Girl Trekker Training: Putting more heart in to your health
GirlsTrek have dedicated “trek style” training sessions to provide you with the opportunity to improve your health and wellbeing in nature’s classroom. At our Girl Trekker training’s you will experience:
- Specifically tailored exercise to assist you become stronger for treks
- An environment of support and friendship with no judgement
- The mental benefits from exercising in nature
- Laughter and warm-heartedness
Girl Trekker training is 2 hours in duration and each week we focus on a particular area of your body to strengthen for trekking.
- Upper body
- Leg strength
Our sessions combine interval training with endurance. We cater for introductory through to advanced fitness.
Girl Trekker Training Details
GIRL TREKKER TRAINING – BRISBANE
Change in timing and venue for winter Girl Trekker training. From Saturday 5 June we will be meeting at the bottom of the Hill at Hoop Pine Carpark @ 6:20am for a 6:30am start- 8:30am finish.
Where? Hoop Pine Picnic Area – 114 Sir Samuel Griffiths Drive, Toowong
When? Every Saturday morning – please arrive at 6:20 am (6:300 am start) to 8:30 am.
Please text Suzanne, on 0400 004 313 for more information
GIRL TREKKER TRAINING – GOLD COAST
Where? Nerang Velodrome, 8 Hope St, Nerang QLD 4211
When? Every Saturday morning – please arrive at 5:45 am (6:00 am start) to 8:00 am.
Please text Francesca, on 0400 702 570 for more information
How do I pay?
You can either pay $20 cash on the day or purchase a casual pass or 10 pass online
NOTE: GT Training Passes are valid for six months from first visit.
What to Wear/Bring?
A good pair of training shoes (boots are not a necessity) back pack with water (at least 1 Litres), cap and towel. We can assist you with purchasing suitable gear if required.
Level 1 – Meander: Mostly flat trails with each walking day 12 kms or less.
Fitness Required: You can walk 3 days per week for one hour on flat terrain with no difficulty
Level 2 – Undulating: Mostly undulating trails with each walking day 15 kms or less.
Fitness Required: You can walk 3 days per week for one hour on undulating terrain with no difficulty
Level 3 – Hills: Mostly hilly trails with some long days and sometimes stairs. Each walking day can be up do 24 kms or less.
Fitness Required: You can walk 4 – 5 days per week on a variety of hills, stairs and flat. You will be able to walk for 3 hours without taking a break carrying at least 5 kgs in a backpack
Level 4 – Small Peaks: Hilly trails with a mountain peak (low), long walking days up to 26 kms or less.
Fitness Required: You can walk long distances of 3 hour or more a couple of times a week carrying up to 10 kgs. You can manage steep terrain as well as tougher climatic conditions (wind/rain/cold)
Level 5 – Big Peaks: Tough big peaks, strenuous trails with some altitude.
Fitness Required: You have a regular training program of endurance and strength training. You can comfortably sustain 6 hour days of walking carrying at least 15 kgs on rough and steep trails.
* These are GirlsTrek own trekking levels. They are based on Australian National Park Standards.
See below to click through to pay on line. Your Training Pass will be held at GT Training.
Girl Trekker Training Passes
Girl Trekker training is GirlsTrek’s dedicated trek style training. This unique and invigorating 2 hour training held at Mt Coot-tha in Brisbane or Nerang at the Gold Coast provides confidence and fitness whether you are training for a trip, an event or for a healthy life! It’s social, fun and will bring you the results to your well being. To find more information, head on over to our ‘Fitness’ page.