/ Avoiding elbow injuries when training for ice climbing
push ups will solve the problem, alot of the time your elbow get pain from training and climbing due to the overuse of curtain muscle which in turn become to strong for their opposing muscles and then kind of begin to pull your elbow joint apart or in one direction. by doing different sets of push ups these muscles will cope and the ones that aren't getting used as much will gain strength and balance out.
make sure you do different sets, alot of the time its your triceps that need to be worked so move you closer together, but to make sure your body is balance have some distance in them as well. i prefer to do 5 sets of 20 with each set being different.
have you thumbs and first finger tips touching so there is a diamond shape made under your chest.
have you hands under your shoulders with your elbows next to your sides.
then 2 more sets getting wider apart
start of with lower reps until you become comfortable with doing so many.
also i prefer to do them after a training session so you dont have to think about doing them the next day which lets you have full rest days
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I am Matthew Phillips, I'm nearly 14 and I was born without my right arm below the elbow. I started climbing at taster... Read more