One of the most common problems I hear from aspiring mountaineers is they simply don't have enough time to fit in a traditional training program for mountaineering. But there is a better way...
Workout Plan For Mountaineering
In the training for mountaineering world, there are a couple of fantastic sources of information and training advice.
But they all have one big drawback.
You pretty much have to dedicate your entire life to training, to fit in their recommendations!
And while some people have no problem fitting in a 10, 15 or even a 20 hour training week, I could never see myself doing this.
And I would never ask my clients to do the same.
Sure, if you are preparing for a big mountain adventure, there is no escaping the fact that you need to commit some serious time into your preparation.
But you do NOT need to let it take over your life.
If you are a mountaineer, and you struggle to find the time to fit in a traditional training program, here are a few pieces of advice:
Now obviously a lot more detail than this goes into an effective, long term program, but I hope you are getting a good idea of how this type of training can look.
There are many places where mountaineers just waste time following a traditional preparation program.
But there is a better way.
Be smart with your training. Get efficient with your time. And you can get fit, strong and pain-free for your mountain adventures without training taking over your life.
If you want help with time-efficient training for mountaineering, the Online Summit Program is waiting for you:
Yours in adventure,
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.