Mountaineering Training | Fit To Climb: Week 2
Categories: Mountaineering Fitness & Training
Congratulations on last week’s training, you are off to a great start! How does your body feel after seven practice sessions of the Daily Dozen?
The purpose of this week’s training is to continue to practice the Daily Dozen and to add a weekend hike to round things out. Choose an easy or moderate goal for the first hike.
This is the end of the adaptation phase. Next week is the beginning of the foundation phase.
Fit to Climb: Week 2 Schedule
|1||Daily Dozen||12 min.||Recovery|
|2||Daily Dozen + 40 Minute Hike||52 min.||Medium|
|3||Daily Dozen / Rest||12 min.||Recovery|
|4||Daily Dozen + 40 Minute Hike||52 min.||Medium|
|5||Daily Dozen / Rest||12 min.||Recovery|
|6||Daily Dozen + 2 Hour Hike||132 min.||Medium|
|Total||4 hrs 44 mins|
- John Colver
Have a question? See the Fit To Climb FAQ for explanations of specific exercises and general pointers to help you through the Fit To Climb Program.
John Colver is a longtime climber, former mountain guide, and certified personal trainer with the American Council of Exercise. Colver introduced outdoor fitness classes to athletic clubs throughout the greater Puget Sound region before creating his adventX brand. Currently, adventX leads training programs in Seattle and Colver presents clinics on outdoor fitness at companies such as Microsoft, Boeing, the American Lung Association, and REI. Colver lives in Seattle, and is working on his second book, Fit to Climb - a 16 week Mount Rainier Fitness Program.
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