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

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    • 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!

    TFT286: Should Hikers Be Scared Of Stretching?

    TFT286: Should Hikers Be Scared Of Stretching?

    Should hikers be worried about using static stretching in their training? Is it something which will negatively effect your recovery? And is it something you should be worried about? 

    In this episode I explore a few thought on static stretching, and how it can fit into a hikers training journey. 

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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/

    • 10 min
    For Hikers Who Do Bootcamps Or HIIT Classes

    For Hikers Who Do Bootcamps Or HIIT Classes

    This episode is specifically for those hikers who regularly do boot camps, HIIT classes or other group fitness sessions.
    And inside exercise alternatives which I often recommend to my hikers (which can be much more comfortable for those who struggle with some discomfort).
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    This week, we are opening enrolment to our signature program, the Online Summit Program.
     
    We are looking for hikers who want to get strong and pain-free, so they can conquer every adventure.
     
    If that sounds like you, and you want to find out if and how this program may be a good fit for your goals and situation, you can book a free discovery call with us through the link below:
     
    https://summitstrength.com.au/apply

    • 11 min
    Supplements For Hikers In Pain

    Supplements For Hikers In Pain

    In this episode, I share a few thoughts on using nutritional supplements for a hiker's pain prevention journey.
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    This week, we are opening enrolment to our signature program, the Online Summit Program.
     
    We are looking for hikers who want to get strong and pain-free, so they can conquer every adventure.
     
    If that sounds like you, and you want to find out if and how this program may be a good fit for your goals and situation, you can book a free discovery call with us through the link below:
     
    https://summitstrength.com.au/apply

    • 9 min
    Cramps While Hiking

    Cramps While Hiking

    Cramping while hiking is the worst. They can be SUCH a pain and can really suck a lot of enjoyment out of a day on the trail.
    In this episode, I explore a few common risk factors when it comes to cramps on the trail and talk through some ideas you can use to help prevent cramps while hiking.
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    This week, we are opening enrolment to our signature program, the Online Summit Program.
     
    We are looking for hikers who want to get strong and pain-free, so they can conquer every adventure.
     
    If that sounds like you, and you want to find out if and how this program may be a good fit for your goals and situation, you can book a free discovery call with us through the link below:
     
    https://summitstrength.com.au/apply

    • 15 min
    Interval Training For Hikers

    Interval Training For Hikers

    Interval training can be a fantastic method of training for hiking. But, not all interval training is created equally...
    In this episode, I explore some simple ideas which you can use to ensure you are getting the MOST out of your interval training (to best help your time on the trail).
    ==
    This week, we are opening enrolment to our signature program, the Online Summit Program.
    We are looking for hikers who want to get strong and pain-free, so they can conquer every adventure.
    If that sounds like you, and you want to find out if and how this program may be a good fit for your goals and situation, you can book a free discovery call with us through the link below:
    https://summitstrength.com.au/apply

    • 12 min
    A Simple Indoor Cardio Workout (For Hikers)

    A Simple Indoor Cardio Workout (For Hikers)

    In this episode I share a simple (but very effective) cardio workout a hiker can use when training in the comfort of their own home. 
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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

    • 6 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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