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Intensity, Starting Strength and The Map

In General Training, Uncategorized | on September, 18, 2015 | by

This article is about the role intensity plays in training. Prompted by a conversation I had with a few other coaches during an interview hosted by Power Athlete Radio, it is an example of how merging opinions have the potential to improve the clarity of one’s own ideas. Having never discussed the subject of training […]

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General Adaptations are Persistent

In Climbing, General Training | on July, 04, 2013 | by

The overemphasis of cardiorespiratory endurance and conditioning within mainstream consciousness impacts us all, and not necessarily for the better.  The collective assumption that “conditioning is good” is accurate, but this is true only to a point. For many people it’s usefulness has long run it’s course and has become a specific adaptation… more akin (in […]

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Leverage, Intensity & Debunking Two Training Myths

In Climbing | on June, 29, 2013 | by

Generally speaking, vertical to steep rock climbing is about leveraging your body into position with four points of contact– two hands & two feet. These four points are used to arrive at a body position that allows us to let go and move one of our points to reach the next hand hold and control […]

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