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Old October 12, 2012, 06:08 PM   #1
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trying to simulate adrenaline effects while shooting, any ideas

It was an idea my cousin and I came up with, we tried taking our atvs on a hard ride out to the field where we shoot. It got the adrenaline going good which did effect our performance, riding like that is dangerous. Anybody got ideas that are less dangerous?
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Old October 12, 2012, 06:35 PM   #2
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Go shoot in competition.
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Old October 12, 2012, 06:42 PM   #3
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My buddies and I will set up 3 tables, 40 yards apart. We'll start at the first table, shoot, sprint 40 yards to the next table and repeat.

Not exactly adrenaline rush, but the sprints get your heart rate and breathing rate up so it feels like an adrenaline rush.
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Old October 12, 2012, 06:42 PM   #4
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Competitive shooting will create some stress, particularly if you are in it to win it.

Practicing live weapon transition drills create stress, but for good reason, they are dangerous.

Learning new tactics will create some stress IMO.

I prefer outdoor ranges where you can more duplicate the way you would react in an actual gunfight. One simple example is reloading from an emptied pistol. At an outdoor range, I hit the button the mag drops out on the ground, slap, rack and fire. Try that at an indoor range and invariably your empty mag will end up down range.
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Old October 12, 2012, 08:36 PM   #5
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Run'n gun. From what I understand that's as close as it gets
Check out Nutnfancy's videos on YouTube.
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Old October 12, 2012, 08:44 PM   #6
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How about an over the counter supplement like a fat burner. I'm sure all those stimulants would cause an adrenaline spike.
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Old October 12, 2012, 08:53 PM   #7
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couple cans of Red Bull should do it.
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Old October 12, 2012, 08:55 PM   #8
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Call places that rent exotic wildlife for extravagant parties. Being chased by a lion would get your adrenalin pumping.
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Old October 12, 2012, 10:21 PM   #9
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Go Hunting!!! I've never shot a deer without my heart just about beating out of my chest..

Also, an EpiPen (for bee stings) would definitely get your blood pumping.
Although its usually a bad idea to combine medication with firearms
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Old October 12, 2012, 10:34 PM   #10
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Push ups... lots and lots of push ups...
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Old October 13, 2012, 12:42 AM   #11
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Join the Marines or Army in the combat field. Then you get to practice in a stressful situation all the time, say you did something postive in your life, and accumlate experience and knowledge.
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Old October 13, 2012, 01:51 AM   #12
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Drive around in your car with a wild mountain lion. Shake n bake!!!
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Old October 13, 2012, 01:52 AM   #13
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Competitive shooting will create some stress, particularly if you are in it to win it.
The only stress I got from competitive shooting was from following all the arbitrary rules and making sure I did not screw up in some safety precaution.

Heck I almost got a heart attack from even thinking of using a revolver in IPSC .

(Please note that this perspective comes from experience with the Canadian competitive shooting sports not the American ones).
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Old October 13, 2012, 02:23 AM   #14
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Amyl nitrite?

I'm kidding. A real good jog is probably the best you'll get. Maybe put $100 bucks up for the best shot. I don't know if a chunk of change gets your heart going. Official competition is probably healthier.
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Old October 13, 2012, 08:23 AM   #15
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The only stress I got from competitive shooting was from following all the arbitrary rules and making sure I did not screw up in some safety precaution.
I admit that competitive shooting would not be a lot of stress, only some.

I feel more stress at work if a production line goes down, which costs several hundred dollars a minute. I'm one the people responsible for keeping it running, the key is to maintain control of your emotions (don't panic).
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Old October 13, 2012, 08:51 AM   #16
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I boost my energy level by asking people to throw dynamite near me while practicing. I know, it's kind of dangerous, but...seems to work well.

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Old October 13, 2012, 09:34 AM   #17
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Get shot in the butt with a paint ball gun by suprise .Then shoot at a target. That will get your heart pumping.BEE SAFE HAVE YOUR GUN UNLOADED .

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Old October 13, 2012, 09:43 AM   #18
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Heck I almost got a heart attack from even thinking of using a revolver in IPSC
97.3% of DQs in IPSC are due to nervousness of getting DQ'd.
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Old October 13, 2012, 09:45 AM   #19
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It was an idea my cousin and I came up with, we tried taking our atvs on a hard ride out to the field where we shoot. It got the adrenaline going good which did effect our performance, riding like that is dangerous. Anybody got ideas that are less dangerous?
Too much coffee?
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Old October 13, 2012, 10:49 AM   #20
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Having someone whack you across the calves with a boat paddle every time you miss should produce some stress I'd think
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Old October 13, 2012, 12:12 PM   #21
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Adrenochrome, a kick to the nuts, and a shot of tequila.
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Old October 13, 2012, 04:02 PM   #22
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case of red bull and a handfull of ripped fuel...

i am NOT liable for the ensuing heart attack
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Old October 13, 2012, 04:27 PM   #23
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What are you preparing for going to afghanistan or somewhere. Chill out it might never happen.
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Old October 13, 2012, 04:30 PM   #24
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Go shoot in competition.
For me, the shakes only last for about the first mag...after that, I usually settle down.
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Old October 13, 2012, 04:34 PM   #25
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Oh jeez, a thread like this is just asking for a plethora of ridiculous answers. Safest way is probably just pumping out some push -ups or running to a table. I think you are just wanting to get your heart rate up for training in stressful situations?
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