The simple answer is YES! We have worked hard to make it possible for us all to get back to bouldering whilst keeping you safe and maintain social distancing. Find out more about our Social Distancing Guidelines here. To support those of you getting in touch about learning to climb we have restarted our Getting […]
Cross training plays a key role in improving your climbing.
We want you to think about skills other than upper body strength. Yoga offers flexibility, breath, coordination…read more.
We want to take the fear out of your first climb by tackling some of those initial questions you might have like what is bouldering and what should I wear!
We are reopening on Saturday 25th July. These guidelines should cover everything you need to know about visiting City Bloc safely. Controlling Capacity We have introduced a booking system to manage capacity and ensure you have a guaranteed time to access the centre. The centre has more than doubled in size so there will be […]
This 30 minute core exercise workout is designed for climbers by City Bloc’s in-house yoga teacher and climbing coach Freya Thomas. It is a must for your climbing training.
A fingerboard training session to try at home (or at our wall) to improve your skills and strength to climb. This is part of our Get Bloc Strong series, with CityBloc owner and ex GB Climber Ben Meeks. Ben shows a “maximum hang” finger board session. This follows on nicely from Ayesha’s finger board warm […]
Want to improve your climbing at home? CityBloc team member Ayesha’s shows us her tried and trusted Hangboard warm up routine. On especially cold days, or if you’re feeling a little stiff, feel free to do as many sets as you need of any of the following exercises. None of these should be uncomfortable or […]
Can’t get out to climb, time to do some home training instead? In this 15 minute session CityBloc Climber and Yoga Teacher Freya shows you a sequence for keeping your hands and wrists strong and healthy. Cross training and self care is a vital part of climbing, and something that can be neglected (I know […]
I’m Scott Heleniak and have worked at City Bloc for a few years now. I originally started by creating content for them through video & graphic design. Next thing, I’m a part of the squad, doing bits of coaching and keeping the cogs turning at the desk greeting all the lovely climbers. Who took you […]