In this episode, I share a super simple technique a hiker can use to help relieve sore muscles after hiking (which you can use at home, or while on the trail).
In this episode, I share with you some of my personal experiences on the trail. And the differences I feel when I am in good condition (and am feeling fit, strong and prepared) and when I am out of condition.
In this episode, I explore a few areas in which your mobility and flexibility may be holding you back on the trail, and making things harder than they need to be!
In this episode I discuss how a hiker can use lateral training in their workouts, to prepare their body for all the weird and wonderful positions they can find themselves on the trail.
In this episode, I share with you a dead-simple way to test your hiking fitness and track your training progress over time.
This can be super important for any hiker who is going through a training journey, as it can allow you to know that your training is actually improving you for your hiking (and you are not just working hard for nothing!).
In this episode, I interview online client Ali, who has just stepped off the Te Araroa trail in New Zealand. And inside we chat about her training and preparation for this thru-hike, her experiences on the trail and her advice for aspiring thru-hikers.
This is a must-listen episode for anyone considering a long-distance hike.
In this episode, I share with you one training consideration which trumps absolutely everything you may hear from me, online or from any other training professional.
In this episode, I interview Aaron Owens Mayhew, founder of Backcountry Foodie. Inside we chat about nutrition for long-distance hikers, how to stay healthy on the trail, simple strategies to keep your energy topped up and much, much more.
Rowan is a personal trainer who specialises in training for hiking, trekkers and mountaineers for their bucket list adventures.
Summit Strength is a personal training for hiking service created specifically to help hikers have the best chance of a safe, enjoyable and successful adventure.