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 […]

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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

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In the Gym March 5th

10:00 warm up 2×8 shoulder openers 2 x 5 cuban press work on mobility – hip 3×5 wall squats 3 x 6 goblet squats deep, hold and stretch Then: Work up in weight for Front Squat, if big group have one team to FS while the other does Split squat and switch then 5x 5 […]

In the Gym March 3rd

10:00 warm up 2×8 shoulder openers 2 x 5 cuban press Work on mobility 3×5 Wall squats 3 x5 SOTS Press 3 x 6 Deep Goblet Squat Then: TGU, mobility and or with load if appropriate. Then: 5 x 3 TGU rest 1 – 2 min between sets Then: 5x RMM 10x Weighted Lunge – […]

In the Gym March 1st

10:00 warm up 2×8 shoulder openers 2 x 5 cuban press work on mobility 3×5 wall squats 2 x 8 Goblet Squats Then: Back Squat warm up to weight then: 5x Back Squat 10x Sit up res some x 5 Then: 5x Pull Over 8x Chest Press 10x Split Jump (total) x 5 Then 4x […]