Why Getting in Shape Should be Part of Your Apocalypse Preparations
The Survival Mom
Many of you
read TheSurvivalMom blog
may be familiar with the program on National Geographic, called
Doomsday Preppers. This show is an examination of the
lives of real preppers who are all trying to get their
preparations in order before the inevitable apocalypse.
The show has
survival experts that rate the preparations of the featured survivalists
and then they are rated based on their particular preparedness level.
If you have ever watched this program, you will surely know that
the majority of these preppers as they are called, are
physically out of shape and not physically in any condition to tackle
something as grandiose as surviving doomsday.
How do these
people expect to survive some sort of apocalyptic doomsday scenario
when they look like they are one doughnut away from a quadruple
of them may have extensive preparations, they often overlook the
very real importance of being in peak physical condition. If the
apocalypse really were to occur and these severely out of shape
people were actually forced to leave their homes, how could they
really expect to, head for the hills?
out of shape doomsday preppers really hack it if they needed to
march miles into the wilderness and live off the land?
If you were
really forced to abandon your home because of some disaster of apocalyptic
proportions, the reality is you will be essentially reduced to the
role of a refugee. Your days would be consumed by your constant
wandering, searching for supplies, resources
and whatever food you could be lucky enough to come across. To survive
in these conditions the reality is that you will be forced to hunt
and gather your food which requires you to be physically fit.
How could you
be severely out of shape and expect to sow crops, defend yourself
from external threats and perform the intensely physical tasks that
are required for survival, like chopping firewood or walking extremely
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