This post was previously published HERE on ModernSurvivalOnline.com. Enjoy! – Rourke
Being fit continues to be an aspect of preparedness that is mostly ignored. I guess it is not as cool as a “tactified” AR or a Benchmade Nimravus knife. In a survival situation the ability to perform physically (and mentally) could very well mean the difference between life and death – or maybe not. Who knows?
The vast majority of us sit in
Continue reading Wanna workout? No gym membership? No problem!
Was visiting over at Ryan’s site and saw another entry where he was discussing some of his lifts and personal records(PR’s). Over the past couple years fitness has become a major part of my life. I am 44 years old and feel like I am in the best shape of my life. Getting older scares the hell out of me and I guess I approach my health like I approach preparedness – I try to
Continue reading Fitness, Health….goals
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
Continue reading Exercise and health….recommitted
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.
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
Continue reading Part One: Crossfit and Paleo……a journey into health and fitness
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
Continue reading Health and preparedness……..