I had a travel intense 36hours. I slept, or at least tried to sleep on my bouldering mat, at Valencia airport on the top floor in a quiet corner. I la...

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Magic Wood

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I spent over two weeks in Albarracin and met many people from different walks of life. This post is therefore dedicated to some of the other interesti...

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Albarracin #2

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My time in Albarracin was a relaxing, beautiful and exhilarating adventure. In short, fantastic. If therefore, you are not interested in some of the j...

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Anyone who knows me will tell you that I am predominantly a boulderer and sport climber, both in build and mentality. My dad on the other hand prefers...

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Trad with dad

There are hundreds of exercises and variations of these exercises that people use to strengthen and tone their core. I think the biggest difference wi...

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Training: Core

90 degree hold in a frenchie

I have been asked to talk about my training schedule building up to my trip away. Every climber will have their own training routines and exercise rep...

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Training: Upper Body

A really fun route, so pumped by the end

I thought I would go a bit off track from some of my recent posts and just talk about what’s going on in my head at the moment and what makes me...

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Spotting 3

There is a lot of debate among climbers regarding how and when to spot. I have been teaching spotting technique to people for a while but often there ...

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Training for climbing can take many forms. My definition is broad, I would categorise training as exercising for improved fitness, strength or extra e...

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Training Principles