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The Training For Trekking Podcast

Dec 30, 2019

In this episode, I discuss some practical strategies a trekker can use to best prepare their body for the rigors of hot weather hiking.

Hiking in the heat can be seriously tough...

Whether you are thru-hiking through the desert on the Pacific Crest Trail, trekking through the jungles of Borneo or simply hitting some day...

Dec 23, 2019

Today I discuss how you can best prepare and train for a high altitude hike if you don't live near any mountains.  

High altitude trekking has captured the imagination of so many people around the world. Who hasn't daydreamed at some point of standing at the top of Kilimanjaro? Or of conquering the pilgrimage to Everest...

Dec 16, 2019

In this episode, I discuss my simple (and proven!) formula on how to prepare your body for an elevation gain hike, if you live at sea level.

One of the most common questions I hear is "Where I live is about as flat as a pancake, how can I get ready for a mountain trek?"

And unfortunately, the common answers I hear...

Dec 10, 2019

This episode will tell an aspiring trekker exactly what they need to do in their training to get fit, strong and resilient to conquer the Kokoda Trail!

The Kokoda Trail is a pilgrimage for Australian trekkers. Renowned for its rough terrain, stunning landscapes and it's wartime history, it is something which has sat on...

Dec 2, 2019

In this episode, I discuss a number of popular training methods in the hiking and adventure community which are entirely overrated.

When you are training for a hike, trek or mountain adventure, there are a million ways to go about your preparation.

Some of them are good. Some of them are bad. And some of them...