In this episode I share a simple 10 minute workout idea for any hiker who may not have time to hike or train over the weekend.
Do you constantly find yourself getting huffed and puffed while hiking up hills?
If so, you are not alone!
This is one of the most common complaints I hear from hikers about their time on the trail.
So today, I want to share with you a fantastic training method you can use, which, over time, can significantly improve your steep uphill sections.
This is how you do it:
Today, I want to share with you a quick, 15-minute workout a hiker can use to improve their strength while training at home.
This workout requires no equipment (aside from a backpack) and covers quite a large portion of your body (you will work your quads, glutes, hamstrings, calves and upper back).
Perfect for any hiker who is short on time and looking to squeeze in a quick session!!
This is how you do it (see bottom of the page for exercise demonstrations):
*Repeat 3 times, with no rest in between exercises or sets
So next time you are short on time and tempted to entirely skip a day of training, pull this workout out and give it a go!
It will serve you well.
Yours in trekking,
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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.