Category: Fitness

Here’s how to get back into shape in time for hunting season

Here's how to get back into shape in time for hunting season

Gyms are opening back up and maybe you let the quarantine get the best of you. Perhaps you haven’t committed to any meaningful movement or exercise for months, but now you’re ready to get back into a workout regimen. Your timing is great: Summer is in full swing and before you know it, the warm

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If you do only one exercise to improve strength, do squats

If you do only one exercise to improve strength, do squats

Regardless of what your hunting or fitness goals may be, squats should be a fundamental part of your program. What better way to get more mentally and physically tough than putting a heavy load across your upper back and letting it drive you down before exploding back up? This exercise engages numerous muscle groups throughout

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The cooped-up outdoorsman’s workout

The cooped-up outdoorsman's workout

At the moment most of us are cooped up—and for good reason. The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting everyone globally. Here in Minnesota we’re observing a stay-at-home order, which has closed a number of businesses including all gyms and fitness centers. The entire situation has produced the perfect environment for us to get soft while just sitting

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Build your core strength to increase functionality

Build your core strength to increase functionality

It doesn’t matter what hunt you’re going on, you need to have core strength to carry your load, throw things over your shoulder, drag your game, keep yourself upright, or crawl long distances. A lot of this preparation should come from planks, reverse hyper extensions, farmer carries, Romanian deadlifts—the list goes on. Sure, you can

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