aerobic training zones
Posted by | April 22, 2020
How to Find Your Aerobic Training Zone

Hiking and mountaineering are predominantly endurance activities performed at a low intensity for long durations, often for many days in a row. In order for this to be an enjoyable...

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Posted by | September 11, 2019
How Hard is Mont Blanc?

At first glance, you could be forgiven for assuming that Mont Blanc is easy. After all, it is one of the most climbed mountains in Europe, with around 30’000 people...

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is hiking good for your core
Posted by | August 31, 2019
Is hiking good for your core?

If you’re new to hiking and looking to improve your overall health and fitness, and you're wondering how core strength relates to hiking, then you might be interested in these...

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Posted by | August 23, 2019
How NOT to Lunge: Your Guide to Pain-Free Training

Do you feel like something is not quite right when you perform a lunge? Despite it being a basic exercise, and a staple of preparing for hiking and climbing, it's...

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Posted by | January 14, 2019
3 Things That Could End Your Everest Base Camp Trek

These are the things that most commonly attributed to failure on the Everest Base Camp trek!  Knowledge is your best weapon so read on! During the Everest Base Camp trek...

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Training for Mt Kilimanjaro Video
Posted by | November 30, 2018
Training For Mt Kilimanjaro

If you’re training for Kilimanjaro don’t miss this video where I cover 3 essential elements of a Kilimanjaro Training Program and 5 common mistakes I see people make. Watch the...

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Posted by | July 24, 2018
8 tips to minimise muscle soreness

Have you started training and are now having trouble walking, sitting, moving? Here is the information that’s going to help minimise your muscle soreness. I'm not going to lie to you,...

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Posted by | July 12, 2018
Mountaineer Mindset

So, you’ve been planning to climb a significant peak over the last few years, you’ve been shooting the breeze with your friends and family, doing a lot of talking about it...

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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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