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EP 391 Quick and Dirty with Wardo – How to Recover When You’re Rucking A Lot

Going hard with your workouts is one thing but you have to put equal emphasis on recovering before the big hunt. Listen in for some easy tips to get the most out of your training

EP 389 Quick and Dirty with Wardo – Backcountry Headaches From a Crink In Your Neck…Not Anymore!

If you have suffered from headaches or a neck that makes shoulder checking impossible, it’s usually made worse when you load up a heavy pack and head into the backcountry.

EP 387 Quick and Dirty with Wardo – If Your Hunt Is Just a Few Weeks Away… Performance/Recovery Do’s and Don’ts

In this episode Wardo covers dealing with last minute aches and pains, and how to think about fitness, mobility, nutrition, and recovery in the final weeks leading up to a tough mountain hunt.

Don’t Be That Guy, By Adam Janke

We’ve all seen it. Maybe we’ve even been it. I know I have once or twice. That guy. The guy dragging ass while his hunting partner or buddies effortlessly push for the saddle.

Specificity, by Jeremy Meredith

Specificity is training to accommodate the unique demands of your task. For the mountain hunter and athlete that task is bustin’ ass through the unforgiving wilderness. There are unique demands to this pursuit and when

Periodization for the Mountain Athlete, by Jeremy Meredith

Periodization is simply the organization of training elements across time. This time could be as short as a few days or as long as multiple years. When we think about periodization from a practical standpoint,

How to Prep for Hunts by Training All Day, By Todd Bumgardner

What in the heck happened? You trained. It shouldn’t be like this. The problem is you made a mistake that a lot of hunters make while physically prepping for a hunt: You didn’t train all day.

The Mental Wall: How to Get More Out of Yourself During Workouts, By Todd Bumgardner

A few weeks ago, I pulled my truck into my usual parking spot at my gym and just sat there, letting the music play. I wasn’t ready to go in. I didn’t feel like training. 

Why Bother? By Adam Janke

I never thought the day would come. I told myself I would never be one of them. But before I knew what had happened it was too late. The trap had sprung.

Successful Post-Season Strength and Conditioning, By Todd Bumgardner

Big game seasons are winding down. As much of a bummer as that is, most of us already have our eyes on next year’s hunts. If you want to be ready for the mountain next