Conditioning for Hiking and Backpacking Level 1 - Fundamentals Clinic - Online Classroom

Lecture: Conditioning for Hiking and Backpacking - Level I

Conditioning for Hiking and Backpacking Level 1 - Fundamentals Clinic - Online Classroom

In this at-home clinic personal trekking trainer Sheri Goodwin, you'll learn and practice exercises to strengthen major muscles used during hiking and backpacking, and take away a personal training calendar to get ready to crush your trail goals for the summer season!

  • Easy

This clinic will be held on zoom and will begin at 7PM, ending at around 8:30PM.  The link to join the zoom will be sent out to registered participants in the days before the session.  YOu need to join the session from a desktop, laptop or tablet.

In this clinic personal trekking trainer Sheri Goodwill will introduce you to a sport specific training routine for hikers and backpackers and help you practice!  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 

Before the session you will receive a handout that will outline proper progression of sets and repetitions for each exercise taught over a one-month period.  Sheri will also help you develop a personalized 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.  

This is a hands on clinic - be sure to come to the clinic wearing your workout clothes!

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

Workout clothes

Foam roller (optional)

Step bench or stair

Chair or railing

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