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.
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.
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...
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.