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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: Bouldering 4x4s with Reinhard

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Apr 202015
 
Workout of the Week: Bouldering 4x4s with Reinhard

BOULDERING 4x4s with Reinhard A great workout to build power endurance  TIME: about an hour DIFFICULTY:  All Levels EQUIPMENT: climbing shoes & chalk…and maybe a towel. FOCUS: power endurance *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! Read more…

Workout of the Week – Campus Board Training with Lucas

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Jan 192015
 
Workout of the Week - Campus Board Training with Lucas

CAMPUS BOARD TRAINING with Lucas  Four advanced exercises to train on the campus board.  TIME: 10-15 minutes DIFFICULTY:  Advanced EQUIPMENT: Campus Board FOCUS: Finger & Upper Body Strength *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…

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…

Training for Your Trip with PDX Asst Manager JB

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Jan 112015
 
Training for Your Trip with PDX Asst Manager JB

Written by PDX Marketing Coordinator Alec Carrier I sat down with PG Portland’s Assistant Manager JB, who also happens to be an amazing personal trainer, to talk about the training he’s been doing for his upcoming climbing trip. He shared his weekly training routine, as well as how to approach fitness and curate it for Read more…