Training Archives - Journal of Mountain Hunting

Does Being Fit Make You a Better Hunter? By Adam Janke

So, does being fit make you a better hunter? Well, it’s undeniable that it won’t hurt your chances but, in my opinion, that’s actually not the right question to ask. As the saying goes, better

The Off-Season, By Coley Gentzel

In my version of a perfect world, there would be no off-season when it comes to hunting. No mandatory timeout between one “hunting season” and the next. One epic hunt would lead seamlessly into another

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

EP 406: Quick and Dirty with Wardo – Keeping Your Feet Pack Out Ready During Hunting Season

Wardo dives into some easy and effective tips for keeping your feet and lower extremities (aka lower legs) ready for those heavy pack outs during hunting season. Even if you don’t experience any foot, ankle,

EP 400: Quick and Dirty with Wardo – Dealing with Knee Pain Post-Hunt Part 2

If you’ve ever been unsure of your next steps after fixing an injury, tune in to hear how Wardo plans to keep his knees healthy over the rest of the season now that his knee

EP 398 Quick and Dirty with Wardo – Last Minute Archer’s Shoulder Rehab

If you’re scrambling to get ready and are squeezing in a ton of reps before your first hunt, then try these exercises to keep your shoulders happy and avoid overuse injuries or issues so you

EP 396 Quick and Dirty with Wardo – Dealing with Knee Pain Post-Hunt

Wardo had some knee pain during his recent sheep hunt but you don’t have to let symptoms or injuries sustained on an early season hunt derail your hunting (and training) for the rest of the