In this episode, I interview Seane Pieper, founder of Himalayan Guiding Australia, and he talks about his experience with Summit Strength and how he trained and prepared to tackle an 8000m peak in Nepal.
Muscular endurance is incredibly important for a mountaineer. And so is muscular strength. And while these two things do build off each other, they are not the same thing.
And to get the best benefits for the mountain, a mountaineer needs to be developing both.
Injury prevention and risk minimisation should be the number one priority for any mountaineers training plan.
Well, you can't train when injured. And you certainly can't hit the mountain when you are carrying an injury either.
Mountaineers are often recommended to do HUGE amounts of training in their week. But is this necessary?
Interval training can be an incredibly powerful method of preparation for a mountaineer.
Whether it is long, short or sprint intervals, there are dozens of legitimate methods of interval training a mountaineer can incorporate to increase their performance on the mountain substantially.
But no matter what type of interval training you are using, there are a few fundamental rules a mountaineer should follow, to get the best benefits.
And today, I want to share them with you:
In this episode, I discuss some of the major differences in the training approaches for mountaineers between Uphill Athlete and Summit Strength.
In this episode, I discuss a few simple tips and guidelines a mountaineer can use for their training when they are incredibly short of time.
In this episode, we talk about core training for mountaineers. And specifically, we explore my approach to core training, which may be a bit different than the popular approach mountaineers are familiar with, but which can be incredibly effective.
In this episode, I discuss how a mountaineer can get fit and strong for the mountains when they don't have any elevation to train on.
Learn five simple rules a mountaineer can use to get the most out of their strength training, in the least amount of time. There are essential to follow to best improve your performance on the mountain.
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.