Living Ready is a special project of Gun Digest. Through magazines, books and online content, it explores the challenges and triumphs of survival and preparedness for the everyday person. New print issues are published twice per year and available at select newsstands only.

Topics covered include: Training to be suitably armed to survive threats (natural or man-made) against themselves, their loved ones and their community; putting a sound emergency preparedness plan into place; safely storing food, and gathering gear necessary to our survival; growing our own food, and canning and preserving that food; hunting for food, and then preparing and storing the catch; raising small animals such as chickens, rabbits, or pygmy goats; identifying and using natural remedies for everyday problems and chores.

This Online Course from Living Ready University provides secrets from globe-trotting journalist Vincent Zandri on how to travel safely far from home.

Travel Safely Outside the Country

Check out these in-depth resources from Living Ready University on how to travel safely while far from home, including disasters, health and lots more.


Share This: Guide to the Best Firewood

Here's a guide to the best firewood for heating, cooking and smoking. Explore the best firewood by pounds/cord, heat rating, smoke fragrance and more.

Here are five good reasons to butcher deer yourself.

5 Reasons to Butcher Deer Yourself

Thinking of sending that deer to a processor? Here are five reasons to butcher deer yourself for the best venison possible. Butchering deer is rewarding.


6 Tips for Fire Prevention Month

October is Fire Prevention Month. Use these six tips to quickly make your home safer and drastically reduce the chances of a fire.