World-class climber Steve House and elite Nordic skiing coach Scott Johnston offer the mountaineering world a groundbreaking athletic training approach. They are the first to translate training theory into practice, helping readers coach themselves to achieve mountaineering and climbing goals.
Within the book House and Johnston lay out their scientifically based methodology. The book outlines proven training practice from other endurance sports, demonstrating that a carefully designed regimen is as effective for alpinism as for any other endurance sport, leading to better performance.
The book outlines how to plan and execute training tailored to individual circumstances. Chapters cover endurance and strength training theory and methodology, application an planning, nutrition, altitude adaption, mental fitness, and assessing your goals and strengths.
The book also features essays by world-renowned climbers including: Ueli Steck, Mark Twight, Peter Habeler, Voytek Kurtyka, and Will Gadd.
"Go simply, train smart, climb better.” (Steve House)
Book Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kkke2cwZA8s
Steve House: www.stevehouse.com