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The Training For Trekking Podcast

Feb 24, 2020

Today, I share a few training options for hikers, when the weather is too horrendous to hit the trail.

All too often, the weather can get in the way of our hiking. Rain, storms, hail, snow. Even extremely hot weather can limit us on the trail...

Traditionally, when faced with this, hikers like to say "there is no such...

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...