96 episodes

The Training For Trekking Podcast is created to help hikers, trekkers and mountaineers prepare for their bucket list adventures. Rowan shares with you the simple training strategies to get you fit, strong and resilient to tackle anything the trail will throw at you. He also dives deep into subjects such as how to prevent altitude sickness, nutrition while hiking, injury prevention and much, much more. So you can have the very best chance of a safe, enjoyable and successful adventure!

The Training For Trekking Podcast Rowan Smith: Hiking and Trekking Coach

    • Wilderness
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The Training For Trekking Podcast is created to help hikers, trekkers and mountaineers prepare for their bucket list adventures. Rowan shares with you the simple training strategies to get you fit, strong and resilient to tackle anything the trail will throw at you. He also dives deep into subjects such as how to prevent altitude sickness, nutrition while hiking, injury prevention and much, much more. So you can have the very best chance of a safe, enjoyable and successful adventure!

    TFT96: Training For Hiking Around Your Neighbourhood

    TFT96: Training For Hiking Around Your Neighbourhood

    In this episode, I discuss how a hiker can close the gap between general and specific training when they can't get out on the trail to train.

    You can join the Training For Hiking And Trekking Facebook group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/trainingforhikingandtrekking/

    • 11 min
    TFT95: Interview With Alicia - Internal Training Load For Hikers

    TFT95: Interview With Alicia - Internal Training Load For Hikers

    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.

    To download the Internal Load Tracking sheet mentioned in the episode, you can go here: www.thehealthyhiker.com/load

    • 30 min
    TFT94: Progressing Elevation Training (Without Adding Weight)

    TFT94: Progressing Elevation Training (Without Adding Weight)

    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).

    • 8 min
    TFT93: Jumping Training For Hikers

    TFT93: Jumping Training For Hikers

    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.

    • 16 min
    TFT92: Progressing Strength Exercises For Hikers

    TFT92: Progressing Strength Exercises For Hikers

    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.

    • 16 min
    TFT91: Altitude Masks For Hikers

    TFT91: Altitude Masks For Hikers

    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.

    • 9 min

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