Fitness

Heather’s Choice: An Alternative to Freeze Dried Meals
Anyone that has spent more than a few days in the high country has been there.  Eating freeze dried meals for days on end tends to make something seem a little off and not quite right. A quick glance at...
Fit for the Hunt
What motivates you to get fit for the hunt? Clay Allen Jr. goes over some tips to get motivated, and the most important ways to prepare your body for the rigors of hunting season in the high country!
Salida Trail Marathon Race Report - by Siobhan Pritchard
Friday afternoon we loaded up the family car and headed south to start the season. This year it was a perfect Colorado blue sky day and we eagerly anticipated hitting the trails the next morning. I can't explain why I...
Moab Red Hot 55K Race Report by David Long
February 14, 2014 Moab, Utah 8:00 am Start I felt really good going into this 34 mile trail race. This run would be 8 miles longer than any other run I have ever done but I felt like my coach,...
Preventative Maintenance by Siobhan Pritchard
We've all had those tweaks and niggles or maybe even a full blown injury. At the end of last season I started to have some twinges of pain in my foot and knee and my overall running seemed to plateau....
Getting Started by Michele Yates
GETTING STARTED- How to start a strength and endurance program. So you are planning a long hike, mountain hunt, or endurance event…but where do you begin in order to tackle that goal? There are 3 important aspects when trying to...
Hammer Perpetuem by David Long
Often times when you hear people talk about completing long trail runs such as marathons and ultras, you will hear them say, “proper nutrition is half the battle.” I could not agree more with this statement. On some of my...
Nutrition by Nicholas Hammond
Nutrition is the backbone of any successful fitness program. It makes up approximately 70% of your entire program. Without proper nutrition, overall fitness is highly minimized. What most people do not realize is how much food they should be consuming...
Tips for avoiding back issues in the outdoors by Mike Radford
Four years ago I suffered an injury to my lower back. The diagnosis was: Ruptured Disk with Free Fragments. The Neurosurgeon suggested that my back packing days were over. I have been very fortunate to avoid surgery, and even luckier...
GETTING PREPARED PHYSICALLY FOR YOUR HUNTS by Randy Johnson
With some of you prompting me I decided to buckle down and pound out a few of my "biased" thoughts on how to get physically prepared for your hunts next fall! Perhaps the most important reminder I can pass on...