Earlier today I posted the following picture to Facebook. I wasn’t expecting much of a response as I’ve demonstrated the exercise before. Apparently there are new readers to the site however as the image garnered plenty of attention. For starters, many asked about its origin. The image comes from one of Edward Aston’s old books. […]
The artificial holds and lines devised for gyms and climbing competitions don't just happen—they're created and placed by devious people who want to force you to stretch, contort, curse, fail, and fall. We go behind the scenes with the masterminds who make this booming sport a serious challenge.