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Re: Off-season training

Unread postby Dewey » Sat Jul 18, 2020 1:03 pm

Jackson Marsh wrote:Bump

What has everyone been doing to keep in shape?

First week of July: 300 Burpees; 740 pushups; 140 seated rows with band; 99 pullups; 28 lunges with 45 lbs dumbells.

Second week of July: 450 burpees; 940pushups; 100 seated rows with band; 102 pullups; 66 lunges with 45lb dumbells; 10 bulgarian split squats with 12lb dumbells

Third week of July: 440 burpees; 1000 pushuts; 220 seated rows with band; 117 pullups; 68 lunges with 45 lbs dumbells; 70 bulgarian split squats with 12 lb dumbells.

Keep up the hard work. I’m gonna need you to help me drag my 300 lb Iowa slob out this fall up and over a few bluffs. ;)

I’m over 500 miles on my mountain bike so far. My legs, heart and lungs are ready to go. Not so sure about the rest. You can provide the upper body strength. :lol:


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Re: Off-season training

Unread postby Autiger » Sat Jul 18, 2020 1:22 pm

I started quarantine working out thinking I could get in shape for my wedding in Italy Next month. Once that had to be postponed I spiraled out of control. Picked up the weights yesterday for various complex movements for an hour and now everything hurts! I took today off and will get back at it tomorrow. Need to keep the weight in the kayak down in case I stick a good one this year.
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Re: Off-season training

Unread postby Jackson Marsh » Sat Jul 18, 2020 1:43 pm

Dewey wrote:
Jackson Marsh wrote:Bump

What has everyone been doing to keep in shape?

First week of July: 300 Burpees; 740 pushups; 140 seated rows with band; 99 pullups; 28 lunges with 45 lbs dumbells.

Second week of July: 450 burpees; 940pushups; 100 seated rows with band; 102 pullups; 66 lunges with 45lb dumbells; 10 bulgarian split squats with 12lb dumbells

Third week of July: 440 burpees; 1000 pushuts; 220 seated rows with band; 117 pullups; 68 lunges with 45 lbs dumbells; 70 bulgarian split squats with 12 lb dumbells.

Keep up the hard work. I’m gonna need you to help me drag my 300 lb Iowa slob out this fall up and over a few bluffs. ;)

I’m over 500 miles on my mountain bike so far. My legs, heart and lungs are ready to go. Not so sure about the rest. You can provide the upper body strength. :lol:



8-)

Should be good to go.
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Re: Off-season training

Unread postby tundra@1 » Sat Jul 18, 2020 4:03 pm

My military tng, work out in the pool has paid off. I do 2 to 300 minutes a week, all in the pool. Weight work, chin lifts and ab lifts on the bars in deep water, always a 30 minutes high intensity run, in the water, which keeps the core cool. Lots of laps and fin work for the legs etc........... I went for a big test from my heart doctors...... they said, "your saving your own life", heart is 100 percent, and BP is very good for going towards 71...... I want to bowhunt for another 20 years, and I am serious about that

I will tell you I worked out since I was 48, but since 65, most if not all is done in the pool at the Y. I love it. Part of me,,,,, I keep pushing, and in my mind, I am bowhunting somewhere, and need to get over the next hill................

Having a gut, getting lazy, etc, not for me,,,, never lose the burn in the belly.........
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Re: Off-season training

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tundra@1 wrote:My military tng, work out in the pool has paid off. I do 2 to 300 minutes a week, all in the pool. Weight work, chin lifts and ab lifts on the bars in deep water, always a 30 minutes high intensity run, in the water, which keeps the core cool. Lots of laps and fin work for the legs etc........... I went for a big test from my heart doctors...... they said, "your saving your own life", heart is 100 percent, and BP is very good for going towards 71...... I want to bowhunt for another 20 years, and I am serious about that

I will tell you I worked out since I was 48, but since 65, most if not all is done in the pool at the Y. I love it. Part of me,,,,, I keep pushing, and in my mind, I am bowhunting somewhere, and need to get over the next hill................

Having a gut, getting lazy, etc, not for me,,,, never lose the burn in the belly.........


Being able to work out in a pool is the best thing. Ask anyone. The water takes so much pressure off your body.

Too bad I don’t have access to a pool and can’t swim.

