The hang scale is a classic calisthenics exercise, but it can also be beneficial when climbing. Alex Megos and Christoph Hanke will show you five exercises with different levels of difficulty, with which you can approach the slope scale step by step.

Hangwaage Anyone who has tried it before will soon find out: It's not quite as easy as it looks. Completely impossible but also not. Show in her recent video Alex Megos, Christopher Hanke and Max robber various exercises that are beneficial in preparation for the slope scale. As a rule of thumb, if you can hold a static exercise for 10 seconds or repeat a movement 8-10 times, you can move on to the next exercise.

Video: Slope scale tutorial with Alex Megos

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Credits: Cover picture Alex Megos, Christopher Hanke, Max robber