Some people love it, some people hate it. But is training in the gym something hikers and trekkers should be doing? Or should you be doing all your training outside?
Strength training is an incredibly beneficial method of training for hikers and trekkers. But for many, the gym environment is either undesirable or inconvenient. But that doesn't mean you still can't get yourself stronger!
If you struggle with stressful situations while hiking or trekking, this video is for you! Inside a clinical hypnotherapist shares a quick, simple and effective technique, which can help significantly relieve stress on the trail - in under 60 seconds!
When preparing for a trek, there are a lot of bases you need to be covering. You need to ensure you are getting fit, your gear is working, you are protecting yourself from injury, you get all the right vaccinations... it can get overwhelming!
But don't worry! Inside this episode I share a list of 10 essentials EVERY trekker needs in their preparation. So you can be sure you are ticking off all the right boxes, and you are giving yourself the best chance of a safe, enjoyable and successful adventure!
When it comes to Training For A Trek, there are so many different training methods you can use. And while there will never be one 'best' way of training, there are a number of methods in the trekking world which might seem good in theory, but in the real world are entirely overrated.
While trekking at high altitude, what you put in your mouth can play a significant role in keeping you happy, safe and successful on the mountain. Specifically, carbohydrates are incredibly important for a number of reasons while on an altitude adventure.
Beyond injuries, altitude sickness or physical exhaustion, the common cold or flu can play a significant role in both your enjoyment and chance of success on your trek. This episode is all about keeping you healthy, happy and successful at all times!
Trekking at High Altitude is a whole different ball game to your usual hiking...and when you are in this unforgiving environment, your nutritional choices can contribute greatly to both your enjoyment and your chance of success.
In this episode I interview Matt Stieler, who is a lifelong hiker, a physiotherapist and a knee specialist. We dive deep into knee pain while hiking and he shares some absolutely amazing information from his professional perspective.
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.