Advanced Climbing Training Workout with Paul Robinson

In this video, Paul Robinson walks us through an advanced indoor workout he uses to prepare for some of his challenging projects on real rock.


Workout summary

Warm-up exercises

  • 10-second dead hang on jugs; 3x
  • Campusing on jug system; starting from 2nd rung; 2x
  • Campusing on ball pinches; skip 1, skip 1; 2x
  • Campusing on 1″ sloper rung; skip 1, skip 1; 2x

Primary exercises

  • Campusing on large edge; 1-3-6; 2x
  • Campusing on large edge; 1-3-6-8-9; 3x
  • 5-second hang on medium edge; 25lbs; 5x each arm
  • Campusing on medium pinch ladder; skip 1, skip 1; 2x
  • Campusing on large edge; 1-5-8; 3x
  • 10-second hang, 5-second rest on smallest edge; 5 hangs per round; 3x
  • Large edge staggered pull-ups; 5 pull-ups between 1-4 rungs; 3x (15 pull-ups each side)
  • 10-second wood block¬†pinch pull/hold; 3x

Core exercises

  • 30-second plank on TRX; 2x
  • 30-second leg-ups on TRX; 2x
  • 30-second mountain climber on TRX; 2x
  • 30-second plank on TRX; 2x
  • Ab roller; 10 times; 3x



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