Must know fishing Knots, most used Fishing Knots


Editor: Mark 6 Knots to Know (Nirvana) These six featured knots won’t serve your every fishing need, but each one is a proven knot with superior performance for its intended use. Understand that factors such as type of fishing line, thickness of line, season, targeted fish species, etc., all play a role in deciding the […]

Week 5-9 Hunting Work out. Cross Fit work out plan


Workout weeks 5-9 During this time period we want to focus on our cardio as well as adding “micro” intense burst workouts throughout our day. The focus will be core and quad focused, because of the strain those muscles will face on the hunt. “Micro workouts” is my name for mini workouts lasting no longer […]

Week 4 Hunting Work Out (Recovery Week)


Hunting Fitness Week 4 – Recovery Editor: David B If you have stuck to a pretty rigid workout schedule for the past 3 weeks your body needs to recover. During my recovery week I normally focus on stretching, a little cardio and core maintenance. Here is a sample workout schedule for the recovery week: Monday: […]

Week 1 – 3 Hunting Prep Work Out


Hunting Fitness – Sample workout Week One – Week Three Monday – Chest, Back, Core, Quads – use good form; all exercises are preformed back to back with no rest in between 1) Regular push-ups = 25 reps 2) Wide Grip Pull-ups = 25 reps (using the assisted pull-up machine) 3) Clean Squat Press = […]

Dealing with Back Issues in the outdoors


Tips for avoiding back issues in the outdoors. 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 that I have been able to stay […]

Fitness Tips and Tricks, Sheep Shape workout


Cameron sent us a SUPER EASY workout system called the “Deck of Cards”. Basically you pick 4 exercises and 1 more for the jokers. Take a deck of cards and do the number of reps on the card. Plus, extra for face cards (see below). Flip a card over, do the reps, and repeat till […]

Guide to buying a Hunting Pack


Guide to buying your hunting pack. It is that time of year again when guys are busting out their old pack and getting in the mountains and scouting for their fall hunts. I read all the time on the forums, guys asking, “Which pack should I use for my hunt this year?” The first thing […]

Daily Work Out only 20 Minutes needed


Hey Guys, Jake, one of our STUD Editors, uses the following work out every day. Go for it, and give us your feedback. Here ya go, very simple, but a KILLER Go for 20 minutes 5 pull ups 10 push ups 15 squats (no weight) A good score will be around 15 rounds Daily Work […]

Back pain, herniated disk with free fragment


  L5 Disk Herniation with Free Fragment The above title is not only the title of this article, but also the diagnosis that was read to me by my new friend and Neuro Surgeon, Doctor Gaffin of Provo Utah. I am writing this article to chronicle in an abbreviated way, by battle with a back […]

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