Upper body strength / Class 3 and 4

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Re: Upper body strength / Class 3 and 4

Postby RoanMtnMan » Sun Feb 03, 2013 12:22 am

Too much Beckey nostalgia?
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Re: Upper body strength / Class 3 and 4

Postby metalmountain » Thu Feb 07, 2013 7:42 am

crossfitter wrote:
49ersRule wrote:
crossfitter wrote:With practice and a bit of skill, you can probably get up to about 5.5 on some routes without significant use of hands required (mostly grabbing jugs for balance)



I did that at a bar recently and they threw me out.


I did warn you that it requires practice and skill. With a little luck you might even pull it off on a 9 or 10 someday


I can easily pull it off on plastic 10's. They're easier than the natural ones.
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Re: Upper body strength / Class 3 and 4

Postby highpilgrim » Thu Feb 07, 2013 10:22 am

metalmountain wrote:I can easily pull it off on plastic 10's. They're easier than the natural ones.


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