How do I get fit?
Fitness is important regardless of the challenge rating your Explore trip has
been given. Getting fit is not just about making the more demanding
parts of your itinerary easier. The fitter you are, the more energy you
will have and the happier you will be!
There is also a hidden benefit
with becoming fitter: it will give you greater mental toughness and more
confidence in your ability, so when you get home you’ll be unstoppable!
improve your fitness before you go, it's a good idea to have an exercise plan. It’s important you choose exercise that you
enjoy; why not join up with other members of your team and run a
lunchtime ‘running club’ or enter your expedition team in to a 5 a side
football tournament? Training with others will give you support and
motivation and there’s nothing like a bit of friendly competition to
keep you going!
Here's some useful information to help you.