Even the great Adam Ondra has run into some trouble with injuries while trying to train for the upcoming Olympics. Using both Eastern and Western medicine, Adam has taken an open-minded approach to recovery. In a previous video featuring Adam, he met with a physical therapist to learn exercises for relieving muscle and joint pain.

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Even while injured Adam engages in mental training to maintain his abilities.

In order to maintain, I still do visualization.

We have all heard it, there are books about it, but how often do you really spend sharpening your mental skills in climbing?

Interested in following Adam’s mental-training lead? Check out the following books:

The Rock Warrior’s Way by Arno Ilgner

Maximum Climbing: Mental Training For Peak Performance And Optimal Experience by Eric Hörst

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