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    Not a New Year's resolution I suppose but after...

    Not a New Year's resolution I suppose but after I'm home for Christmas, I will be ramping up my training to prepare for a Spartan Sprint that I'm doing with some of my kids in May of 2015. The upper...
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    -Gnolls Credo. It is a novel but with a...

    -Gnolls Credo. It is a novel but with a primal/paleo twist to it
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    All holidays in the USA, and in most of the rest...

    All holidays in the USA, and in most of the rest of the world, have become commercialized to one degree or another.

    Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, etc. all have big lead ups to...
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    I messed up a guy over the Johnny Cash version of...

    I messed up a guy over the Johnny Cash version of "Hurt". I'm an old metal head, still listen to the current stuff, like Nine Inch Nails. Guy was on my case about listening to that "evil devil...
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    My top ones: -Don't go to doctors -Don't take...

    My top ones:

    -Don't go to doctors
    -Don't take prescription medications
    -Don't take over-the-counter medications
    -Follow the "Hygiene Hypothesis"
    -Eat as close to paleo as possible
    -Have a...
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    There is a lot of conflicting data on if...

    There is a lot of conflicting data on if microwaves are safe or not. I rarely use mine and I don't use plastic when heating up food.

    But for me it is a matter of taste. Food just taste better...
  7. Thread: Walking?

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    My calves are pretty hard, my bodybuilding son...

    My calves are pretty hard, my bodybuilding son calls them "ridiculous" which is apparently a good thing. My thighs, no so much. Squats seem to help the thighs more IMHO.
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    Walking is my primary exercise because I can get...

    Walking is my primary exercise because I can get in a lot of steps at my work. I also use a weighted backpack a couple of times a week to increase the effort. My walking is through a mix of firm and...
  9. Just a sign of how weak and pathetic the human...

    Just a sign of how weak and pathetic the human race has become when words are painful to most people. It is both funny, and sad to go through Facebook and see the things the people get upset about...
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    I try to wear minimal clothes all the time. Soft...

    I try to wear minimal clothes all the time. Soft cotton gym shorts (well worn) with an old t-shirt while at home, only the gym shorts at night. When the weather gets cold, I may wear sweat pants...
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    Don't think so. Not sure that I would know if I...

    Don't think so. Not sure that I would know if I was sleepwalking since I live by myself most of the time. Have yet to wake up with unidentified stains on the pillow but you never know.
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    You would think so, wouldn't you?

    You would think so, wouldn't you?
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    Same here. No soap. Only lick off the brown stuff...

    Same here. No soap. Only lick off the brown stuff if I know for sure what the brown stuff is. Even I have my limits.
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    Works for me, your mileage may vary.

    Works for me, your mileage may vary.
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    My favorite part of that article was this. ...

    My favorite part of that article was this.



    I read this post this morning and thought about it while driving back and forth to Cairo (damn pain in the ass banking business). I was thinking...
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    I'm 59 and feel pretty good. Not in the shape...

    I'm 59 and feel pretty good. Not in the shape that I want to be but pretty damn good.

    What is sad is seeing people half my age in much worse physical condition. Just not supposed to be that way.
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    Dammit, yea. The vaccines not the diseases. Note...

    Dammit, yea. The vaccines not the diseases. Note to self, proof read your responses before submitting.
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    I have wondered if we are doing a disservice to...

    I have wondered if we are doing a disservice to children by vaccinating against common childhood diseases. I got the usual ones when I was growing, polio, smallpox, etc. The MMR vaccine was later and...
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    I don't get flu shots, I don't take any...

    I don't get flu shots, I don't take any medications, OTC or Rx. I don't get sick, go figure.

    Last vaccination I had was when I mobilized to Egypt 6 years ago and they gave me rabies vaccination,...
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    They sell Pop Tarts here in Egypt. No pork and...

    They sell Pop Tarts here in Egypt. No pork and they are the imported from the US version. One of the more shameful exports of the US, junk food. Most of what is sold over here is US brands.
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    Ran across this article about the US dropping...

    Ran across this article about the US dropping high calorie foods, including Pop Tarts, in Afghanistan.

    As bombs fall, so does food aid - Baltimore Sun

    From the article:



    My first two...
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    Not exercise equipment but diet related. Talk...

    Not exercise equipment but diet related. Talk about an unfortunate choice of brand names! I remember my mom having these things.

    http://www.spscriptorium.com/Season6/ayds.jpg
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    My 91 year old mom is living with us now, has...

    My 91 year old mom is living with us now, has been for almost a year. She lives off of Lean Cuisine meals and decaf coffee. Due to a past smoking history, she is on oxygen and uses a walker some.
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    ^this^ there are times that the whole PB thing...

    ^this^ there are times that the whole PB thing gets complicated by people who feel that it needs to be complicated to work. And it really is as simple as it seems.

    And a couple of more:

    -If it...
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    I don't go to doctors. I don't take medications....

    I don't go to doctors. I don't take medications. And I'm doing just fine thank you. And no, I have never had a colonoscopy and don't ever intend to have one.

    But as above, YMMV. I'm my own guinea...
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