News — injuries

Ashraf's 2017 Journey (Part 2)

Posted by Iris Lee on

Less than 5 months ever since I got back on the wall after my injury. To be honest, it feels surreal that I’m actually competing in Japan for my 2nd IFSC Boulder World Cup Circuit – 1st being in Navi Mumbai in 2016. Even though I had a pretty short time preparing for it, I honestly feel even more prepared than I ever was. 3 out of those 5 months, I focused more on conditioning and strengthening myself physically. When I realised I was getting back quicker than I thought I would, that’s when I decided to compete in the...

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Ashraf's 2017 Journey (Part 1)

Posted by Iris Lee on

It was just about 7 months ago, in October of 2016, that I suffered an injury to my right shoulder. I forced myself to completely let it recover and stayed off the wall until I could feel that my shoulder was ready to take the stress from climbing as well as training. Some climbers would just push through an injury while continuing to climb and train because putting a complete halt to training isn’t an easy decision to make. So I ended up taking almost 3 months off of climbing entirely and only got back on the wall in January...

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Behind Every Recovery: Injury Management

Posted by Adisal Tjung on

Despite not being professionals at this whole injury-recovery thing, we would like to share with the public some tips and tricks we have after years of climbing experience. Since many of our girls are facing struggles in their own recovery journey, we decided to dedicate this post to them, whilst wishing them the best in recovery. We also hope all of you out there are training hard, taking care of yourselves, and most importantly, staying injury-free! (Disclaimer: these tips are NOT given by professionals, and are only advices given through experience. Should you require professional help, please seek assistance from...

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