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Training For Climbing

Author : Eric Horst
ISBN : 0762762659
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 80. 75 MB
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Drawing on new research in sports medicine, nutrition, and fitness, this book offers a training program to help any climber achieve superior performance and better mental concentration on the rock, with less risk of injury.

Training For Climbing

Author : Eric Horst
ISBN : 1493017616
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 68. 76 MB
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Highly entertaining, idea-packed, and loaded with practical techniques and strategies, Training for Climbing presents a distillation of thirty years of experience and experimentation by accomplished veteran climber, renowned author, and performance coach Eric J. Horst. This is an illustrated, how-to guide, and the only one climbers will need.

Training For Climbing

Author : Eric Horst
ISBN : 9781493017621
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 50. 92 MB
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Increase your strength, power, skill, and focus to maximize your climbing performance. Praise for Training for Climbing “Training for Climbing is a great resource. Whether you’re just starting out or already ticking 5.13, you’ll find valuable information here to help you climb harder. This is the most complete and up-to-date training guide available.” —Rock and Ice magazine Drawing on the latest climbing research, this third edition of the international best-selling Training for Climbing presents a comprehensive, evidence-based program for improving climbing performance. With the unique perspective of a veteran climber, researcher, and coach, Eric Hörst blends leading edge sport science with his decades of climbing and coaching experience to create a content-rich text packed with practical how-to and what-to-do information. A few of the new topics explored include: • Energy system training to develop greater strength, power-endurance, and aerobic endurance. • Recalibrating the brain’s central governor for higher power output and stamina. • Daily Undulating Periodization as an effective method of on-season programming. • “Training zones” for rock climbers—the secret to truly effective training! • Stabilizer training to improve arm power and reduce risk of shoulder injury. Also included are expanded chapters on developing strength, power, and endurance in the crucial finger flexor and pulling muscles, as well as a must-read chapter on developing exceptional core strength. Hörst completes his coaching with dedicated chapters on technique and mental training, performance nutrition, accelerating recovery, and injury prevention. The book’s 300-plus pages of expert instruction make for the most advanced and complete book of its type! Eric Hörst is an internationally renowned author and a climber of forty years. As a researcher and coach, Hörst has written hundreds of articles and coached thousands of climbers from around the world. He owns the popular website Training4Climbing.com.

The Self Coached Climber

Author : Dan Hague
ISBN : 9780811733397
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 22. 11 MB
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A dynamic package of training material from a pair of expert coaches, The Self-Coached Climber offers comprehensive instruction, from the basics of gripping holds to specific guidelines for developing a customized improvement plan. Hague and Hunter base their methods on the four fundamental components of all human movement--balance, force, time, and space--and explain how to apply these principles to achieve efficient results. The DVD presents live demonstrations of training exercises and features an original documentary of a 5.14a/b redpoint attempt by Adam Stack and Chris Lindner. Self-Coached Climber was named a finalist in the Mountain Exposition Category at the 2007 Banff Mountain Festival.

Performance Rock Climbing

Author : Dale Goddard
ISBN : 0811722198
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 72. 2 MB
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Handbook for experienced climbers covers all the physical and psychological aspects of climbing training.

The Rock Climber S Exercise Guide

Author : Eric Horst
ISBN : 9781493017645
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 35. 19 MB
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The only conditioning book a rock climber needs! Rock climbing is one of the most physically challenging sports, testing strength, endurance, flexibility, and stamina. Good climbers have to build and maintain each of these assets. This revised and updated edition of the classic book, Conditioning for Climbers, provides climbers of all ages and experience with the knowledge and tools to design and follow a comprehensive, personalized exercise program.

Learning To Climb Indoors

Author : Eric Horst
ISBN : 9780762792740
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 83. 83 MB
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The essential handbook for every beginner, Learning to Climb Indoors is the most complete book available on indoor climbing. Veteran climber, performance coach, and renowned author Eric J. Hörst gives you all the information you need to get started and have fun. From what to expect on your first visit to a climbing gym to in-depth instruction on climbing techniques, tactics, strategy, and taking your indoor climbing skills outside, this guide will take you through your first few days—and years—as a climber. Hörst covers basic gear, fundamental safety techniques, and the importance of personal one-on-one instruction at the gym. Chapters on mental control, physical conditioning, and self-assessment round out the training. And as you progress, advice on advanced techniques and tactics will help you conquer the steepest walls. This revised and fully updated edition includes a new section on youth climbing as well as more information on taking your indoor-climbing skills outside onto real rock. Full color photos round out the package to make Learning to Climb Indoors an indispensable resource for new climbers.

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