This article explores four simple 'releases' a hiker can use to relieve some discomfort and even pain during their day to day lives and while on the trail.
In this episode I explore a range of strategies and actions a hiker can take to help sore and tired feet after a hike.
In this episode, I discuss a range of actions a hiker can take before, during and after hiking to prevent cramps, and help manage them when they happen.
In this episode, I discuss the benefits of foam rolling for hikers, as well as how a hiker can use different tools for rolling, to find the right intensity for themselves.
Recovery is one of the most overlooked aspects of training by mountaineers worldwide. However, if done right, it can be an incredible aid to your training, your health and, ultimately, your performance on the mountain.
Let me tell you why:
In this episode, I interview Alicia Filley (founder of the Healthy Hiker), and we chat how internal training load can affect your hiking performance and risk of injury.
In this episode, I talk you through a simple 'post-hike' checklist to run through, which will ensure you will kickstart your recovery and help you wake up fresh and energised the next day.
In this episode, I share a number of strategies and techniques a hiker can use to aid their recovery between training.
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!
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.