Hangboarding is one of the most sport-specific strength exercises that you can do for climbing, and the benefits translate immediately to the rock. Here's what you need to know to get stronger without getting injured.
Pro climbers got where they are through training, practice and by learning what works on the rock and what doesn't. Here, some of their tricks for upping your game.
Time to level up your finger training? This excerpt from Climbing Bible: Practical Exercises will get you started.
From tufas to aretes and even crack climbing, it pays to know how to pinch. (And even better if you do it well!)