Mount Rainier - Disappointment Clever Route - Assessment and Training Plan - 16 Weeks
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Do you have what it takes to climb Mount Rainier? We believe you do. We just want you to suffer less on your way up. Are you ready to get your body adapted to the mountain environment? Invite us on your journey. We cannot wait to show you all you are capable.
When the parts are optimal, then the addition of motor fitness becomes extremely important and is different depending on which mountain route is being targeted. First, you need looking at the climbing route you desire, then finding the attributes an individual would need to overcome its challenge, then place a counter training to overcome. This includes but is not limited to the following:
•Footwork with and without pack load
•Assess and Adjust
By finding the correct challenges in the optimal order to meet the Individuals mechanical and output capability for each of these conditions, then we can create exercises after an assessment from an individuals ability to adapt to the desired mountain environment.
Disclaimer: Rich Rife and Mountain Fitness Research, Inc are neither physicians, healthcare providers, physical therapists nor dieticians and the information presented on this site written, in video or in audio are experimental, experiential, and exploratory in nature. Before beginning any diet or fitness program, you should visit your primary healthcare provider to determine your status to proceed.
Summit: 14411 feet
Elevation Change: +/-10000 feet
Slope: 25-45 degrees
Pack Load: 45-50 pounds
Does your training plan cover all these variables? Ours do.
Here is what our training plans cover:
Cardiovascular Fitness: Aerobic base to get you up and down and quickly recover between anaerobic bursts.
Muscular Strength and Endurance: Powerful hips and core to motor your body and pack up the mountain with plenty of gas to get you back down.
Breathing: Lungs capable of pulling in deep breaths of air even while carrying a heavy load.
Feet and Knees: Durable lower body capable of managing varying terrain and stable enough to balance a top heavy body.
Shoulders: Your arm mobility is key for successful adaptation when the slope gets steep. Keeping all the motions optimal is a significant variable to be sure you can keep 3 points of contact.
Skills: Footwork to adjust to the varying requirements to navigate mountainous terrain.
Metabolism: A fat-adapted chemical powerhouse designed to keep you going without have to constantly suck down calories to maintain suitable energy level.