When it comes to prepping and training, health is always very important. It's going to be pretty hard to survive in dire situations, such as fleeing from danger or fighting threats if you're going to be winded after 20 seconds of running. Of course, you can always be more healthy or less healthy than that, and you don't to be in the best shape possible like some body builder or model, but you do need to be properly fit in order to have higher chances of survival, because once SHTF, there's no time for breathers or water breaks. The trick … [Read more...] about Why a Low-Fat Diet Isn’t The Way to Go When Trying to Get Fit for SHTF
In SHTF situations, things get pretty tough, so you never know when you might mess up or get beaten by something. You just can't predict what could go wrong, but it easily can in a dire situation. And obviously, that's not good, because if things go awry, that opens a whole new door of bad possibilities. If your situation doesn't go your way, probably the worst thing aside from a major wound or death would be losing your gear or resources. Of course, no outcome is good, but that is very likely going to be the most detrimental. Without the … [Read more...] about 10 Awesome Survival Uses for Flour Sack Dishtowels
There are few things that are 100% factual and completely inarguable, but they are out there. Things like gravity exist, the sun is hot, and the fact that water is extremely important. And if you hadn't guessed, we're going to focus on that last point today. Whether in a survival situation or not, water keeps us alive. Without, we die faster than being without anything else. It could easily be debated that it's the most important resource, as it keeps us going all the time. Right now, many of us have water as a common commodity, or … [Read more...] about How Tons of Preppers Are Making Their Very Own Makeshift Water Storage Bags!
Out here on the internet, there's a ton of useful survival and prepping information. Every day, more people join the prepping community and decide to share whatever knowledge they've got with each other, so we all trade secrets and expand our survival and prepping repertoire. However, with so much information being spread and shared, there comes a lot of contradiction. It becomes hard to tell what's right and what's not. Your best bet is to trust websites and others more trusted sources, but in the end, it's all your call. And I don't … [Read more...] about Big Mistakes Many Preppers Make That MUST be Avoided
Nowadays, with the survival community constantly growing, there are so many skills and tricks we can learn. Every day, we come up with new things to help better our survival efficiency, and I definitely think it's a good thing. However, we're beginning to lose sight of the old classic skills, the ones we used to focus on so much. Now we've got so many unique or very specific skills that we have no time for the basics, the ones we learned when we were young or first got into survival. Yet there was a reason we learned those ones first, and … [Read more...] about The Right Way to Skin a Deer… This a Basic Survival Skill Everyone Should Learn!
Many of us have different views on the importance and usefulness on many things. In fact, it's quite hard to find something that everyone agrees on. However, I think I've found just the statement: fire is extremely useful. Maybe you disagree, but I doubt it. I mean, how could you? First off, it gives us warmth, allowing us to bear cold weather and not freeze to death. Additionally, it gives us light, and quite a lot at that, and not to mention it's a main way to cook food in a survival situation. Beyond that, it does much more, such as it … [Read more...] about (Video) Tricky Ways to Start Fires With Tons of Everyday Items
SHTF situations are always quite unpredictable. And we usually think of that in the sense of what will happen exactly and under what circumstances, but we focus less on the "when" it will happen. We'd all like it to occur with lots of warning while we're in our shelters and homes just after counting out a full storage supply of everything we need, but the thing is, we don't always get what we want. We know what to do when it happens on our home turf, in a familiar area with everything we need, but what do we do if it occurs when we're on … [Read more...] about (Video) These Survival Tricks For Chapstick Are Absolutely Genius!
I'm sure most of us are very familiar with this, but winter is never easy for survival and prepping. It brings a host of harsh conditions and violent weather that no other season can match, and that makes for an interesting attempt at surviving or prepping. Winter wreaks havoc all around, in all areas and aspects of survival, so it's quite hard to prevent or avoid unless you move to Cuba or some other tropical destination (but you're not going to do that, aren't you?). Essentially, it's hard to pinpoint any one thing to improve or fix when … [Read more...] about The Best Frost-Resistant Plants to Focus on Growing During the Early Spring
I'm sure we all know this, but SHTF situations are no game. They aren't fun, they aren't safe, and they aren't easy. You've got to be ready and tough, because only the best get through them. As for the rest, it's unfortunate to say, but chances are things won't go well for them. Let's not kid ourselves: people will die when SHTF. Not everybody, maybe not even most people, but there's a guarantee that some lives will be lost in a bad situation like that. However, no matter what the scenario is, there are many things that can cause death in a … [Read more...] about (Video) The 5 Most Likely Ways Someone Can Die in a Survival Situation Are Shocking
Water is one of the most valuable things on the planet. While it's so common and simple, without it, we're goners pretty fast. And it only becomes more important in a survival situation, because we have less help around us if we get dehydrated. So, survival situation, SHTF, or during a normal day, water is extremely important. Yet whether your pipes are broken, you live in a rural area, you're out in the wild, or it's during SHTF, you never know when your usual source of water will be gone. And when that happens, you know things just got … [Read more...] about (Video) Genius Quick-Deploying and Easy to Make Rain Catchment System Simply Using a Tarp!