Lattice Training Podcast

Calisthenics and Climbing, Ask Lattice | Lattice Training

August 19, 2021 Lattice Training Season 1 Episode 40
Lattice Training Podcast
Calisthenics and Climbing, Ask Lattice | Lattice Training
Show Notes

In this episode of Ask Lattice Josh talks to Nutritionist, Ed Smith, all about his history of calisthenics training and how it has impacted his climbing performance. Ed had spent years in the gym strength training and playing many different sports before finding climbing. From then calisthenics became his main form of strength and conditioning. 

0:00 - Intro
3:39 - What is Calisthenics?
5:20 - Would you recommend calisthenics as a method for climbers?
6:40 - What does your strength training look like now?
9:50 - Do you need to be lifting heavy to climb well?
12:05 - Does learning to climb, when already very strong, hinder your progress?
20:05 - What would you say to someone that claims they are a non-responder to strength training?