In this episode, I interview expert podiatrist Damian Gough, and he dives deep into the common hiking problem of plantar fasciitis. Inside he explains what it actually is, and the proven ways a hiker can overcome it.
This podcast episode shares with you my simple, 3-step formula for overcoming and preventing lower back pain during hiking and everyday life.
This episode is specifically talking to those who are training for a significant trail adventure in the near future (and want to do it pain-free!)
In this episode I interview Mark Walters, an experienced hiker, outdoor enthusiast and physiotherapist and we discuss a broad range of subjects to do with injury, training and hiking.
In this episode, I discuss how a hiker or trekker can prepare their bodies to handle an often unmentioned part of the trail, descents.
In this episode, I discuss 8 simple training and hiking tips for trekkers who suffer from knee pain.
In this episode, I discuss some simple strategies hikers and trekkers can apply to strengthen up their ankles and bulletproof them from injury and pain on the trail.
In this episode I discuss seven times when hiking is NOT the best way to train for hiking (and what to do instead).
Hiking is an absolutely fantastic activity to take part in. It is a great form of exercise, gets you out in some incredible scenery and is even an incredibly positive thing to do for mental health.
But one common issue that many hikers face, is it can often lead to some pretty sore muscles the day(s) after. And while this is bad enough if you are simply day-hiking, it is even worse if you are doing a multi-day hike or trek!
In this episode, I interview Lee Welton from Trailside Fitness, who is a personal trainer, physical therapist assistant and lifelong backpacker. In the value-packed episode we cover everything from training for hiking, to injury prevention, to nutrition on the trail to mental strength strategies. This is a MUST listen to episode for anyone planning a significant hike or trek.
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 trekkers have the best chance of a safe, enjoyable and successful bucket list adventure.