This plays well into a conversation I had with a friend last week. If things get nasty, how confident are you in your ability to save yourself and provide assistance to those around you? How does your current fitness level stack up to those around you?
Mark Sisson has a good post comparing different standards for military, police, etc... The Daily Apple is a great blog for your rotation.
"Life shouldn’t be hard work unless you make it so. Everyday activities shouldn’t be struggles. Basic fitness should be like breathing – it should be second nature."
"Get comfortable with being uncomfortable" - OPT
Angel going heavy overhead (Catalyst Athletics)