Fitness Articles


Gearing Up Your Body

Gearing Up Your Body

Get the inside track on gear that will better your performance On the mountain, your body is already being challenged. The last thing you want to do is experiment with how far you can push your health and fitness, which could lead to a major health catastrophe. Any...
Goalsetting

Goalsetting

By Kenton Clairmont, www.traintohunt.com Goalsetting can be tricky.  I’ve spent the last 24 years helping people design and execute plans to better themselves. Through the years, I’ve discovered some common ground on where people tend to fall short.  I’d like to shed...
Muscle Memory

Muscle Memory

Train like a hunter to win the fall! A home gym doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive. A $3 piece of PVC pipe is an awesome tool for shoulder warm-up and balance exercises. Here are a few items I’ve used extensively over the last few years that you might find...
Spring Training

Spring Training

“What you do or don’t do now will be reflected in September” In the summer of 2011, I was sure that my dream of hunting sheep in Alaska was dead. I was 48 years old, a good 40 lbs. overweight, and not in good cardiovascular shape. Being “in the...
Elk Fit – Man vs. Elk – By Dan Staton

Elk Fit – Man vs. Elk – By Dan Staton

Dan Staton is our fitness editor for Elk Hunter Magazine. This article first appeared in the Spring 2012 issue. To order the Spring 2012 issue, other single issues, or to subscribe to Elk Hunter, click here. Crisp mountain air, deteriorating daylight, frozen ground,...