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Topic - Power training: bouldering with a weight vest?

Kemics - on 06 May 2014
I was listening to a podcast today about sport science. They were talking about developing strength that (rough example) if you can do 10 reps of 70kg on a bench press. If you work on max weight lifting much heavier but less reps, say for 4 reps 100kg etc once your body adapts, if you go back to 70kg you might be able to do 13-14 reps rather than 10.

I was thinking about applying this to climbing. I have for a long time plateaued massively with strength. "Just going bouldering more" is giving me no gains. I've been stuck bouldering at the same level for ages.

Recently several of my friends have dramatically improved at climbing through losing weight. Unfortunately (?) I already have a very low body fat percentage so havnt got much to shift. But I was wondering if I could replicate this with a weight vest?

Short version: if I boulder with a (15kg) weight vest will I get stronger ...or just injure myself?
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