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#2959345 - 09/27/12 09:37 AM Early morning stiffness
BirdDog123
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Registered: 08/17/12
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Hey guys,

I don't know if anyone out there is like me but when I am out in the woods on a cold morning my body feels stiff as a board. Usually when I am practicing, my best shots come after I have fired off about 3 or 4 arrows.

What do you do to get rid of that stiff shoulder and make that first shot count on that deer?

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#2959387 - 09/27/12 10:23 AM Re: Early morning stiffness [Re: BirdDog123]
bigasports
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Registered: 10/25/08
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I like to be in the stand 30-45 before first light. When I sit down and get situated I will then pick up my bow and practice pulling it back a few times. This usually helps my muscles wake up. I may do it from time to time throughout the day just to make sure I'm not so stiff.
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#2961034 - 09/28/12 06:08 PM Re: Early morning stiffness [Re: bigasports]
Bow Hunter
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That's what I do also.
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#2961047 - 09/28/12 06:29 PM Re: Early morning stiffness [Re: Bow Hunter]
WestTn Huntin'man
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I have a rubber exercise band. If I don't do strectching exerises every morning I get in sad shape pretty quick. I think it's something called getting old. LOL.You can also do isometric exerises on the stand waiting for daylight. Very little movement but will warm up the muscles.
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#2961054 - 09/28/12 06:40 PM Re: Early morning stiffness [Re: WestTn Huntin'man]
Radar
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I practice draw a few times before first light and once an hour during slow times on the stand with no game in sight .
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#2961229 - 09/28/12 09:36 PM Re: Early morning stiffness [Re: Radar]
scn
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I usually try using my Bowfit device for some light poundage warmup/stretching exercises before I leave the house. It helps a bunch.
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#2961751 - 09/29/12 02:09 PM Re: Early morning stiffness [Re: scn]
UTGrad
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Registered: 12/01/07
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I wake up with early morning stiffness.
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#2961772 - 09/29/12 02:29 PM Re: Early morning stiffness [Re: UTGrad]
BlountArrow
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 Originally Posted By: UTGrad
I wake up with early morning stiffness.


Ha Ha, doesn't everybody?
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#2961828 - 09/29/12 03:28 PM Re: Early morning stiffness [Re: BlountArrow]
UTGrad
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 Originally Posted By: BlountArrow
 Originally Posted By: UTGrad
I wake up with early morning stiffness.


Ha Ha, doesn't everybody?


LOL

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#2962498 - 09/30/12 08:39 AM Re: Early morning stiffness [Re: UTGrad]
Relentless
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Registered: 07/24/11
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 Originally Posted By: UTGrad
I wake up with early morning stiffness.

Haha, I thought this post was about something else also, sorry.
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