In this episode I chat with Trevor Builder - a high altitude trekker with some serious ambitions! We chat about different approaches to training for trekking, tips for high altitude and practical advice for aspiring adventurers.
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.
Some people love it, some people hate it. But is training in the gym something hikers and trekkers should be doing? Or should you be doing all your training outside?
When preparing for a trek, there are a lot of bases you need to be covering. You need to ensure you are getting fit, your gear is working, you are protecting yourself from injury, you get all the right vaccinations... it can get overwhelming!
But don't worry! Inside this episode I share a list of 10 essentials EVERY trekker needs in their preparation. So you can be sure you are ticking off all the right boxes, and you are giving yourself the best chance of a safe, enjoyable and successful adventure!
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.
Beyond injuries, altitude sickness or physical exhaustion, the common cold or flu can play a significant role in both your enjoyment and chance of success on your trek. This episode is all about keeping you healthy, happy and successful at all times!
In this episode I interview Matt Stieler, who is a lifelong hiker, a physiotherapist and a knee specialist. We dive deep into knee pain while hiking and he shares some absolutely amazing information from his professional perspective.
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?
I had the pleasure of guesting on The Adventure Sports Podcast - hosted by Mason Gravley to discuss all things training for hiking and trekking.
In this episode we dive deep into some specifics on how hikers and trekkers can Train To Carry A Heavy Pack.
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.