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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 11-15-2009, 05:03 PM Thread Starter
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So I'm way behind in my Bow training and while I was looking for some new bow hunting workouts I came across this Bowfit
Any one have any experience with it or anything similar? Is it worth the money for $30-40? Maybe just get some training bands instead for less than $20?

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Interesting. Never thought of working out for bow hunting. I just practice, practice, practice and hope that muscle memory doesn't fail me.

Looking at it, it looks like using physical therapy bands would produce similar results at a cheaper price.


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Does it help with the release and control post release?

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Does it help with the release and control post release?
Working out or this bowflex thing?

For me, the idea behind working out is that I want to be able to draw my bow super slow if I have to with out much strain in case I have to hold it while waiting on a clear shot.

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I think it would be better to just practice with your bow. this way you get stronger and become a better shot. If you cant draw your bow in a controlled manner you might need to dial down the draw weight.

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I think it would be better to just practice with your bow. this way you get stronger and become a better shot. If you cant draw your bow in a controlled manner you might need to dial down the draw weight.
I'm far from an expert on bows, but this is what I was taught as well. Also, typical weight training of arms and shoulders to help be more stable and steady.

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I think it would be better to just practice with your bow. this way you get stronger and become a better shot. If you cant draw your bow in a controlled manner you might need to dial down the draw weight.
The bow I have is already dialed down as low as it'll go without being unsafe. When I got the bow I was still in good shape and had no problems pulling it. Fast forward a year of not working out and not going to the range as often as I wanted to, and now I'm having a hard time pulling it.

I hit the gym once or twice a week now, and I try to complete a full body workout.

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