June 5, 2020
Stronger, Safer Shoulders

Sam Higham runs through a comprehensive list of fundamental exercises that expose the shoulder to various loads designed to minimise the risk of injury. Performing 3 sets of each of these exercises at least twice per week will help to prevent climbing-related shoulder injuries.

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May 29, 2020
The Best Free Campsites in NSW

What’s better than finding a great campground? - finding a campground that doesn’t cost you a penny. Time to check out the best free camping in NSW with Mattie J Gould from We Are Explorers.

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May 29, 2020
Muscle Memory | How it works with climbing

Like all athletes around the world, climbers want to get back to doing the sports we love; there’s no doubt we are all feeling the slump of quarantine getting to us. Never fear, though! Read on to find out how your body will re-adjust to your regular climbing routine in no time. Our muscles are amazing things, and you’re about to find out just how incredible they really are.

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May 29, 2020
Outdoor Bouldering 101

If you’re new to the world of climbing on real rock, there’s a few considerations you need to take into account, as well as some ethics and principles to remember when you’re in the bush.

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May 22, 2020
DIY Liquid Chalk

You’re probably here because you share that same vein of curiosity, and might have read our recent post about the use of liquid chalk in gyms (link to blog), so let’s have a look at what goes into making liquid chalk.

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May 22, 2020
10 Yoga Poses to Build Strength and Mobility

As climbers, we often focus primarily on our pulling strength. Still, if we want to get the most out of our climbing and stay injury-free, we need to stretch our climbing muscles (agonists) and strengthen our non-climbing muscles (antagonists). Here are my top 10 yoga poses to get the job done:

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May 22, 2020
The Switch to Liquid Chalk

Liquid chalk is just dry chalk suspended in alcohol. The main benefit is that it spreads and coats evenly onto your fingers and hands, which means it lasts longer and you don't have to use nearly as much to get that crisp, dry, chalky feeling.

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May 22, 2020
Make your own climbing rope mat

I've always wanted to make a rope mat, but always thought it would be too difficult. Well, I can now say I've joined the ranks of the bread-making/gardening/puzzle-doing citizens and finally given it a go. And it's actually very straightforward.

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May 15, 2020
Slow Down with this Simple Stretch Session

Struggling to find the motivation to move daily?

Try adding a short stretch session to your morning or evening routine. Climb fit’s Claire Ayling runs through 8 of her favourite stretches designed to uplift your mood and kick start your day.

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