I have noticed over the last couple of years that strength training, core strength and Balance need to be and should be a part of everyone’s training plan for treks and climbs. Even shorts treks. Having good balance is really important moving on mixed terrain and going up and down hills.

Moving across mixed rocky terrain, snow, ice, rocky steps and stepping down can take a lot out of your knees, calf’s and quads, back, neck, shoulders. Climbing, trekking and long days in the mountains will leave a serious impact on your body. You need to prepare in advance before undertaking one of our trips.
Achieving excellent physical condition along with getting your balance, core strength and core stability is vital for your body to recover fast while on a mutli-day trips. Your core stability and balance for trekking and climbing is vitally important and specific exercises can achieve this.
There are some great exercises you can be doing to achieve excellent balance, lower and upper back strength, along with core stability and strength building along with fit ball and one legged exercises. Get in touch and we can help.
If you have issues with your fitness, need specific training to build up your strength for climbing Kilimanjaro, trekking to Everest Base Camp, Peak climbing in Nepal, or South America we can help.
We want to make sure you have the best preparation in place before your trip and want to see you truly enjoy your chosen adventure in the mountains.
1). Call or E-mail us at info@iantaylortrekking.comĀ 
2). Get Doctors clearance
3). Get training (we can help)
4). Highlight your strengths and weaknesses and address each concern
5). Seek professional advice at every turn
6). Check out all our video’s
7). Call or e-mail us 5 days a week
8). Evaluate your training every 4 weeks
9). Make sure you develop all aspects of your training program
10). Get out training with your trekking team if possible.

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