In this episode, learn how to achieve beyond your current abilities…turning “impossible” into “possible”.

Also, a bunch of viewer questions answered!


1:00 – First, we sip coffee together!

1:30 – SHOUT OUT to Chuck Odette, age 64, for sending 5.14b last week! #Legend

2:00 – What it takes to climb hard late into life.

3:00 – MAIN TOPIC: Turning Impossible into I’m Possible

4:00 – Setting goals is easy. Developing an effective SYSTEM for progress towards the goal is harder….and maintaining long-term discipline is even harder yet!

5:00 – Examples of IMPOSSIBLE becoming POSSIBLE…big or small, they can be life-changing.

7:00 – Einstein’s quote must be followed by action!

8:20 – Climbing examples of “I’m Possible”!

10:00 – Ignore the skeptics…don’t take on their #Loserthink!

12:00 – High achievers don’t spend a lot of time on social media, gossip, or other time-wasting activities.

13:00 – Need to be somewhat of a compulsive planner.

16:00 – Have a vivid picture in mind every day–build a belief in the goal, and action for bias…and a “get shit done” attitude.

17:30 – Breaking into a new grade in climbing…demands a new level of thinking and novel, disciplined action. Learn from greats like Gullich, Ondra, Hill, Janja Garnbret, Margo Hayes.

19:00 – Great achievements don’t happen by accident!

21:25 – Final tip for your Fall climbing season….


************* YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED! **********************

22:20 – Question: Training suggestions for trip to Red River Gorge in December.

25:20 – Question: Can I combine Repeater hangboard training with another exercise like Pull-up training?

28:00 – Question: What is “Aerobic Power”? How to train it?

32:25 – Question: Thoughts on bouldering with weight on as training?

35:24 – Question: How to break a hangboarding finger strength plateau?

37:00 – Question: Can I do shoulder and core training every day?

40:00 – Question: Will taking Beta-Alanine benefit my training and climbing?

42:50 – Question: Can I use the 7/53 maximum strength protocol to train a variety of grip positions?

46:35 – Question: What training advice for a 13-year-old girl wanting to improve to 5.11?

47:55 – Question: How to incorporate technique-training into weekly strength-training schedule?

53:45 – Question: How to deal with naysayers, critics, and trolls?

57:00 – Episode wrap-up. Shout out to the many companies that support what I do: La Sportiva shoes, Maxim Ropes, DMM, Organic, Friction Labs, and PhysiVantage
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