Training Café #61 – World Cup Climbing & Your Questions Answered!


In this episode, Coach Hörst reflects on the last two weekends of World Cup competition at Salt Lake City. Eric answers a wide range of training topics, including what to do about occasional finger soreness after climbing, controlling your self-talk, when to start taking supplements, scheduling weekly and annual training, and more! 

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RUNDOWN

0:20 – Introductory comments — sorry about the bad audio…it fixes itself around 5:40 mark and beyond.

2:20 – SHOUT OUT! To PhysiVantage Nutrition pro climbing, Natalia Grossman on winning GOLD at both World Cup Bouldering events at Salt Lake City! https://physivantage.com/

3:20 – Eric’s thoughts on the World Cup events…the boulder setting, challenges and results.

16:00 – YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED

16:10 – What do you pump out faster some days than others?

20:22 – Thoughts on the new Lattice UK “Quad” Pinch block? https://physivantage.com/products/lat…

22:40 – Do you recommend hangboard Repeater Training?

24:45 – How do the modern “volume boulders” transition to outdoor climbing?

29:25 – Recommendations on dealing with finger Synovitis? 32:20 – At what point should I start taking supplements? Learn about climbing-specific supplements here: https://physivantage.com/pages/supple…

36:06 – With all the different types of training and exercises I could do, how does one program them all into the course of a year?

40:40 – I currently climbing indoors once per week and outdoors once…what do you recommend for a third day of climbing per week?

44:00 – Which of your training books do you recommend? https://physivantage.com/collections/…

45:40 – What do you recommend I do for mild tenderness of my fingers after climbing?

50:30 – How to you limit your self-talk before and during a climb?

57:20 – Closing thoughts.

 

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