“I’ll never make it,” you think.
“I want to hike,” you say to yourself. “But, I’m not fit enough.”
Self-doubt creeps into your head and stops you in your tracks. You think you’re not fit enough so you don’t try.
Your thoughts become a self-fulfilling prophecy. And, you never step into the hills and hike. All because you doubted your fitness.
If you want to get into hiking, don’t worry about your fitness now. You can improve it quickly and be fit enough to tackle increasingly challenging routes.
Your hiking fitness is not just about your body, though. It’s about your mind too. Getting your mind and body fit is essential to become a hiker. They work hand-in-hand so you can enjoy the freedom of being on the trail.
To get you ready, follow this three-stage process to get fit and learn hiking techniques for the beginner.