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  • Please see the "Read Inside this Book" feature under the Manual and Instructions section (located below and to the right) to read sample pages from this book
  • Author: Eric J. Horst
  • Softcover; 282 pages; color photographs
  • Morris Book Publishing, LLC; copyright 2008
  • Updated edition includes expanded chapters on training technique, mental skills, strength and endurance
  • Book will help any climber achieve superior performance and better mental concentration on the rock, with less risk of injury
  • Highly entertaining, idea-packed and loaded with practical techniques and strategies
  • Begins with a logical progression of self-analysis and goal setting
  • Follows with an in-depth look at the vital mental and technical skills that separate the best from the rest
  • Breakthrough chapters on sport-specific strength training present the principles of effective training
  • Details dozens of exercises with color photographs, as well as sample personalized training programs for climbers of all abilities
  • Expert advice on the often overlooked subjects of performance nutrition, accelerating recovery and the prevention and treatment of climbing injuries


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