Hiking

Cardiovascular / Total Body / Beginner

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Equipment Needed

  • Hill

My Performance

Sitewide Performance

  • All
  • Male
  • Female
  • 26K mi
    average distance
  • 93K mi
    best distance
  • 26
    times logged
  • #84
    popularity rank

Average Sitewide Hiking Distance

  • 28K mi
    average distance
  • 93K mi
    best distance
  • 19
    times logged
  • #76
    popularity rank

Average Male Hiking Distance

  • 15K mi
    average distance
  • 17K mi
    best distance
  • 4
    times logged
  • #74
    popularity rank

Average Female Hiking Distance

How to do Hiking:

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hiking is a cardiovascular and total body exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the abs, biceps, calves, chest, forearms, glutes, groin, hamstrings, hip flexors, lats, lower back, middle back, neck, obliques, outer thighs, shoulders, traps and triceps ...more

hiking is a cardiovascular and total body exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the abs, biceps, calves, chest, forearms, glutes, groin, hamstrings, hip flexors, lats, lower back, middle back, neck, obliques, outer thighs, shoulders, traps and triceps.

The only hiking equipment that you really need is the following: hill. There are however many different hiking variations that you can try out that may require different types of hiking equipment or may even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper hiking form is easy with the step by step hiking instructions, hiking tips, and the instructional hiking technique video on this page. hiking is a exercise for those with a beginner level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the hiking video, learn how to do the hiking, and then be sure and browse through the hiking workouts on our workout plans page!

Tips

  1. Wear the proper shoes and bring plenty of liquid to stay hydrated.
  2. Pick a pace that challenges you but that you are also comfortable with.
  3. Hiking with a partner can challenge you to go faster and longer.

Variations

  1. Walking
  2. Trail Walking
  3. Running

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Compound

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Equipment Needed

  • Hill

Tips

  1. Wear the proper shoes and bring plenty of liquid to stay hydrated.
  2. Pick a pace that challenges you but that you are also comfortable with.
  3. Hiking with a partner can challenge you to go faster and longer.

Variations

  1. Walking
  2. Trail Walking
  3. Running

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Compound