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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In this episode, Scott Johnston is joined by Pete Dickinson — staff physical therapist for Uphill Athlete, and the US Ski Team. The two discuss tendon injuries, the physiology of the injury process, and sign posts for their proper rehabilitation. 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 with Physical Therapist, Pete Dickinson Talking Ultra Running and Ski-Mo…

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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. Be sure to check out my new Eiger North Face Training Plan. 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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Our Chamonix Mountain Fit at home strength program has been immensely popular with everyone who has tried it. But what many do not realize is that we add more content to the program every year. In 2022 we added three new follow-along, physical-therapist-led workouts that we dubbed Chamonix Mountain Fit LITE. These workouts are shorter and great for athletes breaking back into strength training as well as high-level athletes needing mid-season strength workouts to keep those stabilizer muscles and the nerves innervating them healthy and strong to prevent injury. Listen on Apple Listen on Spotify Listen on Google Chamonix Mountain…

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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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Vince won the Best Ranger competition in 2021 — a multi-day ordeal that challenges the endurance, strength, and tactical abilities of the top athletes in the Army Rangers. Scott and Vince discuss how endurance base training was crucial for his success.  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…

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In this episode, Scott Johnston is joined by UA-coached athlete Brian Carlock. They discuss the background and evolution of Brian’s athletic development and understanding of training, and his experience with coaching. 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 Talking Speed and Form for Endurance…

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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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Scott Johnston, is joined by the newest addition to the Uphill Athlete coach roster, Kylee Toth. The two discuss Kylee’s history as an athlete, and her transition from traditional sports to her highly successful career in skimo racing.  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 Talking…

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