Tag: training for hunting

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…

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…

Ep159 – Hunters…the Original Athletes!

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Ep159 - Hunters...the Original Athletes!
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This week I had a great conversation with my friend and fellow hunter/Lifetime Athlete Greg Keller. We discussed the historical origin of hunting as the first sport and hunters as apex athletes. We went on to have a conversation about the unique demands of backcountry hunting, training for that sport, and reverence toward game in the field to freezer to…