In this episode, I talk you through my history and journey as a trainer and a coach. Hopefully by the end of this episode, you will have a better understanding of where I am coming from with Summit Strength, and why I truly believe I am in a unique position to help hikers.
In this episode, I explore the founding reasons why I started Summit Strength (and this podcast). And I share the reasons why I decided to dedicate my entire professional life to helping hikers get fit, strong and resilient for their adventures.
Today I want to share with you one of the founding beliefs of Summit Strength, and something which forms the foundation of everything I do with my training for hiking.
There is one thing that makes me different than 99% of other 'hiking coaches' out there...
Today, I want to share a few unique things about me, which you might not be aware of...
I have an embarrassing admission to make to you all... when I am out hiking, I get huffed and puffed on hills.
I know, what a terrible thing to admit. But it is the truth.
Now, this isn't always the case. But right now it is something which I am struggling with. And it definitely is impacting my enjoyment on the trail.
Let me tell you a story:
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.