If you need some motivation to exertcise before the season starts, here it is, from Reuter’s Health:
In a study of 25 middle-aged male deer hunters, researchers found that the activities inherent to hunting — like walking over rough terrain, shooting an animal and dragging its carcass — sent the men’s heart rates up significantly. . . . Hunting could be an even greater strain on the heart in men who are usually sedentary, the researchers note.