podcast Episode 8: Deadlifting with Steve Bechtel and Charlie Manganiello

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This was a fun conversation. I got to sit down with top strength coach Charlie Manganiello and Kris Hampton for an in-depth talk on using the deadlift as a supplemental lift in climbing training. We go deep on that lift, and a lot of other places, too. In this episode we talk with honorary co-host…

Power Company Podcast 2: Resistance Training With Steve Bechtel

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I have had a great series of talks with top coach and climber Kris Hampton for his Power Company Podcast. Here is his second podcast ever, and my first on his show.   In Episode 2 I sit down with Steve Bechtel at his gym in Lander, Wyoming, to talk resistance training for climbers.  Yes,…

Climbing Magazine | Training: Hangboard Ladders for Finger Strength

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Build long-term finger strength with structured hangboarding STEVE BECHTEL AUG 10, 2016 This story originally appeared in the June 2016 issue of Climbing Magazine. In climbing, when your fingers fail, the rest of your body falls. Focusing on this direct connection to the rock can benefit your climbing performance greatly, and luckily, finger strength is relatively…

Training Beta Podcast 036 | Steve Bechtel on Climbing as Training, Periodization Confusion, Change Psychology and more

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My second interview with Training Beta went in depth on change psychology, confusion on periodization, practice techniques, and more. Please listen below. Podcast is on iTunes is HERE Direct Download: LINK Date: November 25th, 2015 About Steve Bechtel I was honored and excited to interview the great Steve Bechtel for a second time. Steve is a long-time climber…

Training Beta Podcast 007 | Steve Bechtel on Training, Power Endurance, Running, Weight Loss, and More

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This was my first interview with Neely Quinn, back in 2013 or 2014. From Training Beta:   Download on iTunes Direct Download RSS Feed – http://trainingbeta.libsyn.com/rss I was honored and excited to interview the great Steve Bechtel, a long-time climber and trainer who knows his stuff when it comes to getting strong, catering to individual training needs,…

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