Scott Whimpey – First aid sponsor and 4 x winner of the Kokoda Challenge in a fastest time of 11:19min discusses training for a 96km event and how to prepare yourself and your team. “Well as far as I am concerned, now is the time to start training (20 weeks out), in a nutshell there is no magic bullet with specific sessions or how you hit the hills, you just have to get out there and start”.
Topics in this video:
Base training, footwear choices, team work and cross training. As well as the usual PRO TIPS like,
Listen to your body
Don’t overdo it now as it can come back to bite you
If you are sore, have a day off
Better now than get injured and have 2 month of no conditioning or training!