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Training for Climbing (3rd Edition)

Training for Climbing 3rd editions draws on the latest climbing research, this international best-selling Training for Climbing presents a comprehensive, evidence-based program for improving climbing performance.

With the unique perspective of a veteran climber, researcher, and coach, Eric Horst blends leading edge sport science with his decades of climbing and coaching experience to create a content rich text packed with practical how-to and what-to-do information.

Also included are expanded chapters on developing strength, power, and endurance in the crucial finger flexor and pulling muscles, as well as a must-read chapter on developing exceptional core strength. Horst completes his coaching with dedicated chapters on technique and mental training, performance nutrition, accelerating recovery, and injury prevention. The book's 300-plus pages of expert instruction make for the most advanced and complete book of its type!

Eric Horst is an internationally renowned author and a climber of forty years. As a researcher and coach, Horst has written hundreds of articles and coached thousands of climbers from around the world. He owns the popular website


  • ISBN 13: 9781493017614
  • No of Pages: 338
  • Page Size: 190 x 235mm
  • Publisher: Globe Pequot Press
  • Published Date: Sep 2016
  • Cover: Paperback
  • Author: Eric J Horst

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