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A-Z of training books

» by May 27th, 2009 at 12:06 pm » Comments (10)

Need some inspiration for your next training book? Or even your first? Check out the list below. There are over 30 books here and although I know them all by reputation, I haven’t read them all. I am keen to hear opinions both of the books on the list and any other great titles I have left off. Let […]

What is functional fitness?

» by May 18th, 2009 at 5:14 pm » Comments (38)

 Many people including myself and many readers of this site would say we do ‘functional fitness’. We use the phrase almost without thinking, but most people have never heard of it and it must sound very odd. This thought struck me as I was watching a climbing film, Alistair Lee’s Onsight where one interviewee comments that […]

Rock climbing technique

» by May 12th, 2009 at 5:31 pm » Comments (33)

  Alex Puccio on A Maze of Death v12 from Bishop Bouldering Many people are turning to indoor climbing for fitness. They may, or may not have ambitions to climb regularly on rock but the indoor climbing environment is a fun adjunct to a gym routine. Rock climbing however is quite technique dependent. I meet […]