Weight Vest Training for Forestry Careers
Incorporating a Weight Vest into Your Forestry Training
Starting a career in forestry requires a love for the outdoors, knowledge of the environment and outstanding communication skills. Additionally, with being outside so much you'll be doing quite a bit of walking and carrying quite a bit of gear: up to 50 lbs. or more! Therefore, it's clear that, in order to safely and efficiently do their jobs, forestry professionals must take their physical condition into account.
Whether you're swinging an ax, parachuting out of a plane, making a long hike with a backpack or climbing a tree, we can get you ready.
Training for a forestry career using a Resistance Wear weight vest can help get you get into the condition necessary to do your job. Doing push-ups, pull-ups, squats and sit-ups using a Resistance Wear vest should be the basis of a forestry training program.
Additionally, with so much walking, jogging with the vest will be very helpful as well. Functional exercises build flexibility, strength and stamina to allow you to be the best forestry professional you can be.
Further, our weight vests also can simulate, not just in weight, but weight distribution, the packs a forestry professional would carry on the job, further enhancing functional job movements.Benefits to this type of forestry training are numerous. Stronger muscles, bones, tendons and ligaments, less fat, increased endurance, more muscle and a higher metabolism.
Benefits of training in a Resistance Wear weight vest for a career in forestry include:
- Preparing your body to carry your pack. Adding the weight vest to any workout will simulate movement with your pack on and get you ready for when duty calls.
- Immediate results without changing your routine. The physics of any exercise change when you add weight. You can keep doing your normal exercises and super-charge it with the vest!
- Challenging yourself daily with simple routines. Jogging with the vest instantly turns a cardio workout into a core workout too!
- More efficient and faster workouts. Get your workout done quicker. Increased resistance generates more fatigue faster so you can get more done in less time.
As with anything, safe training is they key and you don't want to over train. Forestry career training using the Resistance Wear vest is incredibly safe because you're utilizing functional body movement. You're simply adding weight to a movement that your body is designed to do. Movement + Resistance = STRENGTH! Our vests are designed with forestry training in mind. You'll get the most out of any workout with Resistance Wear.