February 2015

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    Is Your Firewood Dry

    Wet firewood will not burn properly. If you throw wet firewood on top of the fire, you might even lose your flame. Fortunately, you can check for wet firewood easily. Just follow a couple of tips and you won't get fooled by wet firewood again. Take a small piece of firewood and snap it. If it snaps cleanly through, it is dry. However, if it bends instead of snaps, it is wet. You will need to look elsewhere for firewood if it bends. You can also bang two p...

  • Get Strong for a Crisis with Early Morning Training

    You might like the idea of sleeping in, but sleeping in doesn’t bode well for your ability to survive during a crisis. If you are going to thrive in a crisis, you need to get out of bed and get to work. Part of that is getting up and working out early in the morning. Working out in the morning will help you get into great shape. Then, you will be ready to take on whatever comes your way during an emergency. Whenever you work out in the morning, your metabo...