Walk a Mile – Stocking up on Health
Host: Lynna “The Other Side… A Preppers Path”
Walk a mile in my shoes. Could you? Can you? Is it really all that important in the grand scheme of things? We have cars, bikes, buses, trains, planes, mopeds, and more to assist us in getting from one place to the other, so is it all that important if we can walk a mile, two, three or more? Physical fitness and good health go hand in hand and together are the first line of defense in any situation. Whether it’s a seasonal cold, a bump, scrape, break or a full scale natural disaster our ability to with stand attacks on our physical bodies can be the difference in surviving or not.
Our Nation as a whole is woefully over-weight with the incidence of obesity continues to grow not only in our adult population but continually increasing within our youth. United States Obesity Statistics: indicate 66% over 20 are overweight, 33% over 20 are obese, we Americans spent $145,645,000 on Weight-Loss (Jan. 1st to May 6th 2013) with an additional $240,000,000 spent on Healthcare Stemming from Obesity. It’s a scary trend as The American Heart Association (AHA), predicts that by 2030 total medical care costs could reach $861 to $957 billion. We worry about epidemics or pandemics of some wild strain of flu but most go about their daily lives completely oblivious to one of the largest threat to American society today. Continue reading Walk a Mile – Stocking up on Health