In this episode of Ask Coach Hörst...Eric answers 9 wide-ranging questions from listeners. Some of the topics covered are...hangboard training, diagnosing a finger injury, autoregulation use in competition, energy system training, optimal training for a Masters climber, protein requirements, and blood flow restriction training. Listen in!
0:15 - Introduction to Ask Coach Horst
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3:05 - Question #1 - What are your thoughts on hangboard training on climbing days...as well as on consecutive days?
7:50 - Question #2 - Can you give me some insight into my finger injury...which is painful at the base of the ring finger, but also extends down into the palm and forearm?
10:10 - Question #3 - What's the optimal length of rest between strength/power exercises and powerful bouldering?
14:15 - Question #4 - What do you think about the use of auto-regulation on competition days? Might the findings potentially hurt the mental state of the athlete? (Learn more about Auto-Regulation in Podcast #44.)
19:00 - Question #5 - How can I incorporate Energy System Training concepts into a periodized training program? (Learn more about Energy System Training in podcasts #21 - #28.)
26:00 - Question #6 - What advice do you have for a 50-something climber wanting to train right and climb for many years to come?
32:54 - Question #7 - How much protein do I need to consume daily to recover optimally?
41`:40 - Question #8 - When doing weighted pull-ups should I go down the whole way or should I maintain a bit of arm-bend at the bottom?
45:40 - Question #9 - I'd like to do some blood flow restriction training (BFR) -- what protocol do you recommend for a healthy climber?
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