Sep 222014
 
Workout of the Week: Increase shoulder flexibility!

THE SHOULDER WARM-UP with Jamie  An oldie but goodie!  It’s always important to remember to stretch and take care of your body while training.  This WOW originally posted as part of a two part series – check out Part 2 here!  Two dynamic stretches to integrate into your warm-up for climbing. TIME: 10-15 minutes DIFFICULTY: All levels EQUIPMENT: Long Read more…

Sep 182014
 
Justen Sjong of Team of 2 returns this month!

Team of 2 is making a quick return back!  Kris the trainer will not be able to make it this trip, however, Justen will be doing 2 different training camps this trip focused on making great use of the amazing System Board at Planet Granite.  The first is about ‘Refining your Movement’ and the second Read more…

Sep 162014
 
Ode to Organic by Shannon Joslin

A Crash Course in Crash Pads CRASH PAD COMPOSITION Crash pads have a durable bottom shell and usually a less durable, more aesthetically pleasing top-shell. The innards of the pad are comprised of open and closed cell foam. The quality of a pad is dictated by a combination of the foam’s longevity to keep a falling Read more…

Sep 082014
 
The Man Behind the Drill - Bret Johnston - PG's NEW Director of Setting!

  Planet Granite offers a warm welcome to our new Director of Setting, Bret Johnston! Coming to us from Seattle, Bret just got into town three weeks ago. With the launch of Bloc Party 2014 it’s been a whirlwind of activity and non-stop action for him. A perfect introduction to life in the Bay Area! Eliot Carlsen, Manager Read more…