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The Training For Trekking Podcast

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!

Tracks

TFT357: 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.  == Want to get fit, strong and resilient for your hiking adventures?   Check out the Online Summit Program: https://www.summitstrength.com.au/online.html
16:56 4/29/24
TFT356: 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.  == Want to get fit, strong and resilient for your hiking adventures?   Check out the Online Summit Program: https://www.summitstrength.com.au/online.html
10:12 4/22/24
TFT355: 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.  == Want to get fit, strong and resilient for your hiking adventures?   Check out the Online Summit Program: https://www.summitstrength.com.au/online.html
11:52 4/15/24
TFT355: 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.  == Want to get fit, strong and resilient for your hiking adventures?   Check out the Online Summit Program: https://www.summitstrength.com.au/online.html
08:20 4/8/24
TFT353: 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.  == Want to get fit, strong and resilient for your hiking adventures?   Check out the Online Summit Program: https://www.summitstrength.com.au/online.html
07:18 4/1/24
TFT352: Be Serious About Your Recovery
In this episode I explore the subject of recovery and how it can make or break a training journey.  == Want to get fit, strong and resilient for your hiking adventures?   Check out the Online Summit Program: https://www.summitstrength.com.au/online.html
10:33 3/26/24
TFT351: Search Out Support
In this episode I explore how having some simple conversations can make a dramatic difference to the chance of success during a training process.  = Want to get fit, strong and resilient for your hiking adventures?   Check out the Online Summit Program: https://www.summitstrength.com.au/online.html
11:01 3/4/24
TFT350: Avoid Triggers
In this episode I explore how some seemingly inconsequential 'triggers' can have a cascade effect which can majorly disrupt your training.  == Want to get fit, strong and resilient for your hiking adventures?   Check out the Online Summit Program: https://www.summitstrength.com.au/online.html
15:46 2/28/24
TFT349: Ask Questions
In this episode I explore a major mistake I made in the early stages of my training (and how I turned it around).  = 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/
10:01 2/26/24
TFT348: Self Reflection
In this episode I explore how keeping a training journal, and dedicating a small amount of time to self-reflection, can be an absolute game changer when it comes to your progress.  == Want to get fit, strong and resilient for your hiking adventures?   Check out the Online Summit Program: https://www.summitstrength.com.au/online.html
11:31 2/21/24
TFT247: Trust The Process
In this episode I explore on of THE most important things you need to be aware of when working with a coach, trainer or following a structured training plan. == Want to get fit, strong and resilient for your hiking adventures?   Check out the Online Summit Program: https://www.summitstrength.com.au/online.html  
12:12 2/19/24
TFT346: Plan For Social Occasions
In this episode I dive into one of the biggest speedbumps for a consistent training process - social occasions. And I share a few tips on how I managed these during my 20 weeks training journey. == Want to get fit, strong and resilient for your hiking adventures?   Check out the Online Summit Program: https://www.summitstrength.com.au/online.html
16:16 2/14/24
TFT345: Training Hard And Weight Loss Journeys
In this episode I discuss a few important points if you are a hiker who is wanting to train hard for their adventure, but also considering a weight loss journey at the same time.  == Want to get fit, strong and resilient for your hiking adventures?   Check out the Online Summit Program: https://www.summitstrength.com.au/online.html
14:56 2/12/24
TFT344: Plan Your Day
In this episode I explore why planning your day can be the most powerful action you do to help your training, consistency and, ultimately, your hiking.  == Want to get fit, strong and resilient for your hiking adventures?   Check out the Online Summit Program: https://www.summitstrength.com.au/online.html
08:24 2/7/24
TFT343: Don't Avoid What You Suck At
In this episode I explore why it is SO important to be honest with yourself about your capabilities during training and hiking, and to not always avoid things which you are not great at.  == Want to get fit, strong and resilient for your hiking adventures?   Check out the Online Summit Program: https://www.summitstrength.com.au/online.html
12:10 2/5/24
TFT342: The Best Recovery Tool
In this episode I explore the single best recovery tool a hiker can use, to aid their training and hiking.  == Want to get fit, strong and resilient for your hiking adventures?   Check out the Online Summit Program: https://www.summitstrength.com.au/online.html
14:24 1/31/24
TFT341: When In Doubt
