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Photo Courtesy: Archery-Forum.com

Photo Courtesy: Archery-Forum.com

In Part I, we examined the major muscle groups involved in drawing and shooting your bow. It was clear that muscles involved in drawing and shooting your bow went well beyond your back and shoulders. In Part II, we went over some stretches and movements that can strengthen and add mobility to your rotator cuff muscles, thus improving strength and reducing the risk of injury. Now it is time to look at the resistance training that will strengthen the major muscle groups involved in shooting your bow Continue Reading…

Photo Credit: Art of Adventure

Photo Credit: Art of Adventure

When you are in the middle of a hunt, there is seldom a time when most of your muscles are not being engaged. Hunting is strenuous work and your legs, arms, shoulders, back, etc. are constantly working. However, there is one muscle group that is almost never at rest. Whether you are hiking up a mountain and maintaining your balance, laying down in a duck blind and coming up to take that quick shot, swinging your shotgun from one dove to the other in an open field, or sitting on the side of a hill glassing the endless horizon, your core is always working and it needs to be conditioned accordingly.
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