Falcon Guides Training For Climbing

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Increase your strength, power, skill, and focus to maximize your climbing performance. 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 Hrst 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. 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. Hrst completes his coaching with dedicated chapters on technique and mental training, performance nutrition, accelerating recovery, and injury prevention. The books 300-plus pages of expert instruction make for the most advanced and complete book of its type! Eric Hrst is an internationally renowned author and a climber of forty years. As a researcher and coach, Hrst has written hundreds of articles and coached thousands of climbers from around the world. He owns the popular website Training4Climbing.com.

- Summit Hut

Whether you're just starting to train or ramping it up, FalconGuides Training for Climbing provides techniques, strategies and ideas to help boost your strength, power, skill and focus on the rock.


Training For Climbing presents a unique synthesis of leading-edge strength training methods, tried-and-true practice strategies, and powerful mental training techniques that will empower you to climb better--regardless of your current ability.

- GearX.com

"Falcon Guides Books Training for Climbing - The Definitive Guide to Improving Your Performance. Updated and expanded this new edition builds on the best-selling first edition's breakthrough text. Eric Hrst combines leading-edge sport science with his thirty-plus years of climbing and coaching experience to create a handbook packed with practical how-to and what-to-do information. This new edition includes expanded chapters on training technique improving mental skills and developing muscular strength and endurance. A new chapter on general conditioning leads into the seminal chapters on climbing-specific strength training and developing personalized training programs for maximum results. Additional chapters discuss the vital yet often overlooked subjects of self-assessment performance nutrition accelerating recovery and injury preventiontopics that have received scant or no coverage in other climbing books. Dozens of color photographs depict the exercises and techniques while training-tip summary boxes makes for a quick review of key points."

- CampSaver.com

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