In episode number 4 of this 20 episode mini series we explore the topic of why getting professional advice in times of uncertainty is so important. == Want to get fit, strong and resilient for your hiking adventures?   Check out the Online Summit Program: https://www.summitstrength.com.au/online.html
08:40 1/29/24
TFT340: Avoid Distractions
In this episode I explore why having one trusted source or information, and avoiding distractions, is SO important if you are training towards a big goal.  == Want to get fit, strong and resilient for your hiking adventures?   Check out the Online Summit Program: https://www.summitstrength.com.au/online.html
07:18 1/24/24
TFT339: You Get Out What You Put In
In episode number two, of our twenty episode mini-series, I explore the statement of 'you get out what you put in' and how it related to my own training journey, but also its relevance for any hiker training towards a big goal.  == Want to get fit, strong and resilient for your hiking adventures?   Check out the Online Summit Program: https://www.summitstrength.com.au/online.html
07:53 1/23/24
TFT338: 20 Lessons From 20 Weeks Of Training (#1)
In this episode I begin a new mini-series for the podcast, where I explore 20 lessons which I learnt from 20 weeks of training. And I talk about how they relate to training for hiking and other adventures. In this first episode, I explore the concept of 'knowing your why'. == Want to get fit, strong and resilient for your hiking adventures?   Check out the Online Summit Program: https://www.summitstrength.com.au/online.html  
13:22 1/19/24
TFT337: Backpacking Meal Inspiration - Interview With Aaron From Backcountry Foodie
In this episode, I interview Aaron from Backcountry Foodie, a dietician specialising in working with backpackers. Inside she shares two awesome ideas for creating backpacking meals (with a couple of simple recipe examples to go with them). == Want to check out Aaron's nutrition services for backpackers? You can find her website here: Backcountry Foodie 
17:34 12/6/23
TFT336: Training to Hike Colchuck Lake - Interview With Heather
​In this episode, I interview Summit Strength client Heather and inside, she shares her story about training and preparation to tackle the challenging Colchuk Lake hike in The Enchantments. == Want to get fit, strong and resilient for your hiking adventures?   Check out the Online Summit Program: https://www.summitstrength.com.au/online.html
23:43 11/27/23
TFT335: Dietary Fat vs Body Fat: What's The Difference?
In this episode, I have Kyle from Valley To Peak Nutrition on the show, and he shines a light on a VERY misunderstood topic in the world of nutrition: fat. Specifically, he talks about the differences between dietary fat (i.e. what you eat) and body fat (what is on your body) - and how it relates to fuel for energy and hiking.  This episode will be very valuable for any hiker trying to get a good handle on their nutrition and fuelling for the trail.  == Want to learn more about nutrition for your hiking? You can check out Kyle's Nutrition Foundation Course here: https://www.v2pnutrition.com/challenge-page/foundations
29:11 9/6/23
TFT334: 5 Days Later
This is the final follow up episode on my recent injury scare. Inside I share some key lessons from the last few days which are VERY important to keep in mind when going through an injury scare or flare up. 
09:04 9/4/23
TFT323: 48 Hours Later
In this episode I explore how things are going 48 hours after my recent injury scare. 
12:03 9/4/23
TFT322: 24 Hours Later
In this episode, I give an update on my last 24 hours after my recent injury scare - and I talk about my struggles, challenges and solutions I have faced and used over this time. 
13:24 8/31/23
TFT321: I Hurt Myself
This morning, I hurt myself while training. This episode explores the physical and mental battles I am going through right now, as I struggle with the idea that my upcoming goal and dream may now be off the cards... I really hope this episode can be insightful and potentially inspirational for any hiker who is going through a similar thing. 
19:02 8/30/23
TFT320: Planning For A Successful Workout
In this episode I explore a simple check list to go through to ensure you get the most out of your workouts! == Want to get fit, strong and resilient for your hiking adventures?   Check out the Online Summit Program: https://www.summitstrength.com.au/online.html
08:51 8/9/23
TFT319: A Great Drill For Breathing Control
In this episode I share a fantastic drill a hiker can use to help improve their breathing control (this can be very beneficial for anyone who gets super huffed and puffed going up hills!). == Want to get fit, strong and resilient for your hiking adventures?   Check out the Online Summit Program: https://www.summitstrength.com.au/online.html    
06:39 8/2/23
TFT318: What To Do When You Are Not Feeling Great
In this episode I explore some simple ideas on how to adjust your training when you are not feeling 100%. == Want to get fit, strong and resilient for your hiking adventures?   Check out the Online Summit Program: https://www.summitstrength.com.au/online.html
06:30 7/28/23

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