Archive for the ‘Hiking & Backpacking’ Category

November 13th, 2017

Tom Venuto’s Epic And Unusual Journey On The 2650-Mile Pacific Crest Trail, Pt 3

In the third and final part of Tom Venuto’s interview about his trek on the Pacific Crest Trail, he talks about what mistakes he made on his hike, post trail depression, did he form bad eating habits, how to transition back into normal eating,  does metabolism change after a thru-hike, is muscle memory working after returning to full-time lifting, and much more…

November 10th, 2017

Tom Venuto’s Epic And Unusual Journey On The 2650-Mile Pacific Crest Trail, Pt 2

In part two of Tom Venuto’s interview about his trek on the Pacific Crest Trail, he talks about what kind of nutrition plan fuels 20 to 30 miles a day of hiking, how does body composition and body weight change from burning 5000 to 6000 calories a day, how should you train to get in hiking shape before a long distance trek, what do you learn about the human body from hiking a 2650 mile scenic trail, what was the most difficult challenge on the trail, and much more…

November 9th, 2017

Tom Venuto’s Epic And Unusual Journey On The 2650-Mile Pacific Crest Trail, Pt 1

Hi everyone, it’s Katherine Wilson here. I’m the Burn the Fat Challenge director at burnthefatinnercircle.com.  I’m super excited because I have a special guest with me – it’s none other than Tom Venuto himself.  For our readers and listeners here, Tom needs no introduction, but the short version is, Tom is the author of two books, Burn the Fat, Feed the Muscle and the Body Fat Solution, and he’s the founder of Burn the Fat Inner Circle online fitness community, a natural bodybuilder for over 30 years and now, he’s also a long-distance hiker. Tom, thank you so much for taking the time for this interview today

November 8th, 2017

Tom Venuto’s Epic And Unusual Journey On The 2650-Mile Pacific Crest Trail: Introduction

In May of 2017, I embarked on a quest to hike the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) on the West coast of the United States. It was both the hardest thing I ever did and the most rewarding experience of my life. In those four months of backpacking, I learned some incredible lessons about success and setting and achieving goals and I talk about this in my first interview, which will be published here at Burn the Fat Blog. But first, an introduction.