4 Causes of That Pain In Your Neck... and What You Can Do About It! belay belayer's neck cranium pain prehab rehab spine Oct 21, 2021

Have you ever experienced pain in your neck while belaying? This pain is often referred to as “belayer’s neck”, and it can impact the safety of your climb. If you’re an avid climber, you know the pain of looking straight up, possibly with the blistering sun in your eyes...

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Let's Get A Grip On Wrist Strengthening concenric contractions concentric contractions e concentric eccentric eccentric contractions isometric isometric contraction post op post surgery surgery wrist wrist exercises wrist strengthening Oct 04, 2021

Let's get a grip on wrist strengthening. Wrist surgeries can be complicated, but they don’t always have to ruin your climbing. The wrist, hand, and forearm are some of the most functional parts of your upper extremity. We use these muscles for everyday activities, like gripping, cooking,...

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How to Keep Your Hamstrings Healthy as A Climber. active recovery biceps femoris functional movement hamstrings heel hook hiking muscles semimembranosus semitendinosus thigh tightness Sep 17, 2021

Hamstring injuries can be one of the most frustrating injuries in sports. The hamstrings are a very involved muscle group and taking care of them is so important for your climbing! 

What is a hamstring? Your hamstrings are located on the back ( posterior) part of your thigh. The hamstring is...

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Climbing Prehab Activities and What You Might Not Know About Them! frontal injury prevention planes prehab sagittal shoulder shoulder exercises transverse wrist wrist exercises Aug 29, 2021

As climbers, we need to take care of our bodies. That includes before, during, and after a climbing session, but did you know what the power of prehab exercises can do for you? Keeping your body prepped and ready for a climb can be essential for preventing injuries and improving your performance...

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The Top 2 Exercises Climbers MUST Avoid! bench press best exercises breathing climber's back posture deadlift exhale head posture inhale neck posture shoulder roll upper trap worst exercises Aug 16, 2021

With so many exercises out there, it can be hard to decipher what is the best and worst! Let’s get your climbing to new heights with these great exercises, and help you know what to avoid! 

We know climbers are more susceptible to back injuries due to the amount of pulling motions in...

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Think Your Finger Injury is a Pulley Injury? THINK AGAIN… axial disortions finger injury flexor muscle strain interosseous muscle injury puley rupture pulley sheath lock syndrome side ligament strain tendon insertion pain tendon lock Jul 08, 2021

 Oftentimes, climbers will mistake more serious injuries for the common “pully injuries”, and that might cost them some serious time away from climbing. Being able to recognize an injury… and finding a physical therapist who actually specializes in rock climbing injuries...

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The NUMBER 1 Cause of Climbing Accidents... and How You Can Prevent it! Plus, 4 Essential Shoulder Exercises you Don’t Want to Skip! active recovery climber's elbow dumbell external rotation gravity internal rotation rapelling rotator cuff shoulder shoulder exercises stopper knot Jun 22, 2021

 We all seem to be striving to be the best climber out there. Some have the best shoes, ropes, and other gear, but some of the best climbers have something money can’t really buy…and that’s rotator cuff and shoulder strength. Maintaining strength here is KEY to keeping you...

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The Top 5 Reasons for Your Tendonitis… Plus 6 SECRET Tips to Reduce Your Risk! active rest climber's elbow climbing injury golfer's elbow inflammation recovery rock climbing tendonitis warm-up Jun 16, 2021

 Is that burning sensation in your arm holding you back from reaching your peak? Are you feeling constantly sore after your climbing sessions and aren’t sure what the cause is? It is probably tendonitis… but don’t worry! This article will spell out the top 5 reasons you...

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