How things are shaping up…

Posted: February 13, 2013 by JonoShmono "SykOse. Live. Extreme." in Bike, Road cycling
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tandem trekking

Two months out from the hike we’ve decided we had better implement some sort of a exercise routine.  Attempts to exercise seem to go two different ways.  Way one involves a plan to exercise after Kyle gets off work, but then, when he gets home he’s pretty tired so instead we lounge in bed and work on this damn blog.  Way two involves a surge of guilt about not exercising, leading to a huge over the top running-squatting-crunch-gut-busting-fest, resulting in extreme soreness and inability to move the next day.  Despite these hurdles we found a great article in Backpackers Magazine that we have tried to adhere to.  The article is by John Colver and he has some strategies for staying in great hiking shape at backpacker.com/motivate.  Below is his basic training plan.

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Cardio Endurance: 30 mins of fast walking or running (at 50% of…

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