My name is Rowan, I am a personal trainer who specializes in preparing hikers, trekkers and mountaineers for the dream adventures. I spend my days' training aspiring adventurers of all shapes and sizes to be fit, strong and resilient for whatever the trail might throw at them.
Hitting the trail for an extended period of time can be a shock to the system. For many, the first few days (or weeks) can be seriously tough. You wake up each morning and everything feels stiff and sore. But this isn't something you just have to accept and deal with. This article shares a few simple and practical strategies to help you stay comfortable, safe, and as strong as possible on the trail.