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Post by Flytrap1 on Sun Jan 11, 2015 8:36 pm

Can anyone recommend a good training routine for building the kind of strength and conditioning that is required for bullseye shooting?

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Re: Strength training

Post by Rob Kovach on Sun Jan 11, 2015 8:44 pm

Using the search function I found this thread:

http://www.bullseyeforum.net/t302-weight-training?highlight=weight
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Re: Strength training

Post by joem5636 on Wed Jan 14, 2015 4:16 am

Yoga

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Post by Dave C. on Wed Jan 14, 2015 5:02 am

Dry fire with an old magazine filled with lead.

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Re: Strength training

Post by Schaumannk on Wed Jan 14, 2015 10:59 am

I think in most strength training routines for shooting,  too much attention is paid to the arms, and not enough to core body, and leg strength.  

I have noticed when my legs are stronger, I shoot better in a match and don't tire as easily.  
If you knees can take it, I recommend squats, push-ups, and sit-ups. 
Sustained cardio isn't as helpful as short bursts of squats, or stair climbing in my opinion.   A low pulse rate is helpful, but not as helpful as it is in rifle shooting. 
If you feel strong, everything improves, including your hold.

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