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
Rock climbing is a fun and exciting sport if you know what you are doing. On the other hand, if you are a beginner climber it can take a dangerous turn without you even knowing. We have ten tips that will help you cover the bases of safety so you are less likely to be hurt or worse. [Read more…] about Climbing Safety: 10 Tips To Stay Safe While Climbing