October 28, 2016

I have a Confession to Make

October 13, 2011 aptprepper 4

I few months back, I had gotten myself into shape enough to go backpacking (See Fitness Reality Check, Testing Out Our Gear).   As far as I can tell, I succeeded in the goal, and was able to haul a backpack weighing over 35 pounds up a mountain.  (See Backpacking Weekend article series). Wanting to stay in shape, I kept up the exercise routine for a few weeks after the backpacking trip. Then the long miserable summer hit and slowly the […]

Fitness Reality Check

October 21, 2010 aptprepper 9

Last night my husband was showing me how to handle a rifle.  I have had some experience target shooting with a pistol, but this time he wanted to make sure I know how to hold the rifle and use the scope properly.   The rifle was about three lbs., plus a couple of lbs for the scope.  We practiced positioning it correctly, aiming and carrying it around properly.  This morning I woke up and my arms and shoulders were sore.  We […]