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Exercise and health….recommitted

A while back I talked about fitness, nutrition, and preparedness. Far too often people – even me sometimes – do an awful lot of talking and planning and not enough doing. Fitness is something that people always put of ’till tomorrow. It’s the “I’ll start my diet Monday” routine, while I eat like a pig all weekend. Monday comes and nothing changes.

Last year I had lost about 15 pounds at one point and was working out hard doing Crossfit. If you do not know what Crossfit is check out my other posts following the links above.

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YouTube Video: What is crossfit?

I have been doing Crossfit for almost a year and a half. When it comes to preparing your body for the challenges of a survival situation - I think Crossfit is the absolute best method.

Many people have emailed me and asked about Crossfit. This video does a great job of explaining.

Rourke

 

Part One: Crossfit and Paleo……a journey into health and fitness

 

Part One: Crossfit

 

In most any survival situation health and fitness are factors that are extremely important. Several years ago I read a book written by Sylvester Stallone and he made the statement that once you turn 40 – it’s decision time. He said that around the age of 40 if you don’t start taking health and fitness seriously things can go downhill quickly. Back then I agreed with him and set out to try to change my life so I could stick around as long as possible.

Since my teenage years I have lifted weights

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Health and preparedness……..

push ups.....lots of push ups

Over the past few months I have been taking health and exercise much more seriously.  Sylvester Stallone wrote a fitness book several years ago and in it he made a statement – Once you hit age 40 it is decision time. After age 40 things can go downhill pretty fast.

I am 42.

In a survival situation good overall health could provide the edge needed. Many armchair preppers out there stock up on some extra food, have the shotgun in the closet, and have a backpack in the trunk and feel they are ready. Try putting that backpack on and carrying that shotgun

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