Training despite an annular ligament injury

Ring ligament injuries are among the most common injuries in climbing. Recovery takes time. Dave MacLeod explains what options there are to maintain strength and what you should pay attention to when training with injuries.

The Ring bands are heavily loaded, passive structures, especially when the fingers are raised while climbing. Accordingly, injuries to the annular ligaments often occur. The climbing professional, training expert and author explains how you can design your training around such an injury and thus maintain the majority of your hard-earned strength Dave MacLeod in the following video using your own example.

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