Training for Climbing: The Definitive Guide to Improving Your Performance

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Rowman & Littlefield, Sep 16, 2008 - Sports & Recreation - 304 pages
Drawing on new research in sports medicine, nutrition, and fitness, this book offers a training program to help any climber achieve superior performance and better mental concentration on the rock, with less risk of injury.

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Excellent help for newbie

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I've been working out at a gym since early Sept. I feel like saying I "climb" is a bit disrespectful, since I've never touched a wall outside (yet). However, this book is exactly what I've wanted to ... Read full review


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Eric Horst has been climbing for thirty years. He is a performance coach who has helped thousands of climbers improve their performance through his books, magazine articles, seminars, and Web sites. He is the author of Rock Climbing Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland; Training for Climbing 1st ed; How to Climb 5.12; Learning to Climb Indoors; and Conditioning for Climbers. He lives with his wife Lisa Ann and their two sons, Cameron and Jonathan, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

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