Archive for July, 2014

The US Military’s Introduction on Outdoor Winter Survival- Part II

July 25, 2014 8:25 pm0 comments
The US Military’s Introduction on Outdoor Winter Survival- Part II

Part I of this series detailed the food requirements needed in arctic environments.  One part that was noteworthy is the fact that you need more calories in extreme cold weather.  Now we will explore the overall damaging results of extreme cold. GENERAL EFFECTS OF COLD WEATHER   The issue of survival ends up being paramount when conditions become extreme and the temperature level drops. Under these conditions, you could have the tendency to withdraw emotionally, and not want to leave the warmth and protection of their shelter or tent. However, this will not work if you need to get work done. So, the treatment is physical activity.  And you must also attempt to continue to be alert and active. COCOON-LIKE EXISTENCE  When using several layers of clothing and covering your head you’ll, tend to withdraw within yourself and maintain a cocoon-like presence. When this happens, your hearing and eyesight is restricted, which can results in an accidents […]

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DIY Long Term Food Storage Cheat Sheet

July 21, 2014 11:29 pm0 comments
DIY Long Term Food Storage Cheat Sheet

Proper emergency food supplies is not just MRE’s. It’s also home canned foods.  Home canned foods not only good for you but are great long term food storage solutions.  First of all, for safekeeping you should keep your canned food in a location that’s cool, dry and keep your canned […]

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Disaster Survival Tactics: Your Life May Depend Upon It

July 6, 2014 6:54 pm0 comments
Disaster Survival Tactics:  Your Life May Depend Upon It

The chances of actually encountering a disaster are slim.  However, as long as the potential exists it’s important that you are prepared. If there were a major disaster today and you were trapped in your home would you be able to survive for a few days?  If you can’t answer […]

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The Ugly Truth About Self Defense

July 4, 2014 11:43 pm0 comments
The Ugly Truth About Self Defense

     We live in a dangerous and violent world. The police and other law enforcement agencies do an admirable job of protecting us, but they simply cannot be everywhere at once. If you truly want to do all that you can to ensure your safety, and the safety of […]

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Outdoor Survival Training: It Can Be The Difference Between Life and Death

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Outdoor Survival Training: It Can Be The Difference Between Life and Death

If you love the outdoors  learning outdoor survival skills is something that every responsible person needs to do. Granted, even though the chances of being placed in a real life survival situation may be remote it’s important that you prepare for just such a scenario. It’s much better to spend time […]

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Through Krav Maga Defend Yourself Like An Israeli Commando

July 1, 2014 5:36 pm0 comments
Through Krav Maga Defend Yourself Like An Israeli Commando

Krav Maga, an Israeli self defense means “close struggle” in Hebrew.  Emerich “Imi” Lichtenfled developed this fighting style during WWII in response to increase anti Semitism.  It was designed purely for hand-to-hand combat to be used in a kill or be killed situation.  So, there is not a sports aspect […]

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