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!