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Let's Talk About Firsts! - So iLL

Let's Talk About Firsts!

We are currently putting together our first season of TakeHold LV the podcast, and we need you! We want to collect your...

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Asana of the Month – December . 18 - So iLL

Asana of the Month – December . 18

We are slamming on the brakes to double back and help build a foundation...

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Asana of the month - Oct. 18 - So iLL

Asana of the month - Oct. 18

Red pointing alone will not make you a stronger, better, or happier climber.

To offer you some new balance to your normal routine, follow along with our monthly yoga posture.

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Training Tip #2 - So iLL

Training Tip #2

The Squat
Back for her second installment, fitness trainer and route setter, Jess is here to teach you how and why to squat.
(spoiler alert: squats aren't just for making you insta-famous.)

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Training Tip - So iLL

Training Tip

A working, happy, injury free body is a precious thing.

Climbing is hard on it, training–even more so.

Climber, setter and fitness instructor Jess B. is here to start bringing you a monthly training tip. Before she gets started shaking up your training routine, she’s going to teach you how to properly warm up, and get your body ready for everything you want to throw at it.

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Asana of the Month - August '18 - So iLL

Asana of the Month - August '18

STRENGTHEN,  LENGTHEN, DEEPEN

Getting better is a balancing act.

That Moon Board alone will not make you a stronger, better, or happier climber.

To offer you some new balance to your normal routine, follow along with our monthly yoga posture.

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Asana of the Month - July '18 - So iLL

Asana of the Month - July '18

Asana of the Month

Half Bound Lotus Standing Forward Fold  – Ardha Baddha Padmottanasana

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Asana Of The Month - So iLL

Asana Of The Month

Alex is killing it over at our TAKEHOLD Ladies' Volume site takeholdlv.com. Follow along as she presents her monthly yoga posture.

"Pull ups alone will not make you a stronger, better, or happier climber.  To offer you some new balance to your normal routine, follow along with our monthly yoga posture."

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Adventure Mamas - So iLL

Adventure Mamas

“I guess we’re going?”

My best friend and I must have uttered that a few dozen times. Always ending with that rise in tone indicating our intent with the veiled statement was really just a chance to allow the other to change their mind.

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Girl Stories | Issue 1 - So iLL

Girl Stories | Issue 1

In Bishop over the holiday break, I climbed with some cool new ladies and asked them how, in a sport where coming up short is a common...

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The Approach - TAKEHOLDLV - So iLL

The Approach - TAKEHOLDLV

The struggle between wearing your cool shoes to the crag (doomed to spend the day slipping while you scramble) or wearing proper approach shoes

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Amber Jaxon - So iLL

Amber Jaxon

Frenzied by the new landscape, she clambered to find out where the employees that staffed the national park lived, what mountains she could hike, what people did there for fun. She wanted nothing but to overfill her mind with Yosemite. At the summit of Half Dome she managed to strike up a conversation with some climbers, who lived only 45 minutes from her hometown.

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