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Backpacking Training at Home: 5-minute Leg Workout

It’s time for a leg workout! When training at home, it can be hard to know exactly what to do with your leg workout. It is especially hard for all the backpackers and hikers out there who probably don’t have a background in strength and conditioning, but still need to maintain strong legs. To help everyone out, I will be creating some super-simple workouts for training at home. The workouts will need minimal to no equipment. The process is simple: Organize your training space.Set a timer for 30-second intervals.Perform exercises 1-5 in order for 30-seconds each.When the timer goes off,…

Virtual Hike: Hike Hobart Tasmania from Home

Join me and Fjallraven Australia as hike Hobart, Tasmania, in search of the best view of Hobart City from my area. For this backpacking day-trip, I took my trusty Kaipak 38l backpack which has come with me all over the world. It pays to stay hiking-fit so that when the mood strikes I can just grab my pack and wander into the woods (because living in Tasmania means that this happens all the time)! Coach Josh WoodCoach Josh Wood is a personal trainer and backpacking coach who lives in Hobart, Tasmania. Working as a Wilderness Guide in Tasmania, he noticed…
The Training Grounds

Backpacking Training at Home 1: 5-minute Core Workout

When training at home, it can be hard to know exactly what to do with your workout. It is especially hard for all the backpackers and hikers out there who probably don’t have a background in strength and conditioning. To help everyone out, I will be creating some super-simple workouts for training at home. The workouts will need minimal to no equipment. The process is simple: Organize your training space.Set a timer for 30-second intervals.Perform exercises 1-5 in order for 30-seconds each.When the timer goes off, switch to the next exercise.Once you complete one round, start at the beginning again.…
Backpacking to Naamche Bazaar in Nepal

Backpacking Adventures from Home: Ideas for Your Next Backpacking Trip

It seems like we all have extra time on our hands. This is the perfect time to relax, recuperate, and PLAN your next backpacking trip! I am always working on the logistics of my next hike, trek, or backpacking trip. Sometimes, it is hard to figure out where you want to go, and what you want to do. This is why I have created my Adventure Playlist on YouTube. This playlist features some of my favourite backpacking and hiking adventures. Highlights include: Frenchmans Cap, Tasmania; Mt Field, Tasmania; Denali National Park, Alaska. Coming soon: Three Passes Trek, Nepal. While your…

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