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Jan 122015
 

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GET HardCORE WITH THE PG CLIMBING TEAM
with Courtney

 Two exercises the climbing team use to strengthen core. 

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TIME: 10-15 minutes
DIFFICULTY:  Intermediate
EQUIPMENT: Stability ball and Pull-up bar
FOCUS: Core & Warm-up

 

IMPORTANT: Climbing and climbing training, such as the exercises in the WOW, are inherently dangerous activities.  Participation in these exercises is done at your own risk.  If you have any injuries, we recommend you do not attempt a WOW.  If you have any concerns about your abilities or the exercises, consult a qualified medical practitioner or athletic trainer. Before using the fitness area, equipment, classes or any other training at Planet Granite, it is your responsibility to read and understand the posted gym rules and Safety Guidelines found here: http://www.planetgranite.com/climbing/training/training_safetyguidelines.php
Jan 112015
 
Year in Review: 2014 @Planet Granite

Written by Jesse Schouboe, the Youth Program Coordinator at PG Belmont DEAR PLANET GRANITE MEMBERS & GUESTS, 2014 has been an awesome year @PG!  We’ve welcomed new managers to the team, launched community events, had successful youth climbing team seasons, opened a brand new location in Portland, and as always we have donated $1/member/month to Read more…

Jan 092015
 
Congrats to PG Climbing Team - 2014 Regional Champions!

  Every weekday afternoon, you can find groups of excited little (to not so little) kids working crushing your projects.  These youth make up Planet Granite’s Climbing Team headed by coaches Ryan Honda (PG Belmont), Isaac Williams (PG Sunnyvale) & Steve Lancaster (PG San Francisco). Last month, the PG Climbing Team attended  NorCal Regionals and Read more…

Mar 282014
 
Future National Champions - The PG Youth Climbing Teams

  For this new series on the PG blog we’re turning the spotlight on the community in our Youth Climbing Teams. The team kids and coaches at all our locations are an incredible group of climbers and we wanted to give them the attention they deserve for a ‘job well done’! This first article in Read more…

Mar 032014
 
WOW - Get HardCORE with the PG Climbing Team with Courtney

*Want each WOW delivered to your inbox? Click here to receive an email every Monday with a brand new workout!   GET HardCORE WITH THE PG CLIMBING TEAM with Courtney  Two exercises to strengthen core.  TIME: 10-15 minutes DIFFICULTY:  Intermediate EQUIPMENT: Stability ball and Pull-up bar FOCUS: Core & Warm-up   INTRO:  *These 2 exercises are included in the Read more…

Feb 052014
 
Thoughts on Competition - Divisionals 2014 by Sara Evensen

I generally don’t consider myself a competitive person. There are probably many people who would beg to differ (maybe citing instances where I’ve challenged them to arm wrestle, or reminding me that I compete in math), but I say this mostly to convince myself.  What matters shouldn’t be how well you climb compared to others, Read more…