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Importance of Antagonist Muscle Training in Rock Climbing

Antagonist Muscle Training - Push Ups

Why is it important to do antagonist muscle training? So, you’ve been rock climbing for several months now and crushing intermediate routes. Congratulations! You are getting stronger and building your climbing muscles. Your body is becoming as ripped as our natural climber cousins, the chimpanzees. But if you haven’t been doing antagonist muscle training, then …

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Hung Fut Philippines: Authentic Kung Fu Quest

I enjoyed watching kung fu action films as a child. I’m amazed with how Bruce Lee, Jet Li and Jackie Chan fought. Fists as hard as steel, kicks as fast as lightning, and movements as fluid as water. Years later, videos of various martial art styles sparring another became available online. Chinese Kung Fu practitioners …

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I Tried Wearing Gloves and Tape for Rock Climbing (3 Hand Protection Tests)

I tried wearing gloves for rock climbing

If you are reading this article, then you are probably a beginner like me who wonders if wearing gloves can help you climb easier. So I did a little experiment and decided to share my findings with you. At the time of the experiment, I’ve had a total of 7 hours of active rock climbing …

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10 Best Indoor Leg Exercises for Rock Climbing Beginners

(Reading Time: 10 min) Leg exercises are critical if you want to get good at rock climbing fast. If you are a beginner, you will often hear your climb mates tell you to “Use your legs!”, “Use your toes!”, “You are depending too much on your arms!”, etc. While it is common that you receive …

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