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EP 424: Training for 2023 – Setting Goals & Priorities

On this episode, Adam, Wardo, and the mastermind behind the BTK training program, Jer, discuss planning for next year and why priority-based, intentional training is critical for the dedicated mountain or backcountry hunter.

EP 423: Quick and Dirty with Wardo – Blood Flow Restriction for Chronic Injuries

It’s the time of year when those chronic or repetitive injuries and problem areas of the body that have stacked up over the season should be addressed. In this episode, Wardo discusses some new research

EP 421: Quick and Dirty with Wardo – Your Hamstrings Aren’t Worth a Stretch

Wardo builds on the last two podcasts regarding the low-back but now gives you some tools to figure out if your hamstrings are actually tight and part of the problem. Spoiler alert they probably aren’t.

EP 420: Quick and Dirty with Wardo – Your Hips: When to Stretch & When to Strengthe

Carrying on from last week’s episode focused on pesky low-back pain, Wardo covers how your hips relate to low-back problems, as well as other commonly sore/injured body parts. Do you need to stretch more or

EP 418: Quick and Dirty with Wardo – A Beginner’s Guide to Pesky Low Back Pain

Wardo chats about his clinical and personal experience with low back pain and how to start addressing this pesky and common issue. If your low back pinches as you lean back or hurts/pulls when you

EP 416: Quick and Dirty with Wardo – Where’s Your Head At?

In a departure from his very practical health and performance related material, Wardo touches on the importance of perspective as his hunting season winds down.

EP 414: Quick and Dirty with Wardo – Staying Resilient Isn’t Complicated

Wardo covers his go to exercises when time is short and you’re trying to balance work, hunting as much as possible, and the demands of family and day-to-day life.

EP 412: Quick and Dirty with Wardo – Quit F&*king Shoe Shaming!

Wardo has seen a trend with his clinical patients coming in with foot, calf and knee injuries pertaining to the footwear they feel they’re “supposed” to wear.

EP 410: Quick and Dirty with Wardo – There’s No Offseason For These Two Parts of Your Body

Wardo gives a few tips and tricks to mobilize your t-spine (aka your midback) and hips throughout the hunting season.

EP 408: Quick and Dirty with Wardo – Understanding How Rotational Ability Impacts Power & Pain

Wardo shares his thoughts on how anti-rotational strength and capacity is crucial for stronger, pain-free shoulders, but also how this often overlooked aspect to your training program makes you stronger, fitter, and more powerful no