Training for your next (or first) backpacking or hiking trip is extremely important for your own enjoyment and to ensure that you will finish your trip a happy camper versus a death march participant.
Just Roughin' It has an Exercise Science educator on staff that has been active in the industry for over 14 years and has trained athletes, marathoners, hikers, triathletes, and recreational exercisers of all ages - so pretty much everyone. We know what it takes to get physically prepared for a very active adventure tour, and we also know that you can push yourself to limits that you never thought possible if you really want to. Remember, you prepare by doing, not spectating.
Here are some training tips and articles written by our Exercise Science educator! The one about kettlebells is my Grandma's favorite!