Mar 312014
 
Climber Posture Part 2 - MOBILITY

  As part of our Health & Wellness series @PG, we asked local climber and chiropractor Natasha Barnes to share her thoughts on spinal health and preventing climbing-related injuries. In her first article, ‘Climber Posture‘, Dr. Barnes gave us 2 ways to test for dysfunctional posture. She also presented a very convincing case on why postural health should Read more…

Feb 172014
 
WOW - Chest & Shoulder Release with Jacqui

*Want each WOW delivered to your inbox? Click here to receive an email every Monday with a brand new workout!   CHEST & SHOULDER RELEASE with Jacqui  Two exercises to stretch and release your upper body.  TIME: 10-15 minutes DIFFICULTY: All levels EQUIPMENT: Strap or Resistance band FOCUS: Mobility   INTRO:  *In yoga it is believed that flexibility is Read more…

Jan 062014
 
WOW- The Shoulder Warm-up with Jamie PART 2

THE SHOULDER WARM-UP with Jamie  Three static stretches to integrate into your warm-up for climbing. TIME: 10-15 minutes DIFFICULTY: All levels EQUIPMENT: Long Resistance Band  FOCUS: Shoulder Mobility INTRO:  Most climbers have extremely tight scapulas and shoulder stabilizers with anterior internal rotation of the upper torso (fancy huh!). This will eventually result in poor posture! *The use of Read more…

Dec 302013
 
WOW: The Shoulder Warm-up with Jamie PART 1

THE SHOULDER WARM-UP with Jamie  Two dynamic stretches to integrate into your warm-up for climbing. TIME: 10-15 minutes DIFFICULTY: All levels EQUIPMENT: Long Resistance Band  FOCUS: Shoulder Mobility INTRO:  Most climbers have extremely tight scapulas and shoulder stabilizers with anterior internal rotation of the upper torso (fancy huh!). This will eventually result in poor posture! *The use of Read more…