Tier 1 Outdoors

Tier 1 Outdoors Athletic Development

Hunting, Strength & Conditioning, Rucking, Miscellaneous, Functional Fitness, Functional Training, Weightlifting, Archery, Tactical
Coach
Josh Hicks

Are you looking to give yourself the added edge in the mountains during hunting season? That was my goal when I designed this program for myself and a handful of clients almost 2 years ago and it has made us exponentially better in the mountains! The difference between a successful season and an unsuccessful one usually comes down to equipment issues or physical limitations. This program is developed to eliminate the physical doubt you might have while instilling confidence in any physical challenge you may face in the timber! Need to ruck 7, 10, or maybe even 12 miles in to get past other humans on deep public land? No problem! Lets get the confidence and ability to do that! Need to pack out your harvest as fast as possible? No problem, we've prepared you for the loading! Prepare now and become the apex when the season returns! This is the same programming I have used for the past 4 years to develope some of the most versatile and elite levels of fitness that I've ever achieved. Some will argue that training is not necessary to be an effective hunter and I won't disagree however, fitness is the one skill that can keep you in the timber longer, deeper, and more productive hunts!

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Fear no obstacle and doubt no distance!
Develop the ability to push, pull, carry, and drag you, your gear, and your harvest deeper, farther, and faster than you ever have before!
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Become Stronger and Faster!
Although it seems to have obvious benefits, the 1 benefit that is not so obvious is the longevity produced from strength & conditioning training. We are all passionate about the hunt & we want to do it for as many years as possible. Training not only adds to your capability in the present but creates a hedge against the ravages of aging & adds more productive & capable years to your passion!
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Weight Loss and Body Transformation
Needing to lose some weight while also becoming more confident, faster, & stronger? Look no farther than an organized training program that takes all of these goals into consideration during the design process. Increasing your physical training by default can lower bodyfat and improve body composition as a whole however training and moving with an intent will always provide better overall results!
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Real World Training Applications
Not all training days are created equal and here at Tier1 we like to not only develop fitness for the outdoors but also see no better way to achieve that than to actually train outdoors! Sandbags, Rucks, Vests, and Farmers Carries are a staple of our training style so lets work on your fitness and your tan at the same time!
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Stress Relief and Mental Clarity
The benefits of being in the timber are therapeutic for most of us so it should come as no surprise that the well documented evidence for physical training indicates an improvement to overall mental health & a decrease in stress. Training, therefore, can fill the mental void & lack of a stress reliever during our off season which will give you greater mental clarity & recovery for the season!
Features
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Access to your coach
I'm accessible & here to help along your journey. I want to increase your fitness while filtering for character & grit so don't expect a cheerleader.
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Programming 6 days per week
Daily warm-up, Strength/Skill, and Metabolic Conditioning that’s both functional and challenging for athletes of any level or background!
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I am invested in your continued progress
I intend to hold you accountable and provide the feedback you need to grow. I am just a message away
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A Community invested in you
I am working to develop a community of likeminded individuals who will push you, support you, and drive you to become the best version of yourself!
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Delivered through TrainHeroic
Staring at a lifeless PDF is so last year. Your coaches and team will push you harder, know you better, & keep you going longer, all through an app.
Equipment
Recommended
Barbell, Bumper plates, Kettlebells, Dumbbells, Ruck, Pull Up ba
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Sample Week
I will write fresh programming weekly. You’ll get notifications when they’re ready
Sunday
Week 1 Day 1

Circuit

A

200m Jog -Then- 2 Rounds 15 x Dislocates 20 x Arm circles 15 x Cobra Push Ups 10 x Air Squats 10 x Walking Lunges 10 x PVC Push Press 10 x Dislocates 20 x Mountain Climbers -Then- 50 ft Inch Worm

B

Back Squat

4, 3, 3, 2, 2, 1, 1, 1

Circuit

C

4 Rounds for Time: 400m Run 10 x Deadlift [225/155] [Wear a Vest if possible 20/14]

Monday
Week 1 Day 2

Circuit

A

20 Cal Air Bike -Then- 2 Rounds 10 x Dislocates 20 x Arm circles 10 x Cobra Push Ups 10 x High Jump 10 x Jump Knee Tuck 10 x Slow Sumo Squat 10 x 3 Step Squat -Then- 50ft Bear Crawl [3 Step Squat= 3 sec down + 3 sec pause + 3 sec up]

