Training For Climbing

Author: Eric Horst
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780762762651
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Drawing on new research in sports medicine, nutrition, and fitness, this book offers a training program to help any climber achieve superior performance and better mental concentration on the rock, with less risk of injury.

Training For Climbing

Author: Eric Horst
Publisher: Falcon Guides
ISBN: 9781493017614
Size: 28.52 MB
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Highly entertaining, idea-packed, and loaded with practical techniques and strategies, Training for Climbing presents a distillation of thirty years of experience and experimentation by accomplished veteran climber, renowned author, and performance coach Eric J. Horst. This is an illustrated, how-to guide, and the only one climbers will need.

Training For Climbing

Author: Eric Horst
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493017624
Size: 14.76 MB
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Increase your strength, power, skill, and focus to maximize your climbing performance. Praise for Training for Climbing “Training for Climbing is a great resource. Whether you’re just starting out or already ticking 5.13, you’ll find valuable information here to help you climb harder. This is the most complete and up-to-date training guide available.” —Rock and Ice magazine Drawing on the latest climbing research, this third edition of the international best-selling Training for Climbing presents a comprehensive, evidence-based program for improving climbing performance. With the unique perspective of a veteran climber, researcher, and coach, Eric Hörst blends leading edge sport science with his decades of climbing and coaching experience to create a content-rich text packed with practical how-to and what-to-do information. A few of the new topics explored include: • Energy system training to develop greater strength, power-endurance, and aerobic endurance. • Recalibrating the brain’s central governor for higher power output and stamina. • Daily Undulating Periodization as an effective method of on-season programming. • “Training zones” for rock climbers—the secret to truly effective training! • Stabilizer training to improve arm power and reduce risk of shoulder injury. Also included are expanded chapters on developing strength, power, and endurance in the crucial finger flexor and pulling muscles, as well as a must-read chapter on developing exceptional core strength. Hörst completes his coaching with dedicated chapters on technique and mental training, performance nutrition, accelerating recovery, and injury prevention. The book’s 300-plus pages of expert instruction make for the most advanced and complete book of its type! Eric Hörst is an internationally renowned author and a climber of forty years. As a researcher and coach, Hörst has written hundreds of articles and coached thousands of climbers from around the world. He owns the popular website Training4Climbing.com.

Rock Climbing Technique

Author: John Kettle
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781999654405
Size: 67.18 MB
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The definitive practical guide to improving your rock climbing technique, and making your movement more effortless and efficient. Fully illustrated with over 35 skills exercises supported by online videos. Suitable for rock climbers from intermediate up to elite in sport climbing, bouldering and traditional climbing.

The Climbing Handbook

Author: Steve Long
Publisher: Firefly Books Limited
ISBN: 9781554072781
Size: 49.18 MB
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More than 300,000 North Americans call themselves rock climbers. The thrilling pastime of rock climbing includes a number of variations such as free climbing, roped climbing, adventure climbing, and bouldering. The Climbing Handbook covers them all in an exceptionally comprehensive guide designed for climbers of any level of experience. From the basics for beginners to techniques and tactics for more advanced climbers, this book provides the tools to maximize the climber's experience. With more than 350 color photographs and easy-to-understand diagrams, this essential guide combines step-by-step exercises with practice programs that will allow climbers to safely explore all aspects of the sport. Topics include: Choosing the right equipment Key grips and techniques Essential safety skills Ascending and descending Strategies for difficult climbs Avoiding problems Rescues and safety procedures Building strength and skills Competition and specialized climbing Where to climb around the world. With comprehensive information, insider tips from the world's climbing experts, and a user-friendly format, The Climbing Handbook is an essential guide for all rock climbers.

Training For Cycling

Author: Davis Phinney
Publisher: Perigee Books
ISBN:
Size: 73.28 MB
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A compelling, insightful, and informative training handbook for cyclists of all abilities.

Velo News

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Size: 11.82 MB
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