WORKOUT: No Shape to Elk Shape – Week 1

Looking for a workout to get you in shape for hunting season? This workout is from TrainToHunt.com, and is guaranteed to get you in tip-top hunting shape.

Day 1

Baseline Testing

Baseline testing is an important part of any fitness program. Just like hunting, in order to know where your going,t you have to first know where you are.

Equipment needed: 20 inch step, a hunting pack.

  1. Warm-up
    Dynamic Warm-up [watch video]
  2. Test 1
    Time how long it takes you to do 1/2 mile run/walk
  3. Test 2
    Do as many push ups as you can in two minutes [watch video]
  4. Test 3
    Do as many sit ups as you can in two minutes [watch video]
  5. Test 4
    Wearing your empty hunting pack.
    Time how long it takes you to do 250 step ups on the 20 inch box. [watch video]

Day 2

Equipment needed: none

  1. Warm up
    Dynamic warm-up [watch video]
  2. 1 mile run/walk nice and easy

Day 3

Equipment needed: 20 inch step, hunting pack

Wearing your empty hunting pack, do as many rounds as you can in 20 minutes

  1. 4 over the box step ups
  2. 8 squats [watch video]
  3. 100 meter run/walk

Day 4

Rest Day

Day 5

Equipment needed: sandbag (20 lbs), two 20 pound dumbbells, bow, 3 arrows

  1. Warm-up
    -Dynamic warm-up II [watch video]
  2. Archery Shoulders [watch video]
  3. Do three rounds as quickly as you can
    -10 sumo dead lifts (20 pound dumb bells)
    -10 shoulder to overhead (20 pound sandbag)
    -10 sit-ups [watch video] -Shoot 1 arrow at 20 yards

Day 6

Equipment needed: Empty Hunting Pack

  1. Warm up
    -Dynamic warm-up [watch video] -Dynamic warm-up II [watch video]
  2. 1 mile run/walk nice and easy

Day 7

Equipment needed: Rings, backpack

  1. Warm-up
    -Dynamic warm-up II [watch video]
  2. Archery shoulders [watch video]
  3. Wearing your empty pack, do as many rounds as possible in 20 minutes
    -5 Australian pull ups [watch video] -5 push ups [watch video] -5 squats [watch video] -100 yard run/walk

Congratulations! You have completed week one.

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One thought on “WORKOUT: No Shape to Elk Shape – Week 1

  1. Dennis Braid. says:

    Great stuff.

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