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“Injury-Proof Your Climber Knee”

In this article from Climbing Magazine we get some useful tips on improving you knee health.  This is something that I’ve been increasingly aware of over the past year as I’ve noticed those heel hooks on steep overhanging climbs really torquing my knee.  Click on over for some general knee wellness tips, as well as some specific exercises to strengthen many components of the knee.

 

 

Nalle Hukkataival sends Gioia(V16)

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In this new video we get to see Nalle’s ascent of one of the hardest boulder problems in the world Gioia in Varazze, Italy. The problem is rated 8C+(V16). Nalle contends that this is indeed one of the hardest boulder problems he has ever done, but questions whether it is a full grade harder than most 8C’s already out there.

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New workouts to refresh your gym training

While it may seem improbable given the frigid Winter we’ve had here in Minnesota, Spring is right around the corner.  In the last couple weeks we’ve even had a few days in the 40′s!  You may have been stuck in the gym all Winter and if your training regiment has been lacking(or like mine, nearly non-existent) here are several new workouts from Climbing Magazine to get you in shape for the Spring season; all while keeping you on the wall.

Happy Climbing! 

Daniel Woods and Jimmy Webb attack The Nest(V15)

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http://www.epictv.com/media/podcast/daniel-woods-and-jimmy-webb-climb-one-of-americas-hardest-boulders-%7C-ragin-the-rockies-ep-3/274525

In a video by Cameron Maier American strong men Daniel Woods and Jimmy Webb attack a classic new hard-line in Las Vegas’ Red Rock Canyon.

Daniel Woods: A Day in the Life

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http://www.epictv.com/media/podcast/hang-out-with-daniel-woods-as-he-climbs-unbelievable-problems-in-bishop-%7C-a-day-in-the-life-ep-3/273979

Follow Daniel Woods along with fellow strong man Jimmy Webb and videographer Cameron Maier (Bearcam) through a day in Bishop, CA. From Bouldering to Beers this video is more than enough to make many of us envious of their lifestyle.