The Sportsman's Corner
Staying in Shape
July 23, 2020
To hunt turkeys the way I do, I must be in good physical condition. At 70 it has become increasingly difficult to remain in the type of condition I need to be in so that I can pursue wild turkeys over several miles of difficult ground during an autumn day of hunting.
When the Y was still able to host morning basketball for players 60 and over, I got a good workout two days a week while trying to chase other players around the court. The ageless Galen Bickel from Altoona really forced me to work hard when trying – unsuccessfully – to defend him. Gary "Team Player" Bechtel from Martinsbur...