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The Training For Trekking Podcast

Sep 30, 2020

In this episode, I interview Seane Pieper, founder of Himalayan Guiding Australia, and he talks about his experience with Summit Strength and how he trained and prepared to tackle an 8000m peak in Nepal.


Inside this episode, he shares some great insights around trekking in Nepal, training for a big mountain climb, honing in his nutrition and hydration and many areas which will be incredibly beneficial for an aspiring hiker, trekker or mountaineer.


You will learn:

  • Why physical preparation for high altitude adventures is so important
  • Some great insights about the Manaslu region in Nepal
  • What workouts Seane used to get himself in the best physical position for his adventures
  • A couple of significant speed bumps Seane came across in his training process (and how he overcame them)
  • How Seane used a dietician to hone in his nutrition to best fuel his performance (plus a few simple strategies he put into place)
  • How Seane altered his goals when COVID struck to ensure he stayed motivated and consistent
  • Why reflection after a challenge is so important



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Want to learn more about the training program Seane used? Check out the Online Summit Program here: