A podcast dealing with Mountain Athletes: Training, Personal Stories, Interviews and How To episodes.
Recovery by Feel.
Coach Scott Johnston discusses how to understand the feedback your body is giving you on your recovery status. He feels many athletes over-rely on data today. Listen and learn to Scott's preferred tools for managing training load and recovery status.
Mountaineering Training with expedition guide Adrian Ballinger
Scott Johnston is joined by Adrian Ballinger and the two discuss the training and preparation process for attempting big mountains, and having realistic expectations while on expedition.. Adrian is an IFMGA certified mountain guide and the owner of Alpenglow Expeditions. Adrian has lead over one-hundred fifty international climbing expeditions on six continents, and made seventeen successful summits of 8000 meter peaks.
Hormones and Training as a Female Uphill Athlete
A fascinating chat with three of our Female Uphill Athlete coaches. This time they dive into considerations for training with their reproductive cycle. The panel consists of three female coaches each in their 20’s, 30’s, or 50’s.
Female Athletes and Coaches Discuss the Need to Prove Themselves
In the mountain environment women often feel they are the odd-ones out. Here coaches Carolyn Parker, Maya Seckinger, and Karen Bockel openly share their own drives to not only do everything the men can do, but to do it better. Years of competitive sport, coaching, mountain guiding have given this remarkable group of coaches some wonderful wisdom and insights which they share here. Well worth a listen for any Uphill Athlete, male or female.
Killian Jornet and David Goettler talk about Everest 2021
Killian Jornet and David Goettler recently returned from an attempt at an unassisted, oxygen-less ascent of Everest. Scott Johnston unpacks their experiences of acclimatization, and training cycles at altitude; the unique situation of climbing big mountains, post-lockdown; and the influences of social media on the projection and attainment of goals.
Training for Juniors, with Scott and Maya
In this episode, Scott Johnston is joined by fellow Uphill Athlete coach Maya Seckinger as they discuss training for juniors: how junior training differs from that of adults; tailoring training to the needs of kids; age-appropriate training for specific levels of development; and their personal experiences of training as juniors themselves.