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Grip Strength Testers: What Are They and Why Do I Want One?

So you’ve been improving your grip strength through focused warm-ups and stretches, increasing your grip strength by mixing up training holds on the bouldering wall, and finally working all those grip strength exercises into your routine, now it’s time to test your forearm muscles and hand strength with a grip strength tester. Do you need …

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8 Grip Strength Exercises to Take Your Climbing Next Level

We’ve all seen those ridiculously strong folks in the gym doing their weighted hang board and campusing workouts and then have looked down at our chalked and already burning hands to wonder how exactly one gets to that level of strength training.  Deep down we know just by observing the incredible back muscles on these …

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Basic Rock Climbing Technique

Practice makes perfect when you’re breaking into the rock climbing game. It’s an addictive sport that naturally builds muscle, evokes a zen-like focus, and teaches balance. Ever since the early 1990s, rock climbing has changed and evolved into a full-on Olympic sport.  Most new climbers try to power up the wall using arm strength, but …

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