First Gear: The Anaerobic Alactic Energy System
Tags: alactic, Anaerobic Endurance, Endurance, energy systems, first gear, Power Endurance
by Steve Bechtel Movement is the basis of climbing up rocks, and in order to move, we need to supply our body with energy. Since any and all movement can occur at multiple speeds, in different directions, and over different durations, our bodies have evolved to handle supplying the energy for moving in several ways….
High / Low Training… What To Do and When.
Tags: aerobic endurance, Anaerobic Endurance, Endurance, High Low
“In endurance, not only does the magnitude of fatigue matter, but also its nature.” – V. Zatsiorsky, 1966 Endurance – simply the ability to keep doing a task over and over – is something we all feel we need more of from time to time. The problem with gaining endurance is that there are…
Training Beta Podcast 110 | Steve Bechtel on Training Endurance for Climbing
Tags: Anaerobic Endurance, Endurance, High Low, Intervals, neely quinn, podcast, Training Beta Podcast, training for aid climbing
Date: August 9th, 2018 About Steve Bechtel Steve Bechtel is a well-known climbing trainer, and I’ve had him on the podcast 3 other times now (here, here, and here). He’s a regular on the show because we all love listening to his common sense advice, his illustrative metaphors, and his wry humor so much. Steve runs ClimbStrong.com, a website…
Progressing Endurance Training II
Tags: Anaerobic Endurance, ARC, Intervals, Power Endurance, Strength Endurance
by Steve Bechtel You’ve tried ARC training and you’ve done your share of 4x4s, so why do you still come peeling off the wall just before you reach the anchors? What is it about your energy system development that isn’t working? It might be that you aren’t progressing your sessions, or it might be that…
Advances in How We Look at Density Training
Tags: Anaerobic Endurance, ARC, Conditioning, Density Training, Intervals, Load Density, Power Endurance, Strength Endurance
by Steve Bechtel When you look at intensifying training, there are really just a few ways to make it happen, each having a different result. You can increase the volume of training, such as doing more total pitches in a climbing day. You can increase the intensity of the training, such as trying to do…