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Do strength imbalances make a difference in climbing? Part 1

We were thinking about left-right hand strength imbalances recently and instead of asking all the questions ourselves we thought it would be fun to put it…

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BMI and Climbing Part 3, ALL 8a.nu Climbers

We’ve already written a few posts looking at BMI and climbing across a few different data sets, and now comes the final chapter! We’ve combined every…

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Are Hard Climbs Better? Part 2

In our previous post we looked at user ratings for ascents in the 8a.nu top 100 female/sport/boulder database. We missed an important detail though…when an ascent is…

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8a.nu Climbers

In previous posts where we’ve looked at data from 8a.nu it’s always been from climbers in the top 100 rankings (female/sport/boulder). This gives us a…

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Are Hard Climbs Better?

[Update 13/10/2017: user NP pointed out an interesting issue with the below article in the comments.  We’ve done a follow up in Are Hard Climbs…

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BMI and Climbing Part 2, Elite Climbers

We’ve already looked at BMI in climbing a couple of times, first in our own data and secondly looking at an overview of some numbers from 8a.nu….

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Open or half crimp for performance profiling in climbing?

We use maximal finger strength (as measured by a 5 sec. hang on a 20mm Lattice Edge) as a key data point in our performance…

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BMI and Climbing

It is well known that climbing (both bouldering and sport climbing) is a sport that is affected by power to weight ratios. The biggest factor…

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BMI in elite level climbers

Body weight in climbing is a hot topic of discussion and has been for a long time. It’s widely acknowledged that carefully controlled body fat…

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9c, Adam Ondra and Alex Megos

The big grade of 9c has officially landed! Adam Ondra has succeeded on his Flatanger Project Hard, undoubtedly the pinnacle of his climbing career to…

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