Functional fitness specialists, Jordan Fitness, are supporting commercial airline pilot, Daniel Hughes, on a journey to the top of the world, to raise funds for Comic Relief. Daniel aims to raise £1 million, by putting the world’s first and highest Red Nose on top of Mount Everest in 2013.
Daniel’s climb, which is also sponsored by HTC will backed by a national media campaign, and will demonstrate what it really takes to climbs the world’s toughest and highest mountain. As part of his strict fitness regime, and under the guidance of highly recognised personal trainer, Jamie Baird, Daniel’s training is as tough as that of a professional athlete. To assist in his challenge, Jordan Fitness have supplied Daniel with kettlebells, sandbags and an air stability disc.
Daniel Hughes will be tracking his fitness progress through the training section of his fundraising website www.everestmillion.com/training. Visitors to the site can see the Jordan Fitness kit being used in a combination of exercises devised by Jamie Baird, to help build Daniel’s strength and conditioning. Daniel’s fitness will be vital in ensuring he is in the best physical shape to reach the summit.
“We are very happy to help Daniel in his quest to reach the summit of Mount Everest for this very worthwhile cause”, says Zak Pitt, Sales Director at Jordan Fitness. “The functional design of our kit will enable Daniel to condition the muscle groups required for the challenge and help with stamina training. We wish him all the very best with his training”.
Check out Daniel's videos of training for the event using Jordan Fitness equipment: