Strength

In-Depth: Racing the Red Queen

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Cycled Strength/Power 19D – 8 Week Bouldering Performance Plan

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This training plan is a 3-day-per-week plan that features two 4-week blocks of training. For sake of simplicity, we will call phase 1 the Strength phase and phase 2 the Power phase, although both phases feature a mixture of both.  The aim of this plan is to improve overall bouldering performance. This can then be…

The Nugget Climbing Podcast: Alex Bridgewater

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A great conversation with our Climb Strong team manager and all-around great person, Alex Bridgewater.

In-Depth: Breaking Down the Turkish Get-Up

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In-Depth: Overexpectation of Training Results

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Shifting Goals in Lockdown

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By Kathryn Perkinson We are not living in an alternate reality. This world– a global pandemic, quarantine, no access to climbing– is reality. If you stay stuck wishing for what was or hoping for what will be, you’ll certainly miss this opportunity and make yourself miserable. How will you fully accept our new normal and…

In-Depth: Single Leg Deadlift Variations

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Developmental and Maintenance Loads

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by Steve Bechtel We can train to improve or train to hold our ground. This is an important distinction, and one worth keeping in mind when you are training. Most of us think only in terms of trying to get better – to push more weight, to hold smaller crimps, etc. Most of us think…

Melding Strength and Power

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by Steve Bechtel Too frequently, we try to over-categorize our training. Long-time athletes and coaches learned about training for climbing by reading about and practicing training that came from other sports. We all understood that strength and power and endurance were different entities, some of us going so far as to train all of these…

In-Depth: Turkish Get-Up With Presses

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Q+A: What Training Plan Should I Do After PITCH ONE?

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Q: Hello, I just finished the 4 week Pitch One training plan. What do you suggest as the next plan? Thanks, Joel   A: Hi Joel, It really depends on what you are aiming for. With our CS Team athletes, we generally follow a general strength program by a more specific program aimed at their…

In-Depth: Overhead Press Progressions

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