Author: Uphill Athlete

Scott Johnston and Uphill Athlete coach Jack Kuenzle discuss Jack’s recent “Fastest Known Time” record on Mount Shasta, his background in the Navy Seals, and more about the strategies he uses for moving quick over mountain terrain. Note: this was recorded before Jack’s FKT on Mt Hood a few weeks later.  Listen on Apple Listen on Spotify Listen on Google More Episodes View All Training, Stress, and Success for Female Athletes with Alison Naney Training Junior Athletes Training During Lock Down with Mark Sears Through Trauma and Grief with Barry Blanchard The Unexpected Evolution of Uphill Athlete The Aging Athlete…

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Training for Alpinism is arguably one of the most complex mental and physical skill sets that people train for simply because you have to be good at everything. For many climbers the 1938 route on the Eiger would rightfully be a career highlight. It is a brilliant climb, truly world-class in every way. In this article I will use training for and climbing the Eiger via its North Face as a parable for training for all alpinism. Steve House’s 16-Week Eiger North Face Training Plan buy now $79 Physical Training. In the case of alpinism, we’re going to describe the…

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In this episode, Uphill Athlete coach Nikki LaRochelle hosts this episode where she  interviews Scott Johnston. They discuss Scott’s diverse background in a number of different sports and career paths, as well as some of the major take-aways Scott has learned over 60 years of being an athlete and a coach.  Listen on Apple Listen on Spotify Listen on Google More Episodes View All Training, Stress, and Success for Female Athletes with Alison Naney Training Junior Athletes Training During Lock Down with Mark Sears Through Trauma and Grief with Barry Blanchard The Unexpected Evolution of Uphill Athlete The Aging Athlete…

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In this episode Scott Johnston is joined by Mark Sears and his coach David Thompson. The Trio discuss Mark’s training during and through lock down and how Mark and Dave navigate the challenges of integrating base training and specific skill and technique work for running and climbing through the seasons. Listen on Apple Listen on Spotify Listen on Google More Episodes View All Training, Stress, and Success for Female Athletes with Alison Naney Training Junior Athletes Training During Lock Down with Mark Sears Through Trauma and Grief with Barry Blanchard The Unexpected Evolution of Uphill Athlete The Aging Athlete Talking…

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Nikki LaRochelle is an Uphill Athlete Coach and highly accomplished Skimo racer. She will also be hosting future episodes of this podcast. Today Scott and Nikki discuss Nikki’s athletic background, balancing athletic training with motherhood, and exchange stories about their training and sport histories.  Listen on Apple Listen on Spotify Listen on Google More Episodes View All Training, Stress, and Success for Female Athletes with Alison Naney Training Junior Athletes Through Trauma and Grief with Barry Blanchard The Unexpected Evolution of Uphill Athlete The Aging Athlete Talking Ultra Running and Ski-Mo with Mike Foote Talking Tactical Training with Drew Hammond…

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In this installment of the Uphill Athlete Podcast co-founder Steve House talks to Yoga Instructor Bree Dillon about their new joint venture: A recovery-focused yoga practice for athletes.The heart of the series is four classes that build into one another and allow you to progress on your own schedule. Level 1 starts at 30-minutes and Level 4 is 45 minutes in duration.For athletes who need to work on a specific area, we built out four body-area-specific video-based yoga blocks: Neck and Shoulders in 19 minutesHipflexors and Hamstrings in 19 minutesBack and Butt  in 16 minutesCalves and Feet in 17 minutesBree worked hard…

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Coach Scott Johnston discusses how to understand the feedback your body is giving you on your recovery status.  He feels many athletes over-rely on data today. Listen and learn to Scott’s preferred tools for managing training load and recovery status. Listen on Apple Listen on Spotify Listen on Google More Episodes View All Training, Stress, and Success for Female Athletes with Alison Naney Training Junior Athletes Through Trauma and Grief with Barry Blanchard The Unexpected Evolution of Uphill Athlete The Aging Athlete Talking Ultra Running and Ski-Mo with Mike Foote Talking Tactical Training with Drew Hammond Talking Strength Training for…

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Scott Johnston is joined by Adrian Ballinger and the two discuss the training and preparation process for attempting big mountains, and having realistic expectations while on expedition. Adrian is an IFMGA certified mountain guide and the owner of Alpenglow Expeditions. Adrian has lead over one-hundred fifty international climbing expeditions on six continents, and made seventeen successful summits of 8000 meter peaks.   Listen on Apple Listen on Spotify Listen on Google More Episodes View All Training, Stress, and Success for Female Athletes with Alison Naney Training Junior Athletes Through Trauma and Grief with Barry Blanchard The Unexpected Evolution of Uphill Athlete…

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A fascinating chat with three of our Female Uphill Athlete coaches. This time they dive into considerations for training with their reproductive cycle. The panel consists of three female  coaches each in their 20’s, 30’s, or 50’s. Listen on Apple Listen on Spotify Listen on Google More Episodes View All Training, Stress, and Success for Female Athletes with Alison Naney Training Junior Athletes Through Trauma and Grief with Barry Blanchard The Unexpected Evolution of Uphill Athlete The Aging Athlete Talking Ultra Running and Ski-Mo with Mike Foote Talking Tactical Training with Drew Hammond Talking Strength Training for Bipedal Mountain Sports…

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