This article shows you how to properly warm-up prior to climbing and is based on the latest research. The warm-up is broken into four stages. The first stage is "on the wall" and uses the entire body to generate warmth while mirroring climbing positions. The second stage is "rotation" which uses circular movements to warm-up the joints. There third stage is "upper body" which uses dynamic stretching to warm-up the primary muscles used climbing. The fourth stage is "wrists and fingers" wh...
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As with any form of sport or exercise it is incredibly important to warm up and stretch appropriately before rock climbing. Too many rock climbers make the amateur mistake of not warming up or stretching properly!
From @tradprincess | Beautiful day in long canyon with good peeps. Had a struggle day warming up on this beauty doing well until I biffed the clip. Also I had the best hissy fit on fisticuffs when I realized for my height I needed to do overhanging fours. Good times!Photo by the amazing @johnevansphoto @rockstonegear | Posted on April 11, 2017 #rockclimbing #climbing_pictures_of_instagram #climbing_is_my_passion #sportclimbing