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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 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!
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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!

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English


Episodes

TFT8: Benefits Of Carbohydrates For Altitude Trekkers

6/17/2019
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While trekking at high altitude, what you put in your mouth can play a significant role in keeping you happy, safe and successful on the mountain. Specifically, carbohydrates are incredibly important for a number of reasons while on an altitude adventure. Inside this episode: The first bad review I got for my altitude course, Altitude 101 (and the silver lining which came out of it)The crucial element in the popular 'fat adaptation' strategy which SO many people seem to forget (which can...

Duration:00:17:21

TFT7: How To Prevent Sickness For Trekkers

6/10/2019
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Beyond injuries, altitude sickness or physical exhaustion, the common cold or flu can play a significant role in both your enjoyment and chance of success on your trek. This episode is all about keeping you healthy, happy and successful at all times! You will learn: Simpleguidelines to stop illness ruining your trainingA few tips to stay healthy, happy and successful on the trail! And if you enjoy the episode, don't forget to subscribe and leave a review!

Duration:00:16:04

TFT6: Interviewing A Knee Specialist On Knee Pain While Hiking

6/3/2019
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In this episode I interview Matt Stieler, who is a lifelong hiker, a physiotherapist and a knee specialist. We dive deep into knee pain while hiking and he shares some absolutely amazing information from his professional perspective. You will learn: What the dreaded hiker's knee actually is What overuse injuries and how you can avoid them on the trailIf you can ever get back to full strength after a knee reconstruction And much, much more... To download the free Hiker's Knee Prevention...

Duration:00:29:46

TFT5: Simulated Altitude Training For Trekkers

5/27/2019
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In this episode I discuss the pros and cons of simulated altitude training. And I answer the burning question... does it help prevent altitude sickness? You will learn: What simulated altitude training actually is (and how it is can't be considered the same as natural altitude) How this type of training affects endurance, strength, power and weight loss Interested in learning more about how to prevent altitude sickness? Download my altitude cheat sheet today: https://bit.ly/2PkvlQk

Duration:00:13:17

TFT4: How To Train To Carry A Heavy Pack

5/20/2019
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In this episode we dive deep into some specifics on how to train to carry a heavy pack. You will learn: A proven process to get fit, strong and resilient (while minimising any chance of injury)The often overlooked practice which can be the difference between staying safe in your training and breaking down with injury And don't forget to subscribe!

Duration:00:18:45

TFT3: Common Altitude Mistakes For Trekkers

5/13/2019
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In this episode I discuss some of the most common mistakes I see trekkers making at Altitude. Inside this episode you will learn: What you can learn from the Newcastle Knights disastrous trip to Everest Base Camp Two things you must avoid at all costs while at altitude!The real reasons behind the myth why 'being fit puts you at a risk of altitude sickness...' And don't forget to subscribe to the show!

Duration:00:15:38

TFT2: How To Prevent Knee Pain While Hiking

5/6/2019
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Knee pain when hiking and trekking is one of the most common issues I hear on a daily basis. And it is one way to suck all the enjoyment out of your adventure... This episode will teach you: The reason why knee pain is such a common issue on the trailA short anatomy lesson which can help you understand where your pain is coming from And if you enjoy the episode, don't forget to subscribe to the show!

Duration:00:15:47

TFT1: The Trekker's Great Mistake

4/30/2019
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In this episode I discuss something I have coined 'The Trekker's Great Mistake - which has gotten more then a few trekkers in trouble... Inside this episode you will learn: What the single most common mistake I see in traditional trek preparationThe basic outline of what the 'perfect' preparation program should look like And don't forget to subscribe to the show!

Duration:00:12:18

TFT0: Welcome To The Training For Trekking Podcast

4/10/2019
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In this pilot episode I share what this upcoming podcast is all about and who it is for.

Duration:00:04:14