Training, training, and more training. I’m not sure about the rest of you thru-hikers, but I’m so ready to be done training and start this show! Basically, my training has consisted of lifting weights and cardio Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. I actually like the gym days because I can zone out while I work out, yet see familiar faces. Then as I’m zoning, I think, is this enough? Should I be doing more? Should I be doing less? I look around the gym and wonder why are these other people working out? Do they have a personal goal set, or is this part of living a healthy life? I wonder how many of them would think I am nuts to hike 2200 miles with a 30-pound pack on. I then break out of my sweaty stupor and conclude, ‘what will be, will be.’
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