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Sheep hunter with ram
As hunters, we spend countless hours dialing in our weapons, gear, and vehicles while painstakingly poring over maps and every theoretical aspect of a hunt. Why then wouldn’t we extend the same dedication to mental and physical toughness?
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MTNTOUGH Fitness Lab
So, you’ve started your free trial in the MTNTOUGH+ app — what now? With hundreds of workouts in the app across a dozen plus mountain specific programs, figuring out your first workout from so many choices can be tough! MTNTOUGH Director of Digital Content, Nate Hill compiled this rad video: for the way to start based on the time you have available, equipment available, and how to navigate the app. Additionally, Nate breaks down each program in detail so you know exactly where to start to accomplish your goals.
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Bowhunter with elk
Lifelong backcountry hunter Jesse Nelson sits down in the Lab to discuss his recent experience with the all new MTNTOUGH+ KB20 program that can be competed anytime, anywhere.  Jesse is a sales rep for companies such as Hoyt & Easton Archery and has been taking his kettlebell with him on the road this year and completing the KB20 program on the go via the new MTNTOUGH+ app.
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Fitness trainer in gym
Learn the difference between commitment and ownership. Commitment gets you into the game. It is being there for someone and their mission, their objective. It's a good thing. However ownership is what takes you over the edge, and into excellence....
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Athlete doing pull ups
We all hate pull-ups. It is one of the hardest exercises to become proficient at. However we all have the capability to do it. In this video, MTNTOUGH Coach Jimmy explains the best way to start from nothing, and become good at them in as little as a month's time.
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Portrait of Rick "Barbwire"
Local MTNTOUGH'er, Rick "Barbwire" is almost always the oldest snowboarder on the hill. But the 76-year-old doesn’t just out shred most youngsters—he's a cancer survivor, training through his 35 rounds of chemo & radiation and today continues to train 5-7 days per week. Rick explains "Mind over matter is the key thing...there are things you can push yourself can’t quit." 
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