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It may not have seemed like I was doing much with regards to and providing content for my faithful readers but I was working very hard behind the scenes.  The fact is that that I’ve actually had the chance to step outside my usual posts to pen some articles I have been very excited about. Continue Reading…

Checking In

February 26, 2019 — 2 Comments

I’ve Been Going Through a Big Move That’s Been Cutting into my Blogging Time (photo courtesy of


Hey all!  A little different post than usual today.  It has been a month since my last post so I wanted to check in and let you guys know I’m still here and looking forward to continue providing you with good content related to hunting and fitness.  The reason for the lack of posts Continue Reading…


Just in Case You’re Ever in a Situation You Need to Move an Entire Side of Elk It’s Best to Be Prepared (photo courtesy of

Having really found the usefulness of sandbag training, I’m always looking for sandbag exercises that apply to our hunting situations.  With a little research and some first hand experience both training and in the field I’ve incorporated over the shoulders into my off-season regiment. Continue Reading…

Upcoming Product Reviews

January 22, 2019 — 1 Comment
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We All Love Gear So Here are Some Upcoming Reviews I’ve Got Brewing For You (photo courtesy of

Since you’ve all initiated your fitness activities to be physically prepared for the Fall I wanted to let you know about some of the upcoming gear reviews you can plan to read about on  I figured I’d give you a teaser as I begin testing a few products that will hopefully make your hunting seasons go a little smoother. Continue Reading…


I Think I’ve Found the Solution to Your Fitness Needs!  (photo courtesy of

OK, so the title is a bit of a spoof on new years resolutions and quick and easy ways to get fit. Let’s face it, if it’s quick and easy and you’ve got high expectations for your ability to tackle the mountains this fall then likely you’ll be left short of reaching your goals.  But let me say this…something is better than nothing.  So if you’re new to the fitness game or looking to get back into it please at least get started.  It will become contagious and you’ll soon be making strides and improvements while expanding your capabilities. Continue Reading…


Still Hunting? When’s the Last Time You Worked Out? (photo courtesy of

So let me guess, your hunting seasons are over or you’re really pushing yourself to fill that last tag in the freezing weather?  I figured.  Your fitness carried you through the season but you’ve been hunting and not working out for 2 months now I suppose too?  Don’t wait for ridiculous New Years resolutions.  Make the commitment now to a healthier lifestyle. Continue Reading…


I Finally Stepped Up My Game to a Pro Level Vacuum Packer and It’s Fantastic.

If I’ve said I hunt for the meat once I’ve said it 100 times.  With that I often go ahead and do the butchering and packaging myself.  With the advent of the home vacuum packer years ago preserving your kill has gotten much easier and better.  For years I’ve used a fairly cheap sealer that could be picked up at your local Walmart.  For years I also struggled with poor sealing, multiple attempts, and if you ask my wife a vacuum sealer that sounded like a chainsaw in our kitchen.  No more.  I went big time and finally picked up a Weston Pro-2300 vacuum sealer and won’t be looking back anytime soon.   Continue Reading…


Sunrises From the Stand Are Joy’s that Only a Hunter Knows.

Hunting season started a little later for me this year than in the past but as with anything worth doing you’ve got to make a little time to get it done.  I did just that a couple Sundays ago and spent some time in the woods and realized how much I love the hunting experience.   Continue Reading…


Sharing Camp with Good Friends Shouldn’t Be Overlooked When Assessing the Success of Your Hunt.

For over 20 years I was a pretty solitary hunter.  I’d occasionally venture out with a friend every now and then but primarily it was just me.  As you enter your hunting seasons this Fall I hope you all come home with meat for the freezer but don’t forget about one of the other great benefits of hunting.   Continue Reading…


You Haven’t Done Anything to Prepare Physically for Your Fall Hunts? Now is the Time to Buck Up and Make It Happen (photo courtesy of

So you’re going hunting in October but somehow it snuck up on you and you haven’t broke the first sweat in preparation.  Time to freak out?  Kinda…but all is not lost.  You’ll need to buck up though and dedicate some mornings or evenings to making it happen. Continue Reading…