Conditioning for Hiking and Backpacking with Sheri Goodwin - Online Classroom

Lecture: Backpacking Building Blocks (B3) Course

Conditioning for Hiking and Backpacking with Sheri Goodwin - Online Classroom

Learn and practice exercises to strengthen major muscles used during hiking and backpacking. Gain mobility, stability, and strength to hike and backpack with ease and help prevent unnecessary falls and injuries this hiking season.

  • Easy
  • Easy

This hands-on workshop will be held on zoom from 6:30 to 8:30PM, with plenty of interactive Q&A and practice.  The link to join the zoom session will be provided in the days before the session.  To best view the visuals being presented, it's best to join from a laptop or desktop;  however you will want to give yourself room to practice the exercises.

At this course you will learn a sport specific training routine for hikers.  Teachings include: 

  • Dynamic warm-up for hikers including myofascial release techniques
  • Core exercises
  • Lower body exercises
  • A proper hikers cool down
  • Progression of hiking specific exercises over a one-month period
  • Appropriate build-up of hiking mileage over a one-month period 

During the course you will receive a handout that will outline proper progression of sets and repetitions for each exercise taught over a one-month period.  You will also fill out a workout calendar to help keep you on track with your pre-season training program.  All exercises taught in the class can be performed at home or outdoors.  

Instructor Bio:

Sheri Goodwin taught and coached in the Shoreline School district for 13 years before starting her dream business, Transformational Journeys.  She holds a Masters in Education, and a Bachelor’s in Physical Education with an Endorsement in Health from the University of Puget Sound.  Sheri is a Personal Trainer through the National Personal Trainers Institute (NPTI), a Reconnective Healer (RH) and practices Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT).  Sheri’s trekking adventures in Nepal, Patagonia, Peru, up Kilimanjaro, as well as along the Camino de Santiago, Way of St. Frances (Assisi to Rome), Hadrian’s Wall in England and around the Wonderland Trail of Mount Rainier have inspired her to help others experience these life-changing journeys!

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

This is a hands on course - wear your workout clothes, and bring a step bench, chair and foam roller if you have them!

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