The Warm Up: Why Starting Off Slow Can Help Your Climbing
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I'll highlight two comments from this article. And yes, this pertains to ALL athletes! ...
1) “Skipping the warm-up robs climbers of valuable energy—not just for the muscles, but for the mind as well. Warming up allows us climbers to reset, get into a climbing mindset, and to prepare our tendons for pulling.”
2) “Warming up is a time to reset your mind from other distractions. The mental warm-up begins on the drive to the gym or the hike to the crag.”