Simple question, right? Well, the simple answer is that yes, in my opinion, it worked wonderfully. But, the question you all want to know: Being as I trained no power endurance, how did it affect my power endurance for the season?Read More
Spring has nearly yielded to the stifling heat and humidity of the jungle-like summer, and I've not posted a single update on how it's gone.Read More
You'll remember Taylor Frohmiller from the incomplete case studies we tried in the spring. A host of detours kept us from finishing the spring in a strong way, but Taylor wrapped up school and turned his focus to getting in a little more time outdoors on real rock.Read More
Anonymous writes... How important do you think nutrition is when trying to improve/achieve new climbing goals? Did you give Taylor any advice along those lines? How strictly do you monitor your own diet?
I'll be the first to admit that I didn't have very high expectations for this case study. I was positive that Taylor had the skills to put it all together. I was positive that if he applied himself, he'd do well. However, I wasn't so sure that he'd stick to the program for more than a week or two.He might just surprise us all.Read More
You might say that Taylor has a hard time focusing on things for very long. Based on my time spent climbing with him, I would certainly say that. This knowledge played a big part in how I approached coming up with a program for him.Read More
My goal is to recruit 3 people for these informal studies: One relative beginner, one average climber who's bumped into a ceiling, and one above average climber who only needs direction. I'm starting with the latter. Allow me to introduce Case Study #1: Taylor Frohmiller.Read More