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LifeWorks Campfire Series Training Articles:   Basics   |   Cardiovasuclar   |   Strength Flexibility training for hikes, treks or climbs While often ignored and skipped, flexibility training is a fundamental component of any physical fitness program.  Not only does it help to ease discomfort associated with muscles soreness it is of great importance to injury prevention.  Stretching is especially important when it comes to multi-day treks, giving your body the recovery needed to get back on the trail day after day. As you exercise the muscles...
LifeWorks Campfire Series Training Articles:   Basics   |   Cardiovasuclar   |   Flexibility Strength training tips for hikes, treks or climbs While trekking is primarily a cardiovascular endeavour, proper development of strength in both the legs and the core abdominals is important for your endurance and for injury prevention.  The type of strength development important for your climb is very functional training designed to challenge the endurance of your muscles.  Much like the Cardiovascular Training article we will consider strength training...
LifeWorks Campfire Series Training Articles:   Basics   |   Strength   |   Flexibility Cardiovascular training tips for hikes, treks or climbs Now that we have the basics understood, let’s look at the specific considerations for developing a Cardiovascular Training Program designed to prepare you for your climb.  Cardiovascular Training is designed to prepare your cardiovascular system (heart and lungs) for the demands you are going to impose.  In the case of hiking and trekking, this involves training primarily the aerobic system (think...
LifeWorks Campfire Series Training Articles:   Cardiovasuclar   |   Strength   |   Flexibility Basic training tips for hikes, treks or climbs There are a lot of preparations you need to make when getting ready for a big hike, trek or climb: finding a guide, determining your route, travel considerations, getting your gear, the list goes on.  But how are you preparing your body for the climb?  Some considerations if ignored can be resolved last minute without any negative impact to your experience, but if you don’t take the time and...
How To Get Started Back to Resource Centre   Thinking of starting a charity climb, trek or hike? This is a great place to begin! Learn more on how to set a fundraising objective, choosing your charity and mountain or climbing route, what to look for in choosing the right guide or trekking company service, and more...   Fundraising ideas for charities: Consider outdoor adventure challenges in 2013 The trend is growing yearly. People are opting for challenging outdoor adventures as a means to fundraise for a cause rather than sitting in a stuffy room with silent...
Insurance for High-Altitude, Remote Areas and Adventure Sports Choosing travel insurance appropriate to your charity climbing, trekking or hiking campaign becomes a lot more complex when your trip involves high-altitude or remote areas, or if your participating in what is considered by the insurance industry an adventure sport. Asking the right questions of your travel insurance provider, being aware of some of the common pitfalls and policy exclusions, and properly researching various mountain travel insurance options will better ensure you purchase appropriate insurance coverage. When...
When you're out on a trek or a climb, it's always best to have some extra food and a few extra days up your sleeve in case of unforeseen delays. Mountain regions are unpredictable environments. Roads can be closed from avalanche debris, flash floods can take out bridges, and bad weather can leave you tent-bound for days. Right now, about 2000 tourists, including climbers and trekkers, are stranded in and near Lukla, a small resort town in the Sagarmatha Zone of the Solukhumbu District of eastern Nepal. They're stranded not because of disastrous or unexpected weather, but simply...
Resources, Tips, Tools, Info, Links and more for the Climb For Change Community Every year thousands of hikers, trekkers and climbers around the world climb mountains for a cause, or climb for charity. The Climb For Change Recource Centre is an organic, ever evolving go to place that you can access for info, tools, tips strategies and links for your charity climb, fundraising climb and climbs for causes. We welcome suggestions for topics - please contact us. Planning your Charity Challenge Thinking of starting a charity climb, trek or hike? This is a great place to...
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