In The Gym May 11th

10:00 warm up 2 × 8 shoulder openers 2 x 5 cuban press work on mobility 3 x 5 wall squat 3 x 6 goblet squat Then: Pull-up + Deadlift + Box Jump @ 40″ 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 reps of each 3:00 intermission Then: Push Up + Push Press Ladder 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 reps of each

In the Gym May 3rd

Warm up :10min 2 x 10 Shoulder Openers 2 x 5 Cuban Press Mobility work 3 x 5 Wall Squat 2 x 10 Goblet Squat 2 x 5 SOTS press 30m OH Walking Lunge Then: Workup to Heavy TGU with Barbell 2 x 5 @ 50% each side 2 x 4 @60% 2 x 3 […]

In The Gym, April 24th

10:00 warm up 2 × 8 shoulder openers 2 x 5 cuban press work on mobility – Over Head 3 × 5 wall squats 2 x 30m Tactical Lunge 2 x 10 Push Press Then: Warm up to KB Clean and step ups (step ups may dictate the weight), find height for step ups. Then: […]

Chick’s Training Tip

Over the past few months, I’ve been collaborating with Chick’s Climbing and Skiing to create a wealth of knowledge about training for skiing, climbing, alpine adventures, and the like. My most recent post can be found here, along with links to past articles.  Imbalanced muscles and movement patterns, and overstressed joints are often the culprit […]

Training Women for Upper-Body and Core Strength

A little bit of focused strength work can make a big difference in our climbing success.  I wrote this article for the Chick’s Corner of Rock and Ice Magazine, with women climbers in mind. Training Women For Upper-Body and Core Strength By Carolyn Parker

In the Gym March 20th

POWER 10:00 warm up 2 × 8 shoulder openers 2 x 5 cuban press work on mobility 3 × 5 wall squats Then: Partner up… P1: 30m Flying Burpees P2: Hold Plank or FLR until P1 has completed 30m (if athletes don’t have a partner, have them hold plank for as long as they took […]

In the Gym March 18th

POWER 10:00 warm up – add in a few 30sec sprints toward the end to get heart rate up 2 × 8 shoulder openers 2 x 5 cuban press work on mobility 3 × 5 wall squats 2x 30m Tactical Lunge 2x 10 Push Press Then: 15x Goblet Squats 10x Plate Halos each side 250m […]

In the Gym March 15th

POWER 10:00 warm up 2 × 8 shoulder openers 2 x 5 cuban press work on mobility 3 × 5 wall squats 2 x 5 push ups Then: 15m Flying Burpees 6x Box Jumps 60sec rest x 6 Then: 4×30/30sec squat/squat hold 4×30/30sec DBPP/OH hold Then: Rest 3 minutes Then: 10x (each side) side plank […]