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The Training For Trekking Podcast

Jun 29, 2020

In this episode, I interview Alicia Filley (founder of the Healthy Hiker), and we chat how internal training load can affect your hiking performance and risk of injury.


 You will learn:


  • What internal and external training load is
  • What types of things cause an increase in internal training load
  • The...

Jun 24, 2020

In this episode, I discuss a few unusual ways of progressing your stair or hill intervals (which don't involve adding extra weight, spending more time or finding a new place to train).
Hikers love stair training. With good reason! It is super specific for the trail. It can be seriously challenging. And, for many...

Jun 22, 2020

In this episode, I discuss the right and the wrong way's for a hiker to use jump training (i.e. jump squats, lunge jumps etc.) in their workouts.
I have a bit of a love-hate relationship with jump training. On the one hand, I KNOW that if applied right, it can be incredibly beneficial for hikers.
On the other hand,...

Jun 17, 2020

In this episode, I explore a range of different progressions a hiker can use for their strength training, which doesn't involve adding weight or repetitions.


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Jun 15, 2020

In this episode I discuss Altitude Masks (also known as Elevation Masks) and whether they are an effective training tool for hikers, trekkers or mountaineers heading off on a high altitude adventure.

One of the most common questions I hear from aspiring trekkers is:

"Should I be training with an 'altitude mask'. Will it...