Core strength is crucial for a hikers performance and comfort on the trail. And it is something almost all hikers should be working on.
But unfortunately the way most hikers go about training their core leaves a lot to be desired...
Inside this article we explore what modern core training is all about, how it can help hikers on the trail and how to apply this into your own training.
This article explores some simple nutrition strategies a hiker can use to speed their recovery from injury (and get back out on the trail sooner!)
In this episode, I talk through a simple checklist a hiker can use if they struggle with back pain.
In this episode, I talk through a simple checklist a hiker, backpacker, thru-hiker or trekker can use if they struggle with lower back pain.
This podcast episode shares with you my simple, 3-step formula for overcoming and preventing lower back pain during hiking and everyday life.
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:
Lower back pain is an incredibly common issue for hikers and trekkers.
Long hours on your feet, heavy packs and our modern lifestyle is a perfect perfect recipe for pain. And while back pain is an incredibly complex subject and everyone has their own root causes of this issue, which should always be diagnosed and treated by a physio...
There are a number of things which just about every trekker can do to help their pain...
When you are Training For Hiking, including core training in your preparations is an absolute must. It is essential to protect your lower back while hiking, ensure efficient movement and maintain stability on the trail. But this type of training has come a long way from countless sit ups and endless planks...
The deadbug is an exercise that should be part of every hikers training program. It's simple. It's safe. And most of all its incredibly effective.
At Summit Strength we have a 7 Stage Progression we take our trekkers through. So matter if you are a complete beginner or a life long athlete, there is always an option 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.