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Training for Climbing | Fitness and Yoga

Foam Rolling Tips To Help Your Aches and Pains

By: Siena, Planet Granite Portland
March 21, 2020

Foam rolling is a type of myofascial release. Fascia are the connective tissue surrounding your muscles and over time, fascia can become unhealthy due to overuse or injury. The goal of foam rolling is to try to release tension in your muscles and fascia. Foam rolling stretches and loosens the muscles and connective tissue in the area being rolled, releasing tightness and tension that has built up from use or stress.

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Training for Climbing | Fitness and Yoga

Crush Your 2019 Climbing Goals by Fixing Common Muscle Imbalances

By: Svet Dudin
January 16, 2019

Most Americans typically give up on their new year’s resolutions two weeks into every new year. Climbers seem to be a different breed. If I’ve noticed anything at Earth Treks Englewood over the last few weeks, it’s a committed focus towards crushing your climbing goals in 2019. Conversations I’ve overheard in the last week: “I’ve kind of plateaued in my climbing over the last year. I really want to break into the next number grade” “There’s this bouldering project I’ve been eyeing on Mountain Project, but it feels WAY out of my pay grade.” “I’ve only been climbing for a few months, but I’m so stoked. I can’t wait to see what I’m climbing by the end of the year!” 

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Fitness and Yoga

AM I THE ONLY ONE THAT CAN'T RELAX IN YOGA?

By: Ashley Van Dyne
July 20, 2018

You make it to a yoga class. You're laying down at the end and you're ready to relax in Savasana, the last resting pose.  As you settle in, the teacher tells you in their softest and most reassuring voice to let go, to surrender. 

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Fitness and Yoga

LIFT YOUR WAY TO A STRONGER CLIMB

By: Danielle Repetti
March 15, 2018

Climbing is a challenging sport. It requires a great deal of technique, strength, flexibility, endurance and power. Many climbers have honed their technique and skill – but there's one looming part of the puzzle holding them back from those bigger, more challenging climbs.

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