Tag: mountain athlete

Ep263 – Elk Hunting Training and Trip Report

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In today’s episode I report on some recent elk hunting trips and discuss the finer aspects of training for the sport. If you are a backcountry hunter or a mountain athlete, you’ll find this show interesting. Thanks for joining me today! This podcast was brought to you by The Lifetime Athlete Coaching and Training Services. Our focus is helping you…

Elk Hunting is an Endurance Sport!

To be honest, I don’t love endurance training. My jam in the workout sense is interval training and circuits. To each his/her own of course. But I’m glad I incorporate some endurance training into my conditioning plans.  My favorite sport, or pastime – really a passion, is elk hunting. I love almost everything about it. The nature experience. The quest.…

Training for Hunting…Training for Life!

The title says a lot. You can and should train for any sport or activity that is important to you. And you should make your training work over your lifespan — to give you as many years of high performance as possible. I train as a Lifetime Athlete and I train to hunt, among a few other things. I’ve been…

The Lifetime Hunter Summit

Hey there! I hope your summer is going well. It’s already mid-July and the days are literally flying by. I’ve got a list of items (work assignments, house projects, workouts, trips, etc.) that I’m hustling to check off. I imagine it’s the same for you. As part of the Fit for the Field backcountry hunter conditioning system, this summer I…

Ep247 – Recap of The Lifetime Hunter Summit!

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As part of the Fit for the Field backcountry hunter conditioning system, this summer I offered the first webinar of what appears (based on its popularity) to be a regular event…the Lifetime Hunter Summit. The FftF program is an online course available now and while it is a great training program for practically any person, at any time of year,…

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…

A Physical Therapist’s Guide to Backcountry Footwear

[also available on the Podcast!] Let’s say you are headed into the backcountry. Or maybe it’s an adventure anywhere that gets you on some natural terrain. This could be the mountains, woods, swamps, or even the local recreational trail. Here are some common questions. What kind of shoes should I wear? How can I prepare my feet for the journey?…

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…

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…