Elk Hunter Magazine Summer 2015

 

Testing Your Swole

 Establishing A Baseline For Progress


Swole: The state of being muscular and/or in good shape.

Elk season is coming and hunters are putting the final touches on souting, gear, and physical fitness. these are our last months to trim off any additional body fat and tone up our muscle in preparation for heavy packs full of delicious wild game meat. 

No matter where you are in your weight lifting and/or training program, the glory days of your lifting life may not apply here. Having a detailed journal of nearly every lift I've ever performed, I always want to push more and lift heavier than ever, but that is not necessarily what is best for the body. 

In the gym, we should only lift weight that coincides with our current level of health fitness. 

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