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8 WEEK MOUNTAINEERING FITNESS PLAN

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8 WEEK MOUNTAINEERING FITNESS PLAN

Author

Tom Horrocks

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Length

8 Weeks

Plan Description

GET STRONGER, FITTER AND MORE MOBILE

Perfect for those preparing for a mountain challenge or to maintain fitness levels during off-peak season. Designed for mountaineering routes at altitude 6000m to 7000m; Alpine routes PD-AD or UK summer and winter mountaineering days.

Plan includes strengthening, mobility and rehab exercises designed to make you more robust and mountain fit. It also has mountain specific sessions designed to increase your cardio - vascular endurance and get your body ready for covering long days in the hills.

The plan has been designed by Tom horrocks (Strength & Conditioning coach) and Sam Corbett (Physiotherapist) to provide a comprehensive plan to increase your performance and help prevent future injuries.

It can be adopted to suit all ability levels however having a background of training will really help. It is also designed for professionals in the industry such as mountain guides to optimize fitness and help prevent injury for the upcoming season.

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Training Plan Sample Week

Stats

Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Strength x4
02:07:00 01:00:00
Walk x2
04:41:00 06:00:00
Day Off x1
—— ——
Run x1
00:19:00 00:30:00
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
Strength
02:07:00 01:00:00
Walk
04:41:00 06:00:00
Day Off
—— ——
Run
00:19:00 00:30:00

Training Load By Week


Tom Horrocks

Adventure Fitness Consultants

We offer the most comprehensive training plans for mountain athletes. Based in the UK our team comprises of Tom (strength & conditioning coach and climbing instructor) Sam (physiotherapist) and Michaela (Dietitian specialising in endurance sports).

We believe that not only fitness but also mental and technical skills are equal to expedition and goal success. That's why during the consultation we chat about what you need to help achieve your goals.


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