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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…

WOW – Lower Core Medicine with Jonathan

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Apr 282014
 
WOW - Lower Core Medicine with Jonathan

  LOWER CORE MEDICINE with Jonathan This WOW targets stability and keeping core tension while climbing on steep terrain. TIME: 10 minutes DIFFICULTY:  All levels EQUIPMENT: Medicine ball and mat space FOCUS: Core, Stability   *EXERCISE 1 – MEDICINE BALL LEG CIRCLES – SMALL  Grip a medicine ball between your feet and use your hands to support your lower back. Read more…

WOW – The Time Crunch Circuit with Emilio

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Apr 212014
 
WOW - The Time Crunch Circuit with Emilio

  THE TIME CRUNCH CIRCUIT with Emilio This full-body workout is a rotation of 3 exercises, ideally completed within 1 hour. TIME: 1 hour DIFFICULTY:  All levels EQUIPMENT: Hangboard and mat space FOCUS: Strength, Core, Full-body   INTRO – This should be a super-fast rotation of these 3 exercises. You want to be sweating by the end of it and Read more…

WOW – Compression for Crushing with Justin

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Apr 142014
 
WOW - Compression for Crushing with Justin

  COMPRESSION FOR CRUSHING with Justin This WOW strengthens your chest and shoulders in prep for compression style boulder problems. TIME: 20 – 30 minutes DIFFICULTY:  All levels EQUIPMENT: System board, climbing shoes/chalk, and the Fly Machine FOCUS: Contact and Compression Strength   *EXERCISE 1 – PINCHES ON THE SYSTEM BOARD STEP 1. Position the board to Read more…

WOW – The Push Pull at the Bar with Himanshu

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Apr 072014
 
WOW - The Push Pull at the Bar with Himanshu

  THE PUSH PULL AT THE BAR with Himanshu  This full body workout strengthens your arms, back, hips and also improves your core stability.  TIME: 20 – 30 minutes DIFFICULTY:  All levels EQUIPMENT: Stability ball, a dumbbell, power band & TRX straps FOCUS: Strength, Stability, Core   *Want each WOW delivered to your inbox? Click here to receive Read more…

WOW – Double Clutches with Travis

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Mar 312014
 
WOW - Double Clutches with Travis

  DOUBLE CLUTCHES with Travis  This WOW will improve your timing with dynamic motion and also improves contact strength and deadpointing skills. TIME: 15 – 20 minutes DIFFICULTY:  All levels EQUIPMENT: Systems Board + climbing shoes/chalk FOCUS: Strength, Power   INTRO: *Improving your Contact strength and Deadpointing skills is a great way to bump up your level Read more…