Fitness Archive

  • Back when I turned 30 I went to my doctor – a new doctor I had not seen before – for a routine physical. I’ll never forget the moment he said, “Tom, you seem to have gained some weight recently.” Not sure how he knew […]

    Getting in "Elk Shape"

    Back when I turned 30 I went to my doctor – a new doctor I had not seen before – for a routine physical. I’ll never forget the moment he said, “Tom, you seem to have gained some weight recently.” Not sure how he knew […]

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  • Whether you are doing a guided hunt in Alaska or a DYI in the Rockies you need to be in shape. Every year I have at least one hunting client whose hunt turn out to be less than expected because he wasn’t in shape physically […]

    Get Yourself Ready for the Big One

    Whether you are doing a guided hunt in Alaska or a DYI in the Rockies you need to be in shape. Every year I have at least one hunting client whose hunt turn out to be less than expected because he wasn’t in shape physically […]

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  • Trinity…Trinity…Trinity…!  All day, the word Trinity has been floating around my head.  And then it came to me.  My life is a divine Trinity!  Well, not that divine, but a Trinity for sure.  Most people that know me realize that I live by a certain […]

    My Trinity: Family, Bulls, and MMA

    Trinity…Trinity…Trinity…!  All day, the word Trinity has been floating around my head.  And then it came to me.  My life is a divine Trinity!  Well, not that divine, but a Trinity for sure.  Most people that know me realize that I live by a certain […]

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  • At this point, the “Train to Hunt,” monicker shouldn’t be a new term for any of us.  It seems that hunting has become like any other sport out there when it comes to preparation.  If you want to be the best bowhunter walking this planet […]

    Train to Hunt

    At this point, the “Train to Hunt,” monicker shouldn’t be a new term for any of us.  It seems that hunting has become like any other sport out there when it comes to preparation.  If you want to be the best bowhunter walking this planet […]

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  • Living in Oregon, I am truly blessed to have so many places to hike within 10 to 30 miles of my house. Not only do I get to prepare for hunting season by climbing the steep and varied terrain often found in Oregon, I also get to […]

    Hiking Close to Home

    Living in Oregon, I am truly blessed to have so many places to hike within 10 to 30 miles of my house. Not only do I get to prepare for hunting season by climbing the steep and varied terrain often found in Oregon, I also get to […]

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