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6 Month Camino Preparation Programme

camino-preparation-pete-fitnessCaminoWays.com has partnered with Peter from D-Pete Health and Fitness clinic in Dublin to share professional fitness advice and help you prepare for your Camino de Santiago trip.

Peter has created this dedicated 6-month Camino preparation plan, easy to print and follow.

In the coming months, Peter will be sharing his specialist training tips month by month to get you in shape for the Camino.

Month Time/ Distance Frequency p/w Progressions
6 25 – 30mins 3 times p/w 1. Walk – jog – walk – jog   (interval training)
2. Include hiking gear (bag + contents, jacket, shoes)
3. Change route: hills – steps – uneven terrain
4. Alternate days:
    2 Train days (back to back) – rest – Train – rest – Train     ….and so on!!
5 40 – 60mins 3 times p/w Choose any of the above
5. Hiking trail: 1 -2 times p/w walk a local hiking trail, this    will break you away from the even surfaced roads and paths
4 40 – 60mins 4 times p/w Choose any of the above
6. Cycle/ swim or jog one of the 4 days for variety
7. Attend the gym one of the 4 training days for variety
3 5 – 7Km 3 times p/w Choose any of the above
2 15Km 1-2 times p/w Choose any of the above
10Km 1-2 times p/w 8. Add an additional 5 -10 pounds (roughly 2-5Kg) to your bag
1 20Km 1-2 times p/w Choose any of the above
10Km 1-2 times p/w

*Contact D-Pete Health & Fitness Clinic if you require personal advice on health and fitness ahead of your Camino de Santiago.

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