The Everest Base Camp trek is totally within reach of most of us, you just need to put in the work beforehand!
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How fit do I need to be for the Everest Base Camp trek?
Take your physical prep seriously
How do I train for the Everest Base Camp trek?
Strength training Aerobic workouts Cardiovascular workouts Training hikes
1. Strength training
Lunges Side lunges Squats Toe ups Wall sitting*
2. Aerobic workouts
Stair running High-knee, on-the-spot running Box jumps Jumping jacks Burpees Jumping squats
3. Cardiovascular workouts
We recommend doing some cardio training at least three times a week.
4. Training hikes
Long daily hikes Steep inclines Uneven footpaths and scree Very cold conditions (even snow and ice) High altitude
Hiking at altitude
Wear your backpack