2 Weeks Out...
This week I am heading to the WET-SIDE of Washington to look for high country black bears with a bow. Opening day is Saturday, should expect come crowds so we are going to go deep into some wilderness. Headed to the trailhead Friday after work. A bonus is that it is the same area I plan on hunting in early October with my 'muzzleloader' tag. In WA, you can hunt with a bow during muzzie so that is exactly what I am going to do. I have a good lead on an area that could hold some bulls, so essentially this is an elk scouting trip. I am looking for wallows and old rubs, basically sign from rutting activity from years prior. The berries might be burned out at this point, but if they are still up high then hopefully I can find a bear worthy of putting my tag on.
Monday August 10th, 2015
Happy 30th birthday to my beautiful wife!
Shot my bow at 100 yards with broadheads for testing purposes. My arrows are drifting slightly to the left at this distance, to me this is a tuning issue so one last paper tune.
Work up to a heavy Push Press + Push Jerk + Split Jerk #185,195,215,225,230
10 Dead Lifts, Round 1 #225/155 Round 2 #275/185 Round 3 #295/205
10 Facing Burpee Box Jump overs, 24/20
“Montana Dirty Thirty Finisher”
400m Sled Drag, bodyweight
6:30 - this little workout took a toll.
Tuesday August 11th, 2015.
34 years young today!
1. Clean High Pull (@ pockets) + Muscle Clean + Push Press 3 sets | #105,125,155
2. Clean Pull (box)+Power Clean (box)+Clean (box) 1 rep each | #170,185,200,215
3. Clean Pull (pause at pockets each) | #228x3, #242x2, #257x2, #257x2
4. Clean Deadlift | #257x2, #285x2, #300x2
5. Back Squat | #215x3, 230x3, 250x3, 266x2, 266x2, 285x2
Wednesday August 12th, 2015
4×6 Overhead Squat #195
With Teams of 3 Complete AMRAP 22:
7 Rope Climbs
10 Thrusters, 155/105
15 Power Clean, 155/105
46 Cal Row
1 athlete works at a time.
4 rounds, rowing sucks.
Shot my broadheads yesterday at the range, will go again tomorrow night! Today I will get my Sitka gear lined out for the weekend backpacking trip. Supposed to have some wet weather on the hike in.
Thursday August 13th, 2015
Got my backpack finalized for the backcountry, shot a few arrows in the backyard for muscle memory.
Friday August 14th, 2015
A. 1-rep heavy Clean #270
B. 1-rep heavy Jerk from rack #270
C. 1-rep heavy Front Squat from rack #305
Max pistols in 1 min | 39 reps
Shoulder to Overhead #155
Box Jumps, 30
Headed to the mountains to scout for elk and maybe find a bear to bring home. Scouting for elk is the main priority and it will be in a wilderness so the pack is heavy and the rain is in the forecast. Thank God I use Sitka Gear!