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You cannot get around being healthy. It doesn’t matter what community you belong to, what they tell you or what things you have to protect you. If you aren’t healthy you are starting your prepping journey behind the 8 ball. In fact, you should focus all your power on getting fit before even worrying about buying food storage. Who cares about food storage if you have 40 extra pounds on you? It may sound a bit scathing but you probably don’t realize how at risk you are if you are seriously overweight.
This is a great article on the topic of physical fitness. Its a vital piece of the puzzle. You have to be able to deal with the physical stresses of survival. Imagine how you might feel after working all day to clear debris, fend off attackers and knowing you have to stand watch all night as well?