In this episode I discuss the pros and cons of Simulated Altitude Training For Trekkers. And I answer the burning question... does it help prevent altitude sickness?
Trekking isn't a walk in the park. It is a challenge worth taking seriously! And you need to ensure you are doing the right things in your preparation to get yourself ready!
Below, is a quick list of 10 things EVERY trekker needs in their preparation. So you can be sure you are ticking off all the boxes, and you are giving yourself the best chance of a safe, enjoyable and successful adventure!
Goal setting for hiking, trekking and mountaineering goes a lot further then simply choosing which trail you want to complete...
If done right, goal setting can be an incredible tool to help improve focus, clarity and motivation... which are all incredibly important for long term success!
In this episode we dive deep into some specifics on how hikers and trekkers can Train To Carry A Heavy Pack.
In this episode I discuss some of the most common mistakes I see trekkers making when it comes to high altitude and altitude sickness.
Mental Strength is an incredibly important part of any successful hiking and trekking adventure. But while some people seem to be born with this mental 'toughness' , they are in the lucky minority...
Rolled and sprained ankles are an incredibly common injury in the hiking and trekking world. And it is an easy way to ruin even the best planned adventure!
And if these are causing you issues, and you are not taking steps to prevent them, is simply never going to get better. And year after year, your ankles are only going to get worse...
Knee Pain When Hiking and trekking is one of the most common issues I hear on a daily basis. And it is one way to suck all the enjoyment out of your adventure...
If you are Training for an Altitude trek in Sydney (or anywhere else that has absolutely zero elevation) you need to be smart!
Back Pain While Hiking is not fun at all. And it is one thing that can very easily extinguish even the most adventurous spirit.
If you suffer from this (and it is significantly limiting both confidence and enjoyment while hiking) here is a simple workout to help:
Rowan is a personal trainer who specialises in preparing everyday people for their bucket list adventures.
Summit Strength is a personal training service created specifically to help trekkers have the best chance of a safe, enjoyable and successful bucket list adventure.