The theme for the January 2014 issue of PREPARE Magazine offers information and resources on Health Preparedness and the need to get prepared with your health and Fitness. Having good health is vital in being able to handle the stress and difficulty of a potential emergency or disaster situation. We offer some great resources and information to help you begin now.
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The new calendar year has begun. New goals are set. New plans, hopes and strategies are on the horizon. This time of year is always a good time to assess what is working and what isn’t working in our preparedness efforts.
The focus of the January 2014 Digital Issue of PREPARE Magazine may seem cliché, but nonetheless it is a topic that needs to be addressed from and for the mindset of those of us who hope to be more self-sustainable: Prepare Your Health and Fitness. The topics of our health and our fitness are often not addressed while trying to learn skills, plan long-term food options, follow the political climate, and generally prepare for what external sources may bring upon our lives. But this cliché topic for the New Year is a vital key to handling the changes to life ahead and needs to be addressed. So we are happy to address it with, of course, a preparedness slant.
Many folks are still in the midst of winter weather. So while you’re out there preparing to survive and practicing your skills, focus on your health by learning the difference of Frostbite vs. Hypothermia. Also, at any time, but especially in the cold weather, it is important to care for your feet by Putting Your Best Foot Forward. If taking preventative and natural medical health into your own hands tops your resolutions this year, you’ll enjoy the Review of the Essential Survival Guide. Storage food can often lack nutrients. So, What are You Going to Eat to stay healthy now that you’ve stocked up?
Being healthy gives us an advantage in survival situations. Are you as Fit as a Fiddle? Maybe this is the year your take the steps toward Becoming Fit to Survive! In doing so, you may want to Find the Martial Arts School that’s Right for You. Achieving the goal of better health and fitness does take time, a change of habits and diligence. Perhaps an additional lesson can be learned in the new series of Apache Knife Fighting & Battle Tactics: The Impatient Snake. This particular story not only teaches a skill but an important life-lesson; to not give up too quickly simply because we are impatient.
As many of us know, our physical fitness level does prove the idiom: Use It or Lose It. But the unique approach of using a Bug-out Bag for fitness training can help you maintain or regain better fitness. We are intricately and wonderfully created to have each aspect of life affect another. So fitness is not only localized to the physical. It is important to Prepare a Fit Body, Mind and Spirit for the journey the New Year ahead.
Making your health and fitness a top priority in 2014 can boost your preparedness efforts tremendously. That’s what we hope to accomplish with every issue of PREPARE Magazine; to encourage you to stay the course. So that this topic, when put into action, will enhance all the other areas in which you hope to be more prepared.
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