by TimB » Tue Oct 02, 2012 4:44 pm
by fatdad » Tue Oct 02, 2012 5:13 pm
by Marcsoltan » Tue Oct 02, 2012 6:34 pm
by TimB » Tue Oct 02, 2012 7:58 pm
by Wastral » Wed Oct 03, 2012 9:39 am
TimB wrote:I am considering purchasing a small hang board for my climbing fitness program and have a few questions:
1) is it even advisable for a beginner to work a hang board?
2) what sort of holds would be best for a novice that top-ropes ~5.8? I am assuming hand-width size jugs and such?
3) Is there a fairly high risk of muscle/tendon injury for someone new to the sport on a hang board?
I realize that 3) may be a bit tough to answer, but any help is appreciated.
by Kahuna » Wed Oct 03, 2012 2:02 pm
by TimB » Wed Oct 03, 2012 3:04 pm
by Kahuna » Wed Oct 03, 2012 3:15 pm
TimB wrote:"climb with your feet, Tim!"
by Vitaliy M. » Wed Oct 03, 2012 10:03 pm
by TimB » Thu Oct 04, 2012 4:46 pm
Vitaliy M. wrote:I agree with what others mentioned above. Try to get out and climb more. Also would like to add that a healthy diet and loss of excessive weight could also help with your strength. Boulder more for strength gains. And mix up your work outs to include days of hard bouldering, and days of cardio climbing (lapping climbs several times till failure). Aside from that, just enjoy the movement, work on your technique/footwork, and have a lot of fun. Concentrating on the grades is a lot less fun than getting out enjoying your time out.
by TimB » Thu Oct 04, 2012 5:30 pm
A5RP wrote:So when can I expect you down here in my neck of the rocks there TimB?
by CClaude » Sat Oct 06, 2012 5:54 pm
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