Physical Fitness

Book Review: Surviving the Economic Collapse

by Prepperjim November 9, 2011 Barter
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I recently heard of a man called Fernando “Ferfal” Aguirre from Jack Spirko over at The Survival Podcast. Ferfal is from Argentina and has lived through their economic crash from December 2001 until today. He wrote a booked about his experience called Surviving The Economic Collapse. He also has a blog called The Modern Survivalist. I […]

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Whey Protein As An Essential Prep?

by suburban July 7, 2011 Food
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While on and off my fitness kick this year, I have supplemented my daily diet with a morning protein shake mixed with fat free milk, water, ice, and various fruits that would mix with protein powders well.  I have been on the quest for the perfect protein powder with no real success, although Muscle Milk, […]

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Prepper Fitness

by Prepperjim June 15, 2011 Personal
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In a survival forum, it was noted that: “Remember the first rules from Zombieland.  No, not “double tap.”  Cardio.  If you’re a couch potato you need to fix this right now.” Yes, I am a former athlete that has been a couch potato for too long. I am also above 40 and overweight. But this […]

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The High Level Plan to Preparedness

by suburban April 5, 2011 Bug In
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Well, after last evening’s interview with Doctor Prepper, I thought I would write up a few thoughts on planning for your preparedness goals.  This will probably appeal to novice preppers, but it got me thinking about a few points of discussion around how to get the ball rolling and keep your head on straight at the same […]

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I’m Failing My 2011 Fitness Goals Already

by suburban January 27, 2011 Health
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Yes, it’s true.  I am already failing to accomplish my 2011 fitness goals.  I blame part of it on my new job.  I am out of the house before 7:00 a.m. each morning.  Big deal, right?  A lot of you reading this could be out the door at 5:00 a.m., I am sure.  I also […]

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Wow, What a Week. A few Updates, a Passed Up Savage, and More…

by suburban January 13, 2011 Economy
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Well, what a week it has been.  The crazy news, the weather here in the northeast, work is crazy, and the weekend is going to be about catching up and be just as nuts.  Currently, I am in the process of reading a book by Scott B. Williams called “Astray of the Herd: Observations, Commentaries, […]

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Wow, time is not in abundance and the 4-Hour Body.

by suburban December 15, 2010 General
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Wow, the new job is certainly keeping me busy.  So busy in fact that I have not had the time to write much the past two weeks…  Not really what I had planned on, but you have to make hay while the sun shines as they say.

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Eating Healthier for a Better Life

by suburban August 11, 2010 Cooking
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I just read a blog post on Doctor Prepper this morning ab0ut healthier eating.  I try to eat healthy, but if you saw me eat on a business trip, you might think I was addicted to steaks or a junk food junkie.  Sad but true.  I can say that I probably gain a couple of […]

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My Run Down the Street, and Getting Fit as a Preparedness Goal.

by suburban July 22, 2010 Health
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This is really just a quick blurb.  Recently, I have been back at the gym.  It has been an interesting ride, getting back to the gym after 10 years of letting my health go.  I am by no means obese, but my lung capacity and strength were minimal compared to years ago spending five and […]

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My Survival and Outdoor iPhone Apps

by suburban June 20, 2010 Books
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When I bought my iPhone last year, I quickly realized it had the potential to be a survival tool  My search for iPhone apps under “camping, hiking, and survival” quickly returned many options for me.  I have tried a bunch of them, and am using the ‘best ones for me’ at the moment.  They may […]

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