100 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

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!

    Common Strength Training Mistakes For Hikers

    Common Strength Training Mistakes For Hikers

    In this episode, I explore a number of common strength training mistakes I often hear hikers making (and what to do instead).

    • 10 min
    Stair Training Ideas For Hikers

    Stair Training Ideas For Hikers

    In this episode, I discuss a few different ideas a hiker can use to spice up their stair training.

    • 10 min
    Workout Program Extra's (For Hikers)

    Workout Program Extra's (For Hikers)

    In this episode, I discuss a few types of exercise and training a hiker can use to 'top-up' their current training programs. These options are perfect for the weeks where you want to do a bit of extra training but don't want to compromise your normal training program by doing too much. 



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    • 8 min
    Fueling Before A Morning Training Session

    Fueling Before A Morning Training Session

    In this episode, I discuss a few simple nutrition strategies a hiker can use, to ensure they are fueled sufficiently and can perform optimally when training first thing in the morning. 

    • 8 min
    Training For Hiking, Snowboarding And Climbing: Interview With Katie

    Training For Hiking, Snowboarding And Climbing: Interview With Katie

    In this episode, I interview expert coach Katie, who specialises in helping outdoor enthusiasts build strength so that have the confidence to conquer their next adventure.

    Inside she shares some great insights around her philosophies around training, training for hiking, snowboarding and climbing, weight loss and much, much more.

    • 38 min
    Barefoot Or Shoes For Strength Training

    Barefoot Or Shoes For Strength Training

    In this episode I try my best to answer the big question: Should a hiker wear shoes, or go barefoot, while doing your strength training?

    • 9 min

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