We help trekkers get the fitness and energy they need to enjoy their next adventure by training smarter not harder!

  • Are you about to go on a challenging trek such as Kokoda, Kilimanjaro, Everest Base Camp or Machu Picchu and want to make sure you’re fit enough to cope?

  • Would you prefer to get fit for your trek with less time and less effort?

  • Are you looking for a simple and highly effective trekking fitness plan to follow that’s designed by fitness experts who understand exactly what you’re preparing for?

Most people heading off on a trek want to be at a level where they can truly enjoy the whole experience. Unfortunately, juggling a busy life and lacking a specific fitness plan leaves many trekkers less prepared than they should be.

And that’s where The Essential Guide to Training Smarter for Treks comes in.

We promise you that you can be prepared for your adventure without necessarily training harder just by training smarter. When trying to fit their preparation into a busy schedule, most people either go out for some walks or attend a mix of fitness classes at the gym. When you’re lacking in time to prepare, taking part in unplanned workouts that are not tailored to the trekking environment will not give you the results that you are after or deserve – and sometimes it can be extremely dangerous. It doesn’t have to be this way!

The Essential Guide to Training Smarter for Treks is all about training more effectively for your trek so that you can get the fitness and energy you need so that you truly enjoy your trek!

Hi, I’m Alex Shirley, founder of the Trek Fitness Program. Since 2001, We’ve been designing outdoor training programs and have helped all kinds of people to prepare for challenging treks. If you want to be prepared to take part in a succesful and enjoyable trekking adventure then you have come to the right place. Have a browse on this site to see what we’re about and subscribe to start learning the 3 keys to getting in great shape for your trek, with less effort, less time and less frustration‘!

It’s our goal to transform the health and fitness of trekkers across the world and to enable them to have the the fitness and energy that they, and you, deserve to have! We can’t do it without you…

The Essential Guide to Training Smarter for Treks
We’ve created a complete online trekking fitness preparation program that you can put into action quickly, easily, and without having to turn your already busy life upside down. More importantly, it helps you get the results you want, in less time, with less effort! Find out more…

The Trek Fitness Program is an excellent way to prepare for a demanding, multi-day walk. The interval training, combined with strength and balance building exercises, were ideal preparation activities for our expedition, walking with a pack… (Peter Nolan, Mountain Climber)

To Find Out How To Start Getting Trek Fit And Feeling Energised Straightaway, Enter Your Details Below For Your FREE Guide to Training for Treks

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Healthy Trail Snack – Cashew and Almond Balls

2 cups each raw almonds and raw cashews
1 cup chopped dried apricots or sultanas
1 cup chopped dates
1 grated apple
Juice of 1 orange
1 tbsp coconut oil (optional)
Shredded coconut (optional)

Place all the ingredients into a food processor and blend until a dough consistency. Once ingredients are mixed, roll into small bite-sized balls or logs and roll in shredded coconut if desired. They keep best in the freezer!
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