99 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

    • Sports
    • 4.8 • 100 Ratings

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!

    Fatigue And Injury Prevention While Hiking

    Fatigue And Injury Prevention While Hiking

    In this episode I discuss the various reasons why fatigue and exhaustion can affect the risk of injury while hiking.
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    Want to get fit, strong and resilient for your hiking adventures?
     
    Check out the Online Summit Program: https://www.summitstrength.com.au/online.html

    • 12 min
    A Simple Hiking Workout To Try

    A Simple Hiking Workout To Try

    In this episode I share a fun workout a hiker can do while on the trail, to give a bit of extra challenge to their training hikes.
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    Want to get fit, strong and resilient for your hiking adventures?
     
    Check out the Online Summit Program: https://www.summitstrength.com.au/online.html
     

    • 7 min
    Training With Summit Strength (Now Is The Time)

    Training With Summit Strength (Now Is The Time)

    If you have been on the fence about reaching out for hep with your training for hiking, now is the time!

    If you were interested in finding a time to chat, and seeing if and how one of our options may be right for you, send an email to rowan@summitstrength.com.au with the words 'Let's chat" and we can go from there. 

    • 4 min
    The Little Thing Do Add Up

    The Little Thing Do Add Up

    In this episode I talk about a simple, and time efficient type of training which I recommend to ALL of my hikers (which, if done consistently, can really make a difference over the long term). 
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    Want to learn more about training for your hiking adventures?
     
    Join the Training For Hiking And Trekking Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/trainingforhikingandtrekking/

    • 6 min
    Defeat The Worm While Hiking

    Defeat The Worm While Hiking

    In this episode I discuss something which I have coined 'the worm' (which is a very common issue many hikers struggle with when faced with steep elevation and heavy packs). 
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    Want to get fit, strong and resilient for your hiking adventures?
     
    Check out the Online Summit Program: https://www.summitstrength.com.au/online.html

    • 9 min
    Lunges Are Not A Beginners Exercise

    Lunges Are Not A Beginners Exercise

    Lunges are one of the most popular exercises in the world for hikers. But many hikers struggle with them. If that is you, don't feel bad. Because they are NOT a beginners exercise. 

    Inside this episode I share my thoughts about lunges for hikers, and offer some simple alternatives for hikers who struggle with these.
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    Want to get fit, strong and resilient for your hiking adventures?
     
    Check out the Online Summit Program: https://www.summitstrength.com.au/online.html

    • 9 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
100 Ratings

100 Ratings

Trail lover! ,

Rowan is the best!

Very knowledgeable. Very practical. This is an excellent source of information for any outdoor enthusiast or adventure seeker.

WyomingJill ,

Excellent

Excellent resource for hikers/backpackers. Rowan’s knowledge base and willingness to share is amazing! Looking forward to future backpacking trips and going into them more prepared physically so that I can be more confident and enjoy the trips even more. Thanks Rowan!

jalanaSands ,

AMAZING Resource!

After listening to several podcasts, I downloaded “Hikers Knee Prevention Guide.” It’s a very detailed schedule and plan that tells you what to do for the different types of exercises, and they all ( or most?) have links to YouTube. I’m so glad I found this resource! Thank you, Rowan!

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