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.
When it comes to Preventing Altitude Sickness while trekking, there are many supplements out there promising the world.
From 'enhancing bioavailability of oxygen', to 'increasing lung capacity' to 'increased blood volume' - many of these supplements seem too good to be true.
And in most cases, that is exactly the case.
So before you fork out your hard earned money, you need to ask yourself 'Does it actually work?"
This article will explore some of the few supplements that have been proven to work (and not just empty your wallet).
Healthy Iron levels are ESSENTIAL if you are planning an Altitude Trek...
Often overlooked, it is one thing that can make or break an adventure before it begins.
However for some reason, no one is talking about it!
Today, I am going to share why iron is so important for altitude trekkers and what you need to do to maintain healthy iron levels for your trek.
Rowan is a personal trainer who specialises in training hikers, trekkers and mountaineers for their bucket list adventures.
Summit Strength is a personal training service created specifically to help trekkers have the best chance of a safe, enjoyable and successful bucket list adventure.