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Survival Fitness

Emergency Foods from Wild Plants

Many people start learning about wild foods from common field guides focused on the subject.  There are often plants mentioned as wild foods that are not abundant enough to supply much of a harvest (such as Spring Beauties, or Fairy Potatoes), not nutritionally rich enough to offer much to survival situations (such as the many… Read More

Survival Gear Review: Backpacker’s Pantry Persian Peach Stew With Chicken

I recently got a few samples of Backpacker’s Pantry freeze-dried meals to review, and I was very excited to try them out, because Backpacker’s Pantry is one of the few large-scale freeze-dried meal producers to not just feature, but promote and develop a large variety of gluten-free and/or organic ingredient options.  Backpacker’s Pantry, based out… Read More

Survival Bicycling: Part 2

Taking the concept of survival bicycling to the next level requires turning up the volume on the basics as well as adding another layer of preparedness and confidence.  The first place to start is properly fitting the bike to your body and your needs. by Doc Montana, a contributing author of This article is… Read More

10 Ways to Improve Your TEOTWAWKI Survival Fitness

Your personal fitness is a core principle of survival.  Whether it is heavy lifting, being able to travel over long distances, or engaging in hand to hand combat.  In order to survive a SHTF or TEOTWAWKI scenario, you and your love ones have to be in shape. Contributed by By Mark, Former Marine Reconnaissance Team… Read More

Survival Fitness Part 2: The Assessment

Starting anything you might be uncomfortable with or challenging is daunting to almost anyone.  With the right mindset, support structure, guidance, coaching and most importantly motivation, you can do just about anything you put your mind to. Contributed by By Mark, Former Marine Reconnaissance Team Leader, Marine Infantry Officer, Cross Fit Coach, Endurance Athlete, and… Read More

Survival Fitness: An Introduction

When the Emergency Broadcast comes over the radio, TV or you receive frantic calls from your friends, co-workers, loved ones, and it is for real this time.  Will you be ready?  Mentally? Is your gear in order?  Is your bug out location stocked and ready to weather the storm? Contributed by By Mark, Former Marine… Read More