Abdomen: Muscle Tear/Hernia25-Apr-2011
Four months ago I severely injured my abdomen training for climbing while doing side-to-side crunches on an inclined board. At first I was certain I had a hernia. After many doctor's appointments where various hernia diagnoses were ruled out, I was told that I tore the rectus abdominal muscle....25-Apr-2011
Armenia Rock Climbing
Six-sided columns ran up basalt ramparts like a stack of Grecian pillars. A dike of perfect gold stairs split a strange, 300-foot tower of gray choss. Snowy mountains with slopes of varicolored grasses fell precipitously to orchards, sedge and clear rivers. Gorges of volcanic rock were cloaked in fog.