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Posted by | May 24, 2018
How to recover on the trail

How to back up day after day on the trail, without debilitating muscle soreness is a huge worry amongst my clients.  If they can't get through a week without muscle...

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Posted by | November 29, 2017
Triple Peaks Trip Report

As many of you would have followed along and discovered, the Triple Peaks Expedition was a massive success! We can attribute this to a few factors. Firstly, our team in...

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Posted by | October 13, 2017
Khumbu Trekking and the Hillary Legacy

Trekking in the off season in the Khumbu region and exploring the legacy of Sir Edmund Hillary. Words By Chase Tucker -  June 2011 There’s something about walking alone for...

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Posted by | October 9, 2017
What is Mobility?

The word mobility gets thrown around a lot, especially in recent times with the rise of CrossFit and the increasing popularity of more functional styles of training like Ninja Warrior....

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Posted by | August 16, 2017
Are you fit enough for your trek?

How to analyse the demands of your trek to measure up your trekking fitness. There are plenty of people who wouldn’t consider doing any serious training for a trek. Some...

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Posted by | June 21, 2017
How To Avoid Heel Blisters

Are you getting blisters from your hiking boots? This doesn't necessarily mean you have the wrong hiking boots, you may just need to tie your laces correctly. This video shows...

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Posted by | June 21, 2017
Why I stopped doing altitude training

Whether you’re training for trekking, climbing or mountaineering, there is no rule book. These are not olympic sports with decades of athletic development, sport science dollars or proven techniques. For...

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Posted by | June 21, 2017
How a trek in the Himalayas could change your life

There is an unspoken power in the big mountains, and we all feel it. The Hindu’s believe the Himalayas are the centre of the universe, many high altitude mountaineers talk...

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Posted by | June 21, 2017
7 myths about training for a trek

Having trained thousands of people for treks throughout the world, we hear alot of incorrect advice and information getting circulated. Here are the top 7 myths about training for a...

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How to buy hiking boots
Posted by | June 21, 2017
How to buy hiking boots – 5 Questions to ask before you buy

There’s always one. The guy or girl who bought the wrong hiking boots. You can see them from a mile away. Usually limping from the pain of golf ball size...

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