The Rock Climber s Exercise Guide

While there are numerous books available that touch on these subjects, there has been no comprehensive exercise book for climbers—until now. The Rock Climber's Exercise Guide is the ultimate manual for climbers who are looking to ...

Author: Eric Horst

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781493017645

Category: Sports & Recreation

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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.

Conditioning for Climbing

This is 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.

Author: Eric Horst

Publisher: Falcon Guides

ISBN: 1493017632

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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 is 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.

Vertical Aid Essential Wilderness Medicine for Climbers Trekkers and Mountaineers

The Rock Climber's Training Manual: A Guide to Continuous Improvement. Boulder, CO: Fixed Pin Publishing; 2014. ... Wilderness Medical Society practice guidelines for treatment of exerciseassociated hyponatremia. Wilderness Environ Med.

Author: Seth C. Hawkins

Publisher: The Countryman Press

ISBN: 9781581574456

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 304

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A climbing medicine and wilderness first aid guidebook from a team of proven experts Climbing and mountaineering attracts millions of people around the world each year, but produces a unique set of challenges. The threat of danger is ever present, and professional medical help is often far away. Vertical Medicine Resources is a renowned climbing company providing medical training and consultation. In Vertical Aid, they have produced the most complete guide available for managing both emergencies and chronic injuries sustained during climbs. Researched and developed by professional healthcare providers and alpinists, the book includes helpful illustrations of common procedures and best practices, making it a practical and indispensable companion on any climbing, trekking, or alpine trip. It is replete with real-world-tested strategies, evidence-based medicine, and proven techniques. The diverse author team combines an EMS and emergency physician, a nurse, a physician assistant, and a nurse-trainer, who together have a profound depth of climbing, educational, and medical experience. With its unique combination of authoritative medical information and specific attention to the climbing environment, Vertical Aid is poised to become an authoritative resource for every climber, on every climb.

Learning to Climb Indoors

Rock Climber's Exercise Guide (FalconGuides, 2017) is the ultimate manual for climbers who are looking to improve their physical capabilities. The book follows a logical progression of self-assessment, goal setting, general conditioning ...

Author: Eric Horst

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781493043118

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 208

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The essential handbook for every beginner, Learning to Climb Indoors is the most complete book available on indoor climbing—now revised and in its third edition!

Conditioning for Climbers

The Complete Exercise Guide Eric Horst ... The fact is that the vast majority of climbers do not train optimally—in fact, some of the workouts I've observed over the years arguably provide no benefit on the rock!

Author: Eric Horst

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780762762644

Category: Sports & Recreation

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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 is the first-ever book to provide climbers of all ages and experience with the knowledge and tools to design and follow a comprehensive, personalized exercise program. Part One covers the basics of physical conditioning and goal-setting. Part Two takes readers through warm-up and flexibility routines, entry-level strength training, weight loss tips, and fifteen core-conditioning exercises. Part Three details climbing-specific conditioning, with twenty exercises to target specific muscles of the fingers, arms and upper torso to develop power and endurance. An entire chapter focuses on the antagonist muscle groups that help provide balance and stability, and prevent muscle injury. This section also has a chapter devoted to stamina conditioning, increasing the climber's endurance at high altitudes. Part Four shows how to put together a customized training program to suit the climber's needs. The book includes workout sheets for Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced skill levels, tips for children and those over age fifty, secrets of good nutrition and an insider's take on avoiding injuries. Eric Hörst is a performance coach who has helped thousands of climbers. His published works include Learning to Climb Indoors, Training for Climbing, and How to Climb 5.12. He lives in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Learning to Climb Indoors

The essential handbook for every beginner, Learning to Climb Indoors is the most complete book available on indoor climbing--now revised and in its third edition!

Author: Eric Horst

Publisher: Falcon Guides

ISBN: 1493043102

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 208

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The essential handbook for every beginner, Learning to Climb Indoors is the most complete book available on indoor climbing--now revised and in its third edition! 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.

Sport and Exercise Physiology Testing Guidelines Volume I Sport Testing

Rock climbing encompasses a range of disciplines which can be performed in multiple environments, both recreationally and competitively. Of these, the most common are lead climbing and bouldering conducted indoors on artificial holds or ...

Author: Richard Davison

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781000537697

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 470

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Since its first published edition more than 30 years ago, the BASES (British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences) Physiological Testing Guidelines have represented the leading knowledge base of current testing methodology for sport and exercise scientists. Sport and exercise physiologists conduct physiological assessments that have proven validity and reliability, both in laboratory and sport-specific contexts. A wide variety of test protocols have been developed, adapted and refined to support athletes of all abilities reach their full potential. This book is a comprehensive guide to these protocols and to the key issues relating to physiological testing. With contributions from leading specialist sport physiologists and covering a wide range of mainstream sports in terms of ethical, practical and methodological issues, this volume represents an essential resource for sport-specific exercise testing in both research and applied settings. This new edition draws on the authors’ experience of supporting athletes from many sports through several Olympic cycles to achieve world leading performances. While drawing on previous editions, it is presented in a revised format matching the sport groupings used in elite sport support within the UK sport institutes. Building on the underpinning general procedures, these specific chapters are supported by appropriate up-to-date case studies in the supporting web resources.

Knack Rock Climbing

A Beginner's Guide: From the Gym to the Rocks Stewart M. Green, Ian Spencer-Green. Use calisthenics, weight training, ... Adopt an exercise regimen that supports your climbing efforts. A good routine works climbing muscles as well as ...

Author: Stewart M. Green

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780762762736

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 256

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Knack Rock Climbing gets people started by giving them fundamental knowledge about climbing, equipment, movement, and safety.

Training for Climbing

This is an illustrated, how-to guide, and the only one climbers will need.

Author: Eric Horst

Publisher: Falcon Guides

ISBN: 1493017616

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 352

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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.

Rock Climbing Washington

Regardless of the seriousness ratings given in this guide, when climbing you must always proceed with due caution, a reasonable regard for your ... Of course, even if you exercise perfect judgment, you can still be injured or killed.

Author: Jeff Smoot

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781493039425

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 560

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This updated edition of Rock Climbing Washington features more than 1,500 routes throughout the state of Washington. Explore the granite cliffs of Index, Leavenworth, Darrington, and Tieton River Canyon; tackle the exposed alpine routes on the spires at Washington Pass; or hang from steep sport climbs at North Bend, Frenchman Coulee, and Marcus and China Bend near Spokane.