Climbing: Training for Peak Performance (Mountaineers Outdoor Expert)

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"Whatever your talent, experience, and ambition, if you climb you would do well to read Clyde Soles' training manual. This book will allow you to pull down harder, last longer, and have more fun while you're at it." -- Jon Krakauer, author of "Into Thin Air"

* Climbing exercises to build strength, endurance, flexibility, and aerobic fitness
* Up-to-date nutritional information to power your climbing training
* Climibing fitness tips that prepares you both mentally and physically

Climbers at all levels benefit from working to build core strength, opening the door to higher levels of achievement. This important edition in the Mountaineers Outdoor Expert series covers everything you need to improve your climbing fitness in ways that takes your performance to the next level. There is even instruction on yoga, Pilates, and herbal supplements, as well as a section on core training. Climbing: Training for Peak Performance also contains information about rehabilitation after an injury, plus several new training programs.

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About the Author:

CLYDE SOLES is a writer-climber with varied experience in the field. He has summitted 8000-meter peaks and has written for magazines and authored several books, including The Outdoor Knots Book, Climbing: Training for Peak Performance, and Climbing: Expedition Planning, all published by The Mountaineers Books.

For more information about Clyde, visit his web site at ClideSoles.com.

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"Overall, Climbing: Training for Peak Performance is a valuable synthesis of state-of-the-art advice across all the important areas of athletic training related to climbing and other outdoor pursuits." (GearFlogger.com)

"Should I buy this? Yes. If you are a climber, hiker, hill walker, skier, mountain biker or anyone that enjoys activity in the outdoors, there will be something in this book that you will benefit from. Even if you are simply interested in general fitness there is much here that will help you improve your performance." (conditioningresearch.blogspot.com)

"Soles provides that rare experience, text book attention to detail in a hugely readable form." (Bernard Newman The Alpine Journal)

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