How an Athlete Prepares for the AT
Physical preparation for a thru hike on the AT is important both for good results and to prevent injuries. In my last post, you found a large number of hikes that would be excellent hiking-specific preparation. In the next few posts, you will see my physical preparations for a thru hike on the AT. You will discover my training during the few weeks prior to departing from Springer Mountain, Georgia. I plan to start hiking on March 18.
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