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The Training For Trekking Podcast

Feb 17, 2020

In this episode, I share with you the single most important mental preparation tip for a challenging hike, trek or mountaineering adventure.

If you follow this tip, you can feel confident that you are ready and able to tackle the major challenges your upcoming adventure will throw at you.


Need some extra help getting...

Feb 10, 2020

In this episode, I discuss my system of training hikers for a challenge hike (such as 50km in 24 hours).

There are so many amazing hiking challenges out there. Whether it is 50km in 24 hours, 100km in 48 hours or anything in between. They are a great goal to aim for, can be an amazing social event and, of course, raise...

Feb 3, 2020

In this episode, I recommend some physical and mental strategies to prepare for the challenge of hiking over uneven and rough terrain.

Whether it is mud, scree, traverses, rock hopping, river crossings, roots or just generally rough terrain, sometimes hiking definitely ain't a walk in the park!

For some, these...

Jan 27, 2020

This episode is specifically talking to those who are training for a significant trail adventure in the near future (and want to do it pain-free!)

Joint pain while training for a hike, trek or a mountain adventure sucks. And unfortunately, it is so incredibly common.

Whether it is foot pain (like plantar fasciitis),...

Jan 20, 2020

In this episode, I share a powerful strategy which you can apply to improve and upgrade your hiking training, no matter what your current situation is.

Quite often hikers get caught up chasing the idea of 'the best'. What is the best type of training? What is the best number of days to work out? What is the best diet...