In this episode, I discuss simulated altitude training for a mountaineer. I explore what it is, what its potential benefits are and clear up a lot of the confusion and misinformation, which is often spread about this method of training.
In this video lecture, I talk about simulated altitude training for high altitude hikers and mountaineers. And I answer the big question: "Can altitude training help prevent altitude sickness?"
This mini-course was created to help inform and educate hikers and mountaineers who are using (or might still be considering) simulated altitude training.
Today I discuss how you can best prepare and train for a high altitude hike if you don't live near any mountains.
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.
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 discuss the pros and cons of Simulated Altitude Training For Trekkers. And I answer the burning question... does it help prevent altitude sickness?
In this episode I discuss some of the most common mistakes I see trekkers making when it comes to high altitude and altitude sickness.
If you are Training for an Altitude trek in Sydney (or anywhere else that has absolutely zero elevation) you need to be smart!
Used by yogis for centuries, abdominal breathing is an incredibly useful tool for Altitude Trekking. Not only can it help improve your performance on the mountain, but it can reduce stress and increase comfort while trekking. It is a skill that all trekkers should learn, practice and master.
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.