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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!

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

    • Sports
    • 4.8 • 106 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!

    Have A Follow Up Plan

    Have A Follow Up Plan

    In this episode I explore why coming up with a follow up plan BEFORE you finish your training can be so valuable. 
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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

    • 16 min
    Self Reflection

    Self Reflection

    In this episode I explore how self reflection can be SO powerful when you are getting towards the tail end of a training process. 
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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

    • 10 min
    Simplicity

    Simplicity

    In this episode I explore one powerful question you can use, when things start to feel a bit overwhelming in your training and preparations. 
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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

    • 11 min
    Have A Mantra

    Have A Mantra

    In this episode I explore an incredibly simple, but powerful, mental strength strategy which can make a dramatic difference when things get tough. 
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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

    • 8 min
    Have A Prepared Answer

    Have A Prepared Answer

    In this episode I explore a simple strategy which can save you A LOT of mental energy if you are going through a big training journey. 
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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
    Be Serious About Your Recovery

    Be Serious About Your Recovery

    In this episode I explore the subject of recovery and how it can make or break a training journey. 
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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

    • 10 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
106 Ratings

106 Ratings

Jacfr1 ,

Excellent advice

Rowan helped me get ready for a three-day challenging backpack that I completed without injury. Upbeat podcasts are practical and inspiring.

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!

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