Circuit

B

Dumbbell Floor Press 10-10-10-10 [Ascending DB Weights] [5 Strict Supinated Pull Ups Between sets or Ring Rows]

Circuit

C

For Time: 27-21-15-9 Burpee Box Jumps Wall Balls [24/20 Box Height] [20/14 WB Weight]

Tuesday
Week 1 Day 3

Circuit

A

250m Row (Fast) -THEN- 2 rounds 20 x Jumping Jacks 10 x Air Squats 10 x Push ups 10 x Walking Lunges 10 x PVC Push Press 10 x Dislocates 20 x Mountain Climbers -Then- 40ft Walking Lunge w/ Rotation

B

Power Clean

5 x 3

Circuit

C

AMRAP 20 Minutes: 3 x Sandbag G2 Shoulder 15 x Cal Row 75 x Double Unders [Sandbag Weight 150/100]

Wednesday
Week 1 Day 4

Circuit

A

100 x Single Unders -Then- 2 Rounds 15 x Dislocates 20 x Arm circles 15 x Cobra Push Ups 10 x Air Squats 20 x Flutter Kicks 20 x Frankenstein Walks 10 x High Knees -Then- 30 x Mountain Climbers

Circuit

B

Sled Complex 3-3-3 [1 Complex = 25 ft Sled Push 1 x Rope Climb] [3 x Ring Rows + 3 x Hanging Knee Raises sub for Rope climbs]

Circuit

C

10 Rounds for Time: 10 x Burpee Pull Ups 200m Run

Thursday
Week 1 Day 5

Circuit

A

100 x Jump Ropes -Then- 2 Rounds 10 x Arm Circles 10 x Air Squats 10 x Dislocates 10 x Good Mornings 10 x Lunge[5 Each Leg] 10 x Jumping Jacks -Then- 50 ft Inch Worm

B

Thruster

4 x 1 @ 105 lb

Circuit

C

4 Rounds for time: 1000m Row 10 x DB Bench [DB Weight is 70/50]

Friday
Week 1 Day 6

Circuit

A

20 Cal Row -Then- 2 Rounds 50ft Side Step to the [Right] 50ft Side Step to the [Left] 10 x High Jump 10 x Jump Knee Tuck 10 x Slow Sumo Squat 10 x Kang Squat -Then- 50ft Bear Crawl

Circuit

B

EMOM 20 Minutes EVEN: 15 x V-Ups/ Sit Ups ODD: 10/8 Box Dips

Circuit

C

With a 35# Ruck: Not For Time: 100 x Box Step Ups 50 x Ruck G2OH 100m Overhead Ruck Carry [Box Height is 20” for everyone, Absolutely no jumping]

Coach
coach-avatar Josh Hicks

I have been a Coach and Trainer for the past 15 years. Almost exclusively CrossFit & have owned 2 CF Affiliates in that time. I have since built a private gym on my homestead where I train Hunters and those wishing to achieve a more practical and versatile fitness level that will improve their hunting seasons year to year. I am a certified Master Health Coach and Strength and Conditioning Coach.

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Prep Starts Now

Still not convinced? Take a free 7 day trial and give it a shot! Reach out to me and lets discuss your goals and how Tier1 Outdoors can help you achieve the most out of your fitness!

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FAQs
Do I have to buy in blocks of training?
No, we are a subscription based service and will go month to month to provide you with the most up to date and best training you can get!
Do I have to be a Hunter to use this training?
No, this training is built around the concepts of Push, Pull, Carry, and Drag. While its true these are staple aspects of hunting, they translate well into career based fitness and tactical needs as well.
Is this 1 on 1 coaching and programming?
No, this is a subscription based program to benefit as many people as possible while also building a community to support them. 1 on 1 coaching and personalized training is available but requires an interview and my slots for 1 on 1 are limited.
Do you follow this programming?
Yes, this is my personal programming and as such I have been my own study vehicle over the past 4 years to hone and refine not only my coaching but also my programming skills!
I saw in your pics you have the same shorts on, do you need new ones?
I really like my GoRuck shorts and happen to have a million pair, call me a creature of habit!
The Proof
verified-athlete-avatar Adam Ellison

Confidence Built and Strength Achieved

Verified Athlete

"working hard and training were easy with the Tier1 Crew behind me! I'm 137lbs down and getting better every day!"

verified-athlete-avatar Greg Moya

Backcountry Bow Hunter / CrossFitter

Verified Athlete

"I used Tier1 Programming to supplement my training and prepare for my first season in the mountains, It did not let me down!"

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