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:
In this episode I discuss something I have coined 'The Trekker's Great Mistake - which has gotten more then a few trekkers in trouble...
Welcome to the Pilot Episode of the Training For Trekking Podcast!
Inside this intro episode learn who this podcast is for, who I am and what it is all about!
If you are trying to Get Fit For Trekking it can sometimes be difficult to know exactly you should be doing. And there is SO much information out there, it can get incredibly confusing!
Love them or hate them, treadmill workouts are often a big part of a hiker's or trekker's training. And while people can argue the fact that they "don't mimic real hiking", "change your gait" or "have no downhills" (which are all true) - for the pure sake of convenience they are here to stay.
Are you constantly huffing and puffing at the top of long hills? Do you struggle to hold a conversation whenever you are climbing a set of stairs? Do you constantly find yourself dropping behind the pack every time you hit some elevation?
Well if this is you, I have some bad news for you... no matter how much you hike, this probably isn't going to change.
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.