In this episode, learn how to balance training with holiday activities (parties, food, drink, and “merry”!).
Also, a wide variety of viewer questions answered!
5:00 – MAIN TOPIC: Training through the holidays. How to eat, drink, and be merry while still training effectively and avoiding self-destructive behavior.
7:00 – 3 approaches to training and climbing through the holidays.
11:00 – The beauty of gray–playing the middle ground….in which you enjoy the holidays (and parties) but also engage in some serious training to improve your climbing into 2021.
13:10 – Remember, it’s far easier to eat 1,000 calories than it is to burn off 1,000 calories via exercise.
14:00 – Try to couple a big meal day (or evening party) with a hard morning workout beforehand.
17:45 – ************* YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED! **********************
18:00 – Question: When is the right time to begin weighted hangs and campusing training?
21:35 – Question: How to return to a route with a good mindset after punting from above the crux?
23:05 – Question: How to best schedule Core/Ab training?
25:45 – Question: How to improve at campus board long reaches?
28:20 – Question: What do you use for crag snacks?
31:50 – Question: What’s your opinion of grades….and the importance of a climbing grade sent?
37:30 – Question: What’s the value and best use of a 4-3-2-1 training cycle?
41:35 – Question: Can I do hangboard Repeaters along with max weight hangs?
48:25 – Question: Will wrist curls help with my wrist pain?
50:45 – Question: How to train to be a beast in 5 years…rather than short-term goals?
54:15 – Comments on diet and calorie needs for elite climbers.
59:00 – Question: How to campus train when training at home…without a campus board?
1:00:10 – Question: Is doing 12 max hangs a good finger workout?
1:01:15 – Question: What’s the importance of training core endurance versus core strength?
1:04:25 – Question: Getting into climbing around age 50, how long can my strength improve?
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