Training

Are You MTNSTRONG?

What is fitness? Webster’s Dictionary defines fitness as the quality or state of being fit but this is an incredibly simple way to describe a complex concept. Many in the training and fitness world now

Backcountry Recovery Strategies, By Field Editor And RMT Matt Thompson

Physical day to day recovery is one of the most important aspects of a successful multi-day backcountry hunt. With adequate preparation the first few days in the mountains can be handled with relative ease, and

Horsepower

Terms like WOD, HIIT, Tabata and Work Capacity have become commonplace in training and conditioning discussions over the past few years. CrossFit and many other spin-offs have popularized these types of programs and indoctrinated the

Train The Way You Hunt

Let’s be crystal clear on something right from the get-go, there is zero replacement for time in the field. One only needs to read the historical accounts of the explorers, trappers and prospectors of the

Plan Like A Predator

In the past two Mountain Fitness articles we’ve covered two incredibly important topics that feed directly into setting your training goals for the season. As outlined in Training with Purpose, it is essential to identify

The Fountain Of Youth

In last month’s Training With Purpose article we outlined the importance of weighing your goals and objectives against the realities of time and actual enjoyment. This purpose should drive all decisions in regards to the

Building Bombproof Knees, By Bryce Tang, Physiotherapist

The knee is the largest joint in the body and acts as the link between the upper and lower leg enabling you to transfer power from the big powerful muscles in the hips and butt,

An Interview with Eric Frohardt, CEO of Strong First

www.strongfirst.com The fitness world is rife with fads, lousy advice and near useless products that profess to achieve maximum results with minimal time and effort. In the vast majority of cases the person, product or

Training With Purpose

In today’s age we have no shortage of options. At the click of a button or the flick of a thumb we can browse a near endless array of sources and information on any given

Bulletproofing Your Feet

They are without question the most complex piece of “equipment” you own and arguably the most important if you’re an avid mountain hunter. Each foot has 26 bones, 33 joints and over 100 hundred ligaments,