Training

Topaz ? 3 years ago

Now that it's time to use your hangboard you want to be sure you're doing so in a way that prevents injury while also building strength and endurance. A few key reminders: Warm up and stretch: get your arms and fingers moving, use both static and dynamic stretching techniques. Double check the board and pull up bar are secure: slowly weight the board when you first start, check the footings against the doorframe are making solid contact, and be sure the hangboards screws are not loose. Stop if it hurts: take it easy at first and don't go for the smallest hold on the board, ease into it and don't strain yourself to the point of physical pain. Here's a video with some tips on hangboarding and how to most effectively do so.

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