Obviously, most of us have a great desire for participating in the adventure activities. Whenever we think about the destination to indulge in all sorts of thrilling activities, the first option comes in our mind is Nepal. It is because Nepal is a paradise for adventure seekers, which has several thrilling and adventure things such as trekking, hiking, bungee jumping, and so on. Among them, trekking is the most sought activity by the people.
To make our trekking expedition unforgettable, we surely need some pre-trip training and a basic level of fitness. However, it does not mean you should be an iron man or woman to climb the classic Everest base camp trek or other trekking trails. For all the trekking lovers, we have mentioned some important pre-tips here that are useful for upcoming trekking expedition.
Top prep tips for trekking
Start walking to start training
As soon as you decide to go for trekking, the most important step to start with is walking. One of the best ways for trekking preparation is taking a long walk. Firstly, you must begin with a small distance and then increase it. This will help you during the trekking because you need to walk at least 4-6hours a day. Starting walking now will improve your stamina and enjoy the expedition greatly.
Take part in leg-based cardio routine
No matter, whether you choose easy, medium or difficult trek, you must work some leg-based cardio along with a long walk in your regular routine. To build up muscle in your legs, you can do cycling, swimming, football, and squash. If you are a gym freak, then mix up cycling bursts along with lungs and squats.
Take the stairs instead of the lift
Every chance you get, you must take the stairs because stair climbing is the best one for building up quads and calves. Instead of taking escalator and life, you can take the stairs when you are at work or other places. This also gives a boost to your stamina and body muscles.
Walk in all sorts of weather
It is unsure that trekking trails have a perfect weather condition all the times. For example, if you opt for the Annapurna base camp trek, then you must prepare yourself for all the weather condition so that your trip will not ruin. To do so, you need to walk in a rainy, cold, warm, windy, and humid condition.
Besides, we suggest you walk using walking poles, train with the backpack, and purchase a good pair of trekking shoes.