If anyone has access to a pool I highly recommend it.
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Re: Off-season training

Unread postby DhD » Sun Jul 19, 2020 7:10 am

Pool workouts are the best, I rehabbed a back injury once doing pool therapy.
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Re: Off-season training

Unread postby Littleviking88 » Mon Jul 20, 2020 6:06 am

Usually I try to stay prepared and in shape to avoid having to get back into shape. I haven't really had much of a ritual outside of focusing a bit more on my legs. However this year I actually ended up pinching a nerve in my back/neck and pulling a muscle over working my back and didn't have very proper form doing kettlebell swings. I am now just getting back into some more bodyweight focused movements and some weighted rowing along with heavy lunges. Over the last few months prior to getting injured I was doing 15-28 minute tabata workouts which I was loving. If you haven't done any tabata workouts I highly recommend trying them as you can, depending on your workload , movements, etc., have a lot of benefits with minimal time contribution so to speak. Just remember to warm up, that's I jacked back up...not warming up and not letting myself recover properly.
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Re: Off-season training

Unread postby Jackson Marsh » Mon Jul 20, 2020 6:53 am

Littleviking88 wrote:Usually I try to stay prepared and in shape to avoid having to get back into shape. I haven't really had much of a ritual outside of focusing a bit more on my legs. However this year I actually ended up pinching a nerve in my back/neck and pulling a muscle over working my back and didn't have very proper form doing kettlebell swings. I am now just getting back into some more bodyweight focused movements and some weighted rowing along with heavy lunges. Over the last few months prior to getting injured I was doing 15-28 minute tabata workouts which I was loving. If you haven't done any tabata workouts I highly recommend trying them as you can, depending on your workload , movements, etc., have a lot of benefits with minimal time contribution so to speak. Just remember to warm up, that's I jacked back up...not warming up and not letting myself recover properly.



I agree with the tabata style workouts...a very quick way to get a guy gasping for breath.
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Re: Off-season training

Unread postby Hawthorne » Mon Jul 20, 2020 7:27 am

I walk 12 miles a day 5 days a week. The other two days I’m scouting or fishing
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Re: Off-season training

Unread postby Jackson Marsh » Mon Jul 20, 2020 7:43 am

Hawthorne wrote:I walk 12 miles a day 5 days a week. The other two days I’m scouting or fishing



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Not many guys can beat that.
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Re: Off-season training

Unread postby Brad » Mon Jul 20, 2020 9:50 am

I train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 3-5 days per week. There isn't a better workout for many reasons.
I try to get to the archery range 1-2 times per week.
I go out scouting in the 90+ degree heat... and yard work... which should help my heat tolerance.
That should have me in shape for season. Now if i could just find some bucks to target i think i'd be ready to go.
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Re: Off-season training

Unread postby Moose » Mon Jul 20, 2020 9:56 am

You guys sure know how to make a fella feel bad about working out! :lol:
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Re: Off-season training

Unread postby MN_DeerHunter » Mon Jul 20, 2020 11:11 am

Some of you guys are hard core - nice work!

I eat clean almost every day and lift weights regularly. I also throw in some body weight workouts, Tabata stuff, And plyo stuff every once in a while. I run on the treadmill a little bit here and there too.

I’m 5’ 11” 175lbs and feel just as lean as when I was in college Working out 1hr almost daily and that was about 10 years ago
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Re: Off-season training

Unread postby MN_DeerHunter » Mon Jul 20, 2020 11:56 am

One thing I could work on is easing off the beer drinking. I love beer in the summer. Nothing crazy but 1-2 per night on the weekdays has been common lately. Weekend a little more
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Re: Off-season training

Unread postby RatMe » Mon Jul 20, 2020 1:00 pm

Word to the wise...

You can over do it. I posted on here a few days back that I try to scout daily during the summer ( and still do in one fashion or another).

I’d been running 5-10 miles per day on trails ( checking tracks) and then spinning for an hour or so at night also.

I felt something go wrong in my left knee midway through a run and have been laid up for a few days. Regardless of how much you might love physical activity ( and I crave it), if this was during the season I’m not entirely sure I’d be able to get to some of my favorite spots. It would be devastating.

Train but do it wisely and listen to how you feel and what aches. I’m going to try and be smarter and sacrifice the “marathons“ for What I like even more...hunting.

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