Questions tagged [exercises]
Questions that ask for exercises to generally train for any outdoor activity or improve certain skills.
Tricks for dealing with fingers numb from cold
Recently I was running in the hills, and although the air was quite chilly, it was warm enough when going uphill, that I've pulled my sleeves up to the elbow. However, when I wanted to get a ...
Longest range activity without needing to bend over to pick object back up
I'm not sure if this is the right stack; let me know if this question is best suited elsewhere. I quite like a variety of activities and sports which involve precise throwing or hitting, such as ...
Should I do exercises for finger strength as an intermediate, heavy climber?
I am climbing for quite a while now and would consider myself a beginning-intermediate climber. I feel my technique has significantly improved over the last year. I am very heavy (1,80m and ~100kg) ...
Is it likely to be my technique or my muscles that cause my arms and shoulders to ache so soon after I start kayaking?
I've never had a stamina or ache problem with rowing a row-boat or paddling a canoe, although my limits have declined with age. However, my arms and shoulders tired very quickly the few times I tried ...
Which gym workouts are beneficial for improving rock climbing skills?
In addition to rock climbing, I also go to the gym for strength training with free weights and machines. I know some muscle groups are crucial to rock climbing, such as arms, back and core. I also ...
Are there any exercises that will strengthen my back to prepare for a day hike?
I will go hiking in 2 weeks. Are there any exercises for preparing for it, as last time I carried my pack on a hike for the whole day, my back started to hurt.
What are the possible risks of exercising at high altitudes?
Are there any possible risks of exercising (body weight, calisthenics only) at high altitudes? I'm talking of altitudes above 4500m. The whole premise is not to lose muscle mass. Background: I'll be ...
When do you need compensation training for bouldering?
Not only, but mainly while bouldering you are likely to push hard moves and strain your body onesided. As a consequence you can pain your muscles, ribbons or tendons. But... How do I know if the ache ...
Excercises to get in a mindful state [closed]
The practice of mindfulness involves being aware moment-to-moment, of one’s subjective conscious experience from a first-person perspective. I often have the problem that I can't bring myself down "...
What are suitable strength exercise for archers?
If one doesn't have much opportunity to go shoot over the winter, how can they maintain their muscles? Which exercises are suitable? What equipment might be handy?
Most efficient training before alpine hiking/climbing?
I am planning a trip to the Alps, where I'll do some mountaineering, mostly on rocks (little or no ice) at altitudes around 4000 m. I expect to do mostly scrambling, with only a few places per day ...
Fitness for surfing?
What exercises can I do at home to get fit for surfing? I would like to improve my fitness so that when I travel to a surf break I'll be able to enjoy myself rather than just being exhausted.
Technique and physical conditioning for crack climbing
Very recently I had been to a climb where I learnt about an alternate route that requires a huge crack to be climbed. It is of about a 100-120 ft roughly. Though I have experience in climbing open ...
Hot or cold shower better after exertion?
Most of us go around, doing different physical activities. Whether it is indoors or outdoors, the common factor is that we often sweat, make our muscles, joints, tendons, ligament, etc work harder ...
What exercises can you do before Scuba Diving to improve your air consumption?
It has been a number of months since I last went scuba diving - short enough that I can still remember everything, but long enough for any diving specific exercise related things to have worn off. If ...
How can I practice Climbing without the actual wall and/or equipment?
I had never been a gifted kind of a climber being more fascinated by Backpacking than Rock Climbing. Its been almost 2 years that I did some genuine climbing. And, I am planning to resume it very soon....
What exercises should you do before a ski trip to build leg stamina?
I'm planning to go skiing this winter, having not been for a few years. I remember that in the past, the first few days often ended up being cut a little short as my legs were aching too much from the ...
Exercises to prepare you for high altitude sickness [duplicate]
Possible Duplicate: Training to prepare for oxygen deficiency in the high mountains My girlfriend and I are looking to do a portion of the Annapurna pass (Jomsom trek). She has climbed ...
What everyday tasks can be adapted in a way that helps build muscles and technique for bouldering?
(This is related to "What hand and finger exercises help with climbing?" but asking for what can be done when not climbing/training.) Like most climbers, I don't get to do as much as I'd like, and I ...
What hand and finger exercises help with climbing?
It's been a while since I went rock climbing but I'd like to get back into it. What are some hand exercises that will help with climbing?
What exercises are recommended to build strength for hiking?
I've not had much opportunity to go hiking for any decent distance recently and I feel the next time I do my body will probably complain a lot. However, I've access to a gym with a lot of equipment so ...