The body is like a car. If you keep up with maintenance it will last twice as long, and will not break down on you. Can you drive around with it out of alignment? Sure but the tires will wear out twice as fast, the gas mileage is not as good as it could be, [...]
Packing and loading up meat takes Power, strength, coordination, balance, flexibility, and in some cases, teamwork. As hunters we can not over look any aspect of fitness. We must be well rounded and prepared for anything that may arise while in the field. Failure to work on our weaknesses and except that [...]
Weather your a bow hunter, or prefer the bang stick, it’s important that you practice with your weapon of choice year round, and never settle for good enough. Whack em and Pack em is a workout that you will get a chance to practice shooting and get some metabolic conditioning in too.
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Today is a great time to test those Mountain Climbing legs. There is a couple ways to do this. If you have access to a 5-10 mile trail that has some ups and downs, put on a pack, walk up that trail for 25 minutes and then turn around and try to make [...]
It’s legs and lungs day here at Train to Hunt. If hunters benefit from one physical attribute besides endurance and stamina, it’s having strong legs to carry them up and down hills, climb ladders safely, and of course the stronger the legs the lighter that pack out is going to feel. Todays workout [...]
Interval training is a great way to increase your stamina and endurance and like we’ve been talking about the last few weeks, this is the foundation for any hunter. Todays workout will demand a high volume of work from you, followed by a short rest period. Use these rest periods to take deep [...]
Hunters must be well rounded, having strength, power, endurance, stamina, flexibility, and balance is a must for those extreme backcountry hunts, as well as getting in and out of a tree stand. We subscribe to all of they above, but there is no substitute for putting on a pack and covering some ground,and if [...]
Todays workout is a chance to revisit those memories of the last hunt. Multi-joint movements that will challenge your endurence, stamina, strength and flexibility coupled with shooting from various positions.
I was talking with, Co-Owner of Outdoors International, Marc Warnke yesterday and he said that one of the most valuable things that the Train to [...]
Hunters are athletes and the mountains demand more than just strength and endurance from it’s visitors. You must have balance, flexibility and coordination in your tool belt in order to negotiate most of what mother nature has in store for you. Todays workout will reintroduce some movements that will help you sharpen these [...]
Whether you are hunting or just living, there will always be one more ridge to climb. Fitness is no different. Just as you arrived at your goals, it’s time to set new ones. Take some time in the next couple of days and evaluate your strengths and your weaknesses. Make some notes on what you [...]