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Shoulder Pain: More Than Meets the Eye By Dr. Vince DiSaia

Shoulder Pain: More Than Meets the Eye By Dr. Vince DiSaia

| April 18, 2013 | Reply

By Dr. Vince DiSaia I have seen almost every type of shoulder injury imaginable. Most of them are not traumatic in nature and the patient always says, “It just started hurting one day”. The rotator cuff muscles are the most commonly injured muscles in the shoulder area. However, what most people don’t realize is that […]

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System & Finger Training

System & Finger Training

| March 24, 2013 | Reply

I have finally finished my system wall. I started this training years ago when I read an article by the Huber brothers on how they used this method to help them increase their strength, power and body tension. I have found over the years body tension is key to improvement. The more you have the […]

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Taking Climbing Training To The Max with Jairo Pandiello

Taking Climbing Training To The Max with Jairo Pandiello

| March 8, 2013 | Reply

Wild Country Spanish team member, Jairo Pandiello shows a little of what training means to him in this entertaining video…and that seems to mean total commitment and plenty of beef!!! Jairo sent his first 8c last year and has bouldered 8a as well – showing what a bit of hard work can do. So follow […]

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Ask the Doc: Elbow Pain By Dr. Vince DiSaia

Ask the Doc: Elbow Pain By Dr. Vince DiSaia

| February 15, 2013 | Reply

By Dr. Vince DiSaia Ask the Doc, is a Boulderng Portal section dedicated to bouldering and climbing injuries, prevention and treatment. We will take a user injury submission and address it’s cause and possible plan for recovery. If you have a tweak, pain or just want to stay healthy send us your submission and we will […]

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Coming soon!

Coming soon!

| February 14, 2013 | Reply

In an effort to continue to bring you all more content on training, injuries, nutrition and more we are developing some specific programing that will be available to each of you. This will be a combination of on and off the wall training, injury prevention/injury management and nutrition. We will be developing a video series […]

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The 1-Arm Pull-Up Plan

The 1-Arm Pull-Up Plan

| February 7, 2013 | Reply

By Steve Bechtel I write a lot of articles about getting yourself to the gym, about losing a few pounds, or about basic health. Here’s one on the other side of the spectrum… How about getting really strong? This plan is built around getting an athlete to be able to do a one-arm pull-up. Although […]

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Recovery

Recovery

| January 30, 2013 | Reply

Well it has been 14 days since I heard the “POP” in my elbow while campusing, it has been a tough two weeks. I was really feeling I was ready for my next breakthrough and I set myself back once again. The desire for more and more power can be a dangerous recipe and I […]

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Workouts for the Week (Jan 21-25)

Workouts for the Week (Jan 21-25)

| January 21, 2013 | Reply

I am still on the mend as I heal my injured left elbow. I am going a bit batty now that I can do anything except use my left arm. Argg! I have been trying to stay active mixing in a variety of work to minimize this set back. I am going to PT at […]

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TGIF

TGIF

| January 18, 2013 | Reply

I cannot perform much of this, but I wish I could. I will try most of it one-armed and run the rest or based on what I see run the whole workout. Yikes. If you need to burn some calories before the weekend give this P.I.T. workout a shot. This is a good cardio test. […]

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Man Down!

Man Down!

| January 17, 2013 | Reply

Well what do I say “do as I say ,not as I do”. Yesterday I took a good friend bouldering at Truhold. He had only climbed once in a gym years ago, so I was just getting him on a circuit of V0-V1′s. Super mellow day just giving him instruction and showing him some movement […]

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