If you are not using specific exercises for bow hunting then you are probably missing the target more often than not. You may think that lack of technique or not having the proper equipment is the reason why, but in reality as we get older, we lose muscular strength and endurance. The only solution is strength training for bow hunting.
Many people believe that they do not have time to practice their bow hunting and incorporate strength training exercises into their schedule. Fortunately, recent research has revealed that for you to increase your muscular strength for bow hunting does not require you to spend a great deal of time. In fact, you do not need to join a gym and you can perform these exercises right in the comfort and convenience of your own home. In addition, in less time than you think!
When you are designing your strength training program for a specific purpose like bow hunting, some exercises are better than others. Of course, any type of exercise will yield increases in strength and benefits to your health, but to get the most out of your effort, it is best to utilize exercises that are “sport specific” to bow hunting. Using functional strength training has become very popular lately because of the strength gained directly improve your performance. The exercises are selected for a “specific purpose” to help you hit the target.
Using isometric exercise equipment, you will get excellent strength and muscular gains from just 3 to 4 workouts a week that require less than 7 to 10 minutes. This is especially important for bow hunters because it still leaves you plenty of time to go hunting.
Performing exercises specific to bow hunting has additional benefits to your health.
Having a strong back is important in drawing on your bow and is important as we age. Having a strong core or midsection is important to our accuracy with the bow and having a flat strong stomach is important in every area of life. Taking the time to perform a few exercises to improve your bow hunting skills will help you to overcome the loss of strength and muscle due to age and give you the confidence to shoot accurately enjoy your sport of bow hunting for many years to come.