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Pre-season Preparations

Hello Earthletes! It’s almost spring here in South Korea, and another exciting rock climbing season is upon us. The weather is warming up, the days are getting longer, and the mountains are becoming more inviting. You’re probably getting that itch to get outside and go vertical, but before you scratch that itch, do a few pre-season preparations to ensure an enjoyable and healthier start to the season.

iGuideKorea rock climbing South Korea granite

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Learn to Belay and Give to the Community

Support Volunteers by Learning How to Top Rope Belay

To celebrate the spring, iGuideKorea is offering its Basic Top Rope Belay Course at a discounted price of 30,000won with a 100% of proceeds going to Daejeon Cares’ volunteer efforts with orphanages. iGuideKorea will also be selling its rental climbing shoes from as low as 5,000won to 10,000won. Come on out, learn something new, have fun, support a deserving cause and start rock climbing! Read More

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Create Healthier Habits with Momentum

Spring is right around the corner…I promise. Yes it’s true it snowed yesterday, but I swear the season will change, the weather will get warmer, the flowers will bloom and the sun will shine. For many of my readers this time of year means the commencement of a new school year or the start of new job. Lots of new things are happening. So why not use this momentum to start new healthier habits or refresh those we’ve ignored? 

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4 Important Warm Up Concepts To Keep You Healthier and Stronger

I’m at that age and experience level where I can confidently teach from my mistakes (which is another way to say, “Listen up kiddies…”). As is prone to many young testosterone filled men, I thought my body would be young and resilient forever so I made a lot of the mistakes concerning training . These mistakes caught up with me, and they led to a series of injuries and poor health that prevented me from serious climbing for a few years. But now, with a new and healthier approach to climbing, I’m getting back to top form quickly and safely. And it starts with a smart warm up routine. Read More