Mountain Fitness 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 343: Quick & Dirty with Wardo, When it comes to pain….just start somewhere

In this episode, the host dives into the topic of where to start and why you shouldn’t hold off on taking care of pain in your body. If you are in pain listen to this

EP 333: Quick & Dirty with Wardo, The Best Hip Work You’re Not Doing

Wardo dives into some of the best hacks for increasing hip range of motion and strengthening those hip flexors which you should probably stop stretching…

EP 277: Quick & Dirty with Wardo, Fuel for the Hunt with Kevin Guillen

Wardo sits down with Kevin Guillen of Wilderness Athlete to dive deep into what products Wilderness Athlete offers, and what separates them from the rest in the business. And no Bullshit folks, they are in

EP 275: Quick & Dirty with Wardo, Countdown to Sheep – Hiking

Wardo explains limited ankle dorsiflexion — a common problem that can plague your hiking & hunting — and how to maintain strong ankles & lower legs for the pack-out season.

EP 273: Quick & Dirty with Wardo, Overhead Positioning & Pressing

On this episode, Wardo walks us through vertical and horizontal presses, common problems, and how to get your full range of motion.

EP 269: Quick & Dirty with Wardo, Spring Bear & Weightlifting Belts

Wardo updates us on his spring bear season thus far, before giving his thoughts on how and why you should be using a weightlifting belt, and which brands he recommends. 

How to Prep for Hunts by Training All Day, By Todd Bumgardner

What in the heck happened? You trained. It shouldn’t be like this. The problem is you made a mistake that a lot of hunters make while physically prepping for a hunt: You didn’t train all day.

EP 263: Quick & Dirty with Wardo, Understanding Sleep Hygiene

Wardo explains sleep hygiene, and how you can incorporate it into your fitness schedule to improve your everyday life, in and out of the backcountry.