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Aug 052015
 
Climbing & Running: Get to know Personal Trainer Amy Brown by Erin Monahan

Amy Brown has traveled the world working with some of the fastest athletes in the world. Amy is a personal trainer, a fitness instructor at PGPDX, a licensed massage therapist, as well as a certified strength and conditioning coach. You may have seen her around our Portland gym, her quiet confidence and large smile can be 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…

Pushing Past a Plateau: 8 Ways to Break Through! By Erin Monahan

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May 062015
 
Pushing Past a Plateau: 8 Ways to Break Through! By Erin Monahan

Each climber’s journey is unique in its unfolding with the exception of one thing: plateaus. As beginner climbers we are absorbed, excited, enamored and enthralled with our new sport. We get stoked to see progression in such a short amount of time; however, climbing has a steep learning curve. At the end of last summer 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: Get HardCORE with Courtney

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Jan 122015
 
Workout of the Week: Get HardCORE with Courtney

*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 the Week!   GET HardCORE WITH THE PG CLIMBING TEAM with Courtney  Two exercises the climbing team use to strengthen core.  TIME: 10-15 minutes DIFFICULTY:  Intermediate Read more…

Workout of the Week: TRX Core with Matt

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Jan 052015
 
Workout of the Week: TRX Core with Matt

TRX CORE with Matt 3 easy exercises with the TRX that focus on increasing core and core stability. TIME: Varies DIFFICULTY: All levels EQUIPMENT: TRX straps (available to borrow at all gyms) FOCUS: Core     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 Read more…