4 state AT challenge gear prep

Tomorrow I will be giving the 4 state challenge on the AT a try. It goes from the PA/MD border to the WV/VA border. Check out my gear prep:

The start of the home gym. Fighting through the endurance “pain cave” through training.

What is the Pain Cave? For many of us this may sound like some terrible scene from a movie. But any endurance athlete will tell you that it is instead a dark place that we all inevitable end up in at some point in our races, climbs, paddles or training. For me the pain caveContinue reading “The start of the home gym. Fighting through the endurance “pain cave” through training.”

“Base” Training Period for Great Range Traverse

I will start off with a disclaimer that I have used in the past: I am not a fitness professional, professional trainer, or doctor. I do however live in a totally flat area surrounded by corn fields and do decently ok in the mountains. Which is actually the reason that I started this blog, IContinue reading ““Base” Training Period for Great Range Traverse”

Functional Training- Q&A with Sean Sewell from Colorado Personal Fitness.

As I progress down this blog journey an important goal of mine is to feature a series of Q&A’s on how others prepare for adventures in the mountains. I am so excited to kick this off with the below Q&A with Sean Sewell from Colorado Personal Fitness. Sean Sewell is a Certified Personal Trainer (andContinue reading “Functional Training- Q&A with Sean Sewell from Colorado Personal Fitness.”