Tight Forearms

You might not have the forearms of Frank McGrath, purported to have the biggest forearms in bodybuilding, but you can still have tight forearms regardless of your sport and occupation. Some recent clients with tight forearms prompted me to write a blog post on the...

Finger and wrist strength deficits in climbers

In my review of climbing research, I came across a study by Vigouroux who did some interesting research on the difference in wrist and finger strength between climbers and non-climbers. As you might expect, they found that climbers have greater finger flexor capacity...

Linking deficiencies in climbing performance to injury

Linking deficiencies in climbing performance to injury From treating injured climbers in my clinic for the last 8 years, I’ve seen a pattern in the weakness observed which contributed to their injury. Most of the injuries I see occur in the shoulder, elbow, wrist and...

Shoulder Injury due to Incorrect Movement while Climbing

Climbing with incorrect shoulder movement can lead to elbow and  shoulder injuries. It can also be a factor in wrist and finger injuries. But do you know what bad shoulder movement is and can you spot it in yourself or those around you? This article aims to help you...