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The Training For Trekking Podcast

Sep 29, 2019

In this episode, I discuss EXACTLY what a hiker or trekker can do in their training if they always get out of breath during ascents.
One of the most common questions I hear from trekkers is  
"I am fine while hiking on the flat. But the second I come to a bit of elevation, I turn into a red faced, sweaty, out of...

Sep 23, 2019

In this episode, I discuss some quick strategies and tactics a hiker or trekker can apply to overcome many common problems on the trail.

While consistency, time and patience should be the cornerstone of overcoming any problem a hiker may be facing (in areas such as fitness, injury prevention, nutrition etc) sometime...

Sep 16, 2019

In this episode, I discuss some simple (but often unmentioned) strategies on how to delay and prevent fatigue while hiking.

You will learn:

  • The single most important tip I know which can prevent early fatigue from clouding your time on the trail
  • A couple of handy 'supplements' which every hiker should carry on the...

Sep 9, 2019

In this episode, I discuss how a hiker or trekker can prepare their bodies to handle an often unmentioned part of the trail, descents. 
Descents are tough. Shooting pain in the knees... crushed toes... slips, stumbles and falls... some serious amount of mental drain... and uncontrollable jelly legs...
And while any...

Sep 2, 2019

In this episode, I discuss 8 simple training and hiking tips for trekkers who suffer from knee pain.

You will learn:

  • What the 'heel push' technique is (and how it can immediately relieve your knees on certain sections on the trail)
  • A simple training recommendation (used by professional athletes around the world) which...