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Re: Off-season training

Unread postby DhD » Tue Jan 14, 2020 6:11 am

Day nine of the yoga program done. I'm going to keep posting updates here until I get the thirty day program finished at least. Three days left of late season doe chasing them I'm going to ninety minute workouts five days a week. Feeling better every day.


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Re: Off-season training

Unread postby tundra@1 » Wed Jan 15, 2020 9:48 am

Well this spring I will be 70. Last June they diagnosed me with Type II diabetes. Went to classes watched sugar and carbs and new tests showed under control no meds. My ace was yearly work outs which I started at 48 years of age. Motivation was simple. Want to hunt hard till I am 90…. Free weights. Some machines but most of my workouts are all in the pool at the Y. Yoga strength tng cardio, etc all done in the water. Less stress on joints.......
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Re: Off-season training

Unread postby DhD » Wed Jan 15, 2020 10:41 am

Got day ten done this morning. Feeling more limber than I have in years.
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Re: Off-season training

Unread postby DhD » Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:40 am

Took a day off yesterday to do one more late season doe hunt. Back and better today. Did day 11, thirty minutes of cardio, and some kettlebell lifts.
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Unread postby DhD » Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:06 pm

Day twelve, thirty minutes cardio, and kettlebells. I definitely let myself get too far out of shape...
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Re: Off-season training

Unread postby jteulker » Sat Jan 18, 2020 11:40 pm

DhD wrote:Time to start preparing for next season, one hole I can definitely plug is to improve my off season conditioning program. Starting with a week of yoga and cardio. I tend to get bored easily and try to vary my workouts. What's your off-season training program? The thought of Dan in a cat t-shirt doing yoga made me legit laugh out loud.


I really enjoy putting a sand bag (50lbs) on my frame pack and hiking a little 2 mile loop we have on a piece of public here in Southern Indiana. Good cardio, good leg workout, and gets you ready for season.
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Re: Off-season training

Unread postby DhD » Sun Jan 19, 2020 4:19 am

jteulker wrote:
DhD wrote:Time to start preparing for next season, one hole I can definitely plug is to improve my off season conditioning program. Starting with a week of yoga and cardio. I tend to get bored easily and try to vary my workouts. What's your off-season training program? The thought of Dan in a cat t-shirt doing yoga made me legit laugh out loud.


I really enjoy putting a sand bag (50lbs) on my frame pack and hiking a little 2 mile loop we have on a piece of public here in Southern Indiana. Good cardio, good leg workout, and gets you ready for season.


I did a ton of hiking this last year, but I need to add in the weighted pack.
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Re: Off-season training

Unread postby muddy » Sun Jan 19, 2020 4:50 am

I think my off season training has actually gotten more in depth than my actual season. Pushing myself physically has made my mental strength even better. Currently trying to re-learn to swim... and I SUCK. Big goals this year and they include swimming/biking/running. D-day is Sept 13th in Madison where the plan comes together.
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Re: Off-season training

Unread postby Bentstraight » Sun Jan 19, 2020 6:01 am

I usually run a 100 mile trail race every summer. So that keeps me in good shape. Trail running isnt a bad way to learn new areas and I've actually found more sheds while trail running than accually shed hunting.
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Unread postby muddy » Sun Jan 19, 2020 6:05 am

Bentstraight wrote:I usually run a 100 mile trail race every summer. So that keeps me in good shape. Trail running isnt a bad way to learn new areas and I've actually found more sheds while trail running than accually shed hunting.


I've wanted to do 100 miler for a couple years, but man that's hard core. The 30 mile race I did last fall took me to dark places...
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Re: Off-season training

Unread postby Bentstraight » Sun Jan 19, 2020 6:13 am

muddy wrote:
Bentstraight wrote:I usually run a 100 mile trail race every summer. So that keeps me in good shape. Trail running isnt a bad way to learn new areas and I've actually found more sheds while trail running than accually shed hunting.


I've wanted to do 100 miler for a couple years, but man that's hard core. The 30 mile race I did last fall took me to dark places...



If you ever get the chance I'd say go for it. Not many people have willingly put themselves through that kind of touture, but the feeling of finishing a 100 miler is indescribable. The journey is truly both magnificant and a nightmare at the same time
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Re: Off-season training

Unread postby muddy » Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:48 am

Bentstraight wrote:
muddy wrote:
Bentstraight wrote:I usually run a 100 mile trail race every summer. So that keeps me in good shape. Trail running isnt a bad way to learn new areas and I've actually found more sheds while trail running than accually shed hunting.


I've wanted to do 100 miler for a couple years, but man that's hard core. The 30 mile race I did last fall took me to dark places...



If you ever get the chance I'd say go for it. Not many people have willingly put themselves through that kind of touture, but the feeling of finishing a 100 miler is indescribable. The journey is truly both magnificant and a nightmare at the same time


Maybe next year. I'm hoping to do a full Ironman this September... if I can do that the sky's the limit. Kudos on a 100 miler man.
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Re: Off-season training

Unread postby SplitG2 » Mon Jan 20, 2020 7:55 am

Off season training schedule......

Mid February to February 28 - log about 6-8 miles a week looking for sheds

March 1st to March 31 - log 12–14 miles a week looking for sheds with about 4 days in there logging 15-20 miles per day.

April 1st thru September 30 - when not working....... run all 4 kids to this ball park and that ballpark to practice or a game. Come home have nerf gun wars and paintball wars with the kids. Cut grass. Take kids fishing. Run to all the ballparks again. Come home, perform the same nerf gun wars and paintball wars. Cut grass. Take kids fishing. Repeat all daily. And when I have the time I try my best to work in some woodworking as much as possible.

I’d give anything to be able to workout but it’s not something I worry too much about because my kids and I are very active during the off season. Love to play ball, no matter what it is. Love to fish, no matter what kinda fishing it is. Love to run turtle jugs, catch crawdads, frog gig, ride bikes, camp and whatever other outside activities that we can get into. My kids keep me in shape, may not be the right shape but I’m not complaining just yet.
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Re: Off-season training

Unread postby DhD » Mon Jan 20, 2020 8:23 am

Day 13 of the yoga program and some weight lifting today. Sunday is carb day so it's time to eat some nachos and watch football!
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Re: Off-season training

Unread postby NorthStar » Mon Jan 20, 2020 1:21 pm

DhD wrote:Day 13 of the yoga program and some weight lifting today. Sunday is carb day so it's time to eat some nachos and watch football!



Keep going man! Don’t give up! You are going to feel like a million bucks come bow opener!
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