PLANET GRANITE BLOG

 


Who are you? How long have you been part of the PG Family?

My name is Joshua Wise, and I’ve been climbing at PG for just coming up on seven years now. PG is kind of my home for a lot of things — it feels like a second home for climbing, and it feels like home for Yoga, and — we say “climbing, yoga, fitness” here at PG, right? And really, PG is my home for all of these. I started my practice of yoga here at PG, too. I think many members might see me as kind of a fixture here — I’m here most days of the week, except during ski season!

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Workout of the Week: Olympic Rings

Rings are a great tool for climbers to build shoulder, arm, and core strength. PG Sunnyvale staffer Daniel demonstrates exercises including Dips, Rows, Frenchies, and Climber Twists.

 TIME: How ever long it takes! DIFFICULTY:  Intermediate to Advanced EQUIPMENT:  Olympic Rings FOCUS: arms, shoulder, and core

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Workout of the Week: Controlled Hangboard Toe Touches

Do you hangboard? Even if you already use the hangboard in your climbing training, this week’s workout offers a tip on how to increase your core strength and leg and foot control by working out with a partner. 

 TIME: 20DIFFICULTY: All Abilities EQUIPMENT:  Hangboard, foam roller, and a workout buddyFOCUS: arms, hands, and core

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