10 Essentials for the Climbing Gym

10 Essentials for the Climbing Gym

Hi, I’m Tim with Outdoor Gear Exchange. We’re here today to talk about gym climbing essentials, whether you’re just going to have fun with some friends or training for the Red, big walls in Yosemite or anything in between you’ll probably find yourself in a climbing gym. Here are some things to make your visit…

BORED of the Gym? STOP Doing it and Try THIS Instead

BORED of the Gym? STOP Doing it and Try THIS Instead

If you are someone who goes to the gym but hates doing it, you should stop going to the gym from now on. Does that mean you should eat chips and watch TV all day? No. You should try out rock climbing instead. Why? Number 1, rock climbing is fun. When you workout at the…

Best Exercise to Complement Rock Climbing (SCIENTIFIC BREAKDOWN!)

Best Exercise to Complement Rock Climbing (SCIENTIFIC BREAKDOWN!)

The best exercise to complement rock climbing is… Before I tell you what that is, let me tell you what I mean by complement first. I mean exercise that works out the parts of your body which are rarely used in rock climbing. The exercise here is to help balance the development of your body…

10 Climbing Workouts Taught by Paul Robinson – INTENSE!

10 Climbing Workouts Taught by Paul Robinson – INTENSE!

Here is part 2 of my climbing session with Paul Robinson. He came up with a training plan for me. That is a lot more advanced than the hangboard workout I did myself. Enjoy! We will do a small workout that you can add into a climbing session. So like, you know, that was a…

A Look Inside Tommy Caldwell’s Gear Shed | Outside

(instrumental rock music) – Hey, my name is Tommy Caldwell, I live in Estes Park, Colorado, and this is my gear shed. (instrumental rock music) This place is actually kind of a work in progress, just finished it. Kinda getting it organized. We got all of our jackets. It’s a big part of what I…

3 Off-the-Wall Strength Training Exercises for Rock Climbers

3 Off-the-Wall Strength Training Exercises for Rock Climbers

Haaaaaah. It actually helps. Yea. Today I have an opportunity to work with John, who is a health and strength coach, for climbing specific training. Great to see you. Good to see you. First one is going to be kettlebell bottoms-up press. Now we are doing a kettlebell bottoms- up in this position right here…

Boulders Habitat // Finally a video in our home gym!

Very far! Again! (cry baby :-P) And this route has nothing to do with size! I don’t know how this works… Slick! Sweet! You don’t have that many [attempts] then the tape is gone It’s really tricky I’ll try it again I can’t do this today He who arrives at the top is right!

Rock Climb better INSTANTLY – 4 beginner mistakes to avoid

Rock Climb better INSTANTLY – 4 beginner mistakes to avoid

Hey geek climber, rock climbing is too hard. My arms are not strong enough. That is the number one thing I heard from my non-climber friends all the time, and No, that is not true. One of the world’s best female climber looks like- Climbing is about using minimal energy to climb as much as…