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by 0 · March 21, 2014 at 7:06 PM

Do you have any suggestions on where I can find organic cotton clothing and more minimalist shoes without breaking the bank? Thanks in advance!

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mammal 0 · March 07, 2014 at 3:56 AM

On organic clothing: Fair indigo sells affordable organic clothing. Their sale prices are especially friendly. http://www.fairindigo.com/Clothing-Men/b/6482689011?ie=UTF8&title=Clothing Loomsgate sells organic cotton and bamboo... (more)

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by 383 · May 13, 2013 at 2:03 PM

Right now, around the world, there are people who cannot afford access to basic nutrition. This is not simply something that happens in Africa. This weekend I spent teaching a seminar at the local food bank on how to eat healthy when living