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Jul 272015
 

 

Heavy Finger Roll with Daniel @PGSV

Daniel demonstrates how you can increase your finger strength using a barbell!
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TIME: 15 minutes
DIFFICULTY: All levels
EQUIPMENT: Barbell
FOCUS: Finger Strength

Sample Heavy Finger Roll Workout:

Warm-Up Set: 10-20 reps of 60% body weight
First Set: 10-12 reps of 100% body weight
Second Set: 10-12 reps of 100% body weight + 20-30lbs
Third Set: 5-10 reps of 100% body weight + 30-40lbs
Last two Sets: 3-5 reps of 100% body weight + 40-50lbs

 

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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

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Workout of the Week - June Challenge

June Challenge @ PG Sunnyvale w/ Stephen The HIIT Triplet, a 5 minute high-intensity interval workout for climbers and fitness enthusiasts. Scores can be posted on the whiteboard in the PG Sunnyvale fitness area or contact the F10 Fitness Manager, Suzie@planetgranite.com. TIME: 5 minutes DIFFICULTY: All levels EQUIPMENT: A pull up bar FOCUS: Full body workout   IMPORTANT: Climbing and Read more…

Workout of the Week: Functional Circuit Workout with Jonathan

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May 182015
 
Workout of the Week: Functional Circuit Workout with Jonathan

Functional Circuit Workout with Jonathan A complete 8 workout circuit that will get you physically ready to tackle those long climbing days. TIME: 45-60 minutes DIFFICULTY: All levels EQUIPMENT: Kettlebell, Olympic Bar, Slam Ball, Bosu Ball. FOCUS: Full body workout   IMPORTANT: Climbing and climbing training, such as the exercises in the WOW, are inherently dangerous activities.  Participation in these Read more…

May 112015
 
Workout of the Week; TRX Classics with Kayci

TRX Classics with Kayci Three fundamental TRX exercises targeting the essential climbing muscles. TIME: Varies DIFFICULTY: All levels EQUIPMENT: TRX straps, free to check out at the front desk. FOCUS: Core and Shoulders.   IMPORTANT: Climbing and climbing training, such as the exercises in the WOW, are inherently dangerous activities.  Participation in these exercises is done at your Read more…

Workout of the Week: Footwork Accuracy & Core

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May 042015
 
Workout of the Week: Footwork Accuracy & Core

FOOTWORK & CORE with Rob 3 fun exercises to do after climbing that target core stability and footwork accuracy. TIME: Varies DIFFICULTY: All levels EQUIPMENT: Steep Wall and Systems Wall FOCUS: Core and Footwork.   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. Read more…

Workout of the Week – How to warm-up with Alex Iglecia

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Apr 272015
 
Workout of the Week - How to warm-up with Alex Iglecia

How to Warm-Up Efficiently with Alex Iglecia of Being Epic An efficiently fun warm-up for climbing!  TIME: 2-5 minutes DIFFICULTY:  All Levels EQUIPMENT: None FOCUS: Warm-Up joints and muscles *Want each WOW delivered to your inbox? Click here to receive an email every Monday with a brand new video featuring Crux of the Week, Tip of the Week or Workout of Read more…