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 September 22nd

10:00 warm up, add in mobility/stability/baby ups as needed 2 × 8 shoulder openers 2 x 5 cuban press 3 x 5 wall squats 3 x5 SOTS Press 3 x 6 Deep Goblet Squat Then: 5x Split squat 8x Box Jump x 5 rest as needed Then: 10x Russian Twist with Landmine 15m heavy sled […]

In the Gym September 20th

10:00 warm up, add in mobility/stability/baby ups as needed 2 × 8 shoulder openers 2 x 5 cuban press 3 x 5 wall squats 2 x 8 good morning 3 x 3 maxercist row Then: 3x SLSLDL 8x Chest press, bench, bosu or floor Then: 10x Ball Slam 10x Lateral med ball throw with partner, […]

In the Gym September 18th

10:00 warm up, add in mobility/stability/baby ups as needed 2 × 8 shoulder openers 2 x 5 cuban press 3 x 5 wall squats 30m OH walking lunge, forward and backward Then: 5x Strict press 10x Split Jump x 5 rounds rest as needed Then: 15m Bear Crawl + Push up ladder 10 – 1 […]