As hikers, we are well aware that uphill hiking can be tough. Burning legs, red faces and heaving lungs, it can be a genuine challenge on many adventures. And if you throw a heavy pack in the mix, it can turn into a real ordeal.
When it comes to training for uphill, a hiker needs to be smart. While getting your legs strong is always going to be good, there are a few specific exercises which will help you more in this situation. This article will share with you three of the best strength exercises a hiker can do, to turn their uphill hiking into a walk in the park.
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.
In this episode, we have part two on how a mountaineer can stay fit all year round. And specifically, we are talking about how a mountaineer can stay strong all year round.
Strength training has some phenomenal benefits for any mountaineers out there. But, as a whole, mountaineers aren't great at putting together a well rounded, structured strength training program.
Strength training has some phenomenal benefits for any mountaineers out there. But all too often, mountaineers are asking what the 'best' strength exercise are for them? So today, I share my list of favourites.
In this episode, I discuss a few quick gym tips for hikers, to help you avoid making the same mistakes I have made in the past.
In this episode, I explore the fantastic benefits strength training can provide and why it is essential in your mountaineering preparations!
In this episode, I explore a range of different progressions a hiker can use for their strength training, which doesn't involve adding weight or repetitions.
Discover the two best exercises a mountaineer can train to get them strong and resilient for their mountain adventures.
In this video lecture, I explain precisely how a mountaineer can develop their strength without running the risk of putting on extra weight (which they have to carry up 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.