Climbing is an activity that many people love because it is both fun and physically challenging. While many are happy to simply climb different indoor climbing walls or find new rock faces to climb outdoors, others like to spice things up a bit and play climbing games with their fellow climbers. These are lots of fun and a great thing to do when spending time with people who share your passion for climbing. They can also have a practical purpose as you can use games as part of your rock climbing training. If you would like to try some climbing games, either for fun or for training, here are 15 of the best climbing games with instructions on how to play them. [Read more…] about 15 Best Climbing Games for Indoor & Outdoor Climbing!
Climbing is an interesting topic for a movie and there are examples of films from almost every genre. Just some examples of the genres of climbing movies include biographical, drama, disaster, thriller, horror, action, and even comedy. This means there are interesting climbing movies to watch to suit all preferences, and each can teach you something different about climbing. Similarly, there have been many fascinating documentaries that focus on climbing and these often focus on experienced climbers or well-known climbing locations. Here’s a list of some of the best climbing movies and documentaries that you must watch. [Read more…] about 20 Best Climbing Movies & Documentaries to Get You Inspired!
Experienced climbers have all had a few scrapes and bruises. This is a part of climbing. Some injuries are more serious and they usually happen because of faulty equipment or a miscalculation by the climber. Here are the five most common climbing injuries and how you can prevent them from happening to you. [Read more…] about The 5 Most Common Climbing Injuries Can Usually be Avoided by Following These Simple Tips
Developing stronger fingers is important when you want to take your climbing to the next level. There are four main reasons why you want more finger strength. The first is because you need the extra grip to be able to grab and hold onto small ledges. Second, you need the strength to recover on small holds. Third, stronger fingers will give you more endurance on submaximal holds and forth, stronger fingers have more stamina. If your fingers are weak they will become tired and you will lose your grip faster. [Read more…] about How To Increase Finger Strength For Climbing?
Rock climbers exert a lot of stress on their bodies. The more challenging the climb, the harder it is on the body. It is fair to say that the act of rock climbing is a full body workout. It’s not something that you should do until you are in fit condition though. Your muscles need to be prepared before you subject them to the rigors of rock climbing. [Read more…] about Full Body Strength Exercises and Their Benefits for Rock Climbing