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?"
In this episode I discuss Altitude Masks (also known as Elevation Masks) and whether they are an effective training tool for hikers, trekkers or mountaineers heading off on a high altitude adventure.
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.
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?
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.
Simulated Altitude Training is a hot topic in the trekking world right now. Becoming more and more available for the everyday consumer, it is marketed as the next big thing in fitness. And while it has claimed benefits of everything from preventing altitude sickness to improving muscle power, the evidence available is often conflicting.
Some people love it. Some people hate it. And today I am going to break down the FACTS on what altitude training can do for you.
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.