Tag: backcountry hunting

Ep240 – Fit for the Field is Live!

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Ep240 - Fit for the Field is Live!
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Fit for the Field is Live! The ultimate conditioning system for the backcountry hunter and mountain athlete is live on the website. Fit for the Field has been upgraded and this online course can be previewed under the Education menu item. Simple, safe, effective, and affordable! FftF is awesome. Registration for this 12-week course is now open. Summer 2022 participants…

Ep235 – The Backcountry Athlete with Joseph von Benedikt

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Ep235 - The Backcountry Athlete with Joseph von Benedikt
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In today’s episode I visit with Joseph von Benedikt and we discuss many aspects of backcountry hunting. Joseph is a prolific writer, the host of The Backcountry Hunting Podcast, and one of the foremost authorities on shooting, hunting, and backcountry performance. Joseph and I covered many topics including: Stories of adventures in the backcountry. The adventurer’s mindset. Physical preparation for…

Ep217 – Shooting With a Recoil-Sensitive Shoulder

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Ep217 - Shooting With a Recoil-Sensitive Shoulder
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This is an interesting story that describes a personal journey…shooting with a recoil-sensitive shoulder. This is Part 1 of perhaps several, and in this episode I discuss how I acquired a shoulder which is now extremely sensitive to recoil and how I’ll progress in my shooting endeavors. If you are a hunter or shooter, you’ll really appreciate this, especially if…

Shooting With a Recoil-Sensitive Shoulder

This is a science project. I recently acquired a recoil-sensitive shoulder. This is the story of how that happened and what I’ll be doing to continue pursuing one of my lifetime sports in the presence of an orthopedic issue. I decided to share this journey because I believe it has the potential to benefit many other LIfetime Athletes who participate…

Hunter Performance Part 3…Applications and Mindset

In this third part of the Hunter Performance Series, I’m going to discuss a variety of tactics and strategies that can enhance your effectiveness and enjoyment as a backcountry hunter. Many of these concepts will be useful for any mountain athlete or wilderness traveler. In Part 1 we covered conditioning and in Part 2 our focus was gear. Now we…

Ep209 – Hunter Performance Part 3…Applications and Mindset

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Ep209 - Hunter Performance Part 3...Applications and Mindset
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In this episode I combine tips and techniques relating to the conditioning and gear we discussed in Parts 1 and 2, while telling a few stories of great adventures in the field. I hope you find this show to be equal parts informative and entertaining! Remember, backcountry hunters are the original athletes, you can and should train for your sport,…

Ep203 – Hunter Performance Part 1…Conditioning

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Ep203 - Hunter Performance Part 1...Conditioning
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The backcountry hunter is the original athlete in human history. A modern mountain (or plains, prairie, woods, canyon, tundra, etc.) athlete can and should train for peak performance in the field. In this episode I discuss some of the conditioning considerations of ultimate hunter performance. These are elements that I use when coaching backcountry hunters for seasons and expeditions, and…