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Archive for June 30th, 2009

Berg Adventures Teams Up with Body Results Expedition Trainers

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

Berg Adventures has teamed up with outdoor conditioning coaches; Courtenay and Doug Schurman at Body Results, a Seattle-based company that focuses on wilderness sports conditioning. Both coaches are Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) with experience helping climbers achieve conditioning success for backcountry travel since 1997. Courtenay and Doug are both climbing leaders through the Seattle Mountaineers, a Seattle area outdoors club, and have worked with club members and climbers around the world to optimally prepare for their backcountry adventures.

They are also co-authors of the book, The Outdoor Athlete (2009) and creators of the Train To Climb Mt Rainier DVD.

The Outdoor AthleteTrain to Climb Mt. Rainier

Their expertise will be extremely helpful for anyone planning to climb a mountain. Their website is a wealth of information containing over 300 articles related to conditioning, nutrition and mental preparation for wilderness adventures. Climbers looking to implement proven conditioning programs and learn all the variables to take into account for their physical preparation will enjoy the Schurmans’ recent book The Outdoor Athlete and their DVD Train to climb Mt Rainier or any high peak. The DVD is a great resource for trips with signification elevation change for peaks up to about 7,000 meters.

The WebTrainer program has been used by people all around the world to train for a multitude of goals such as Kilimanjaro, Nepal Trekking, South American Volcanoes, Seven Summits and many more.

WebTrainer is for motivated, goal-oriented outdoor enthusiasts who seek assistance in reaching those goals in a safe, effective, and timely manner. They offer you sensible, honest answers to your specific questions about cross-training, activity-specific nutrition needs, prevention of injuries, or simply how to get started?

With this, WebTrainer provides a personalized exercise program including cardiovascular, strength, flexibility and sport specific training, a personalized training schedule and regular interactions with an Outdoor Conditioning Coach. Each program is overseen by one of the Outdoor Sports Conditioning Experts, Courtenay or Doug Schurman. There are three levels of service you can choose from depending on what best fits your needs.

For more information on WebTrainer and to see special pricing for Berg Adventures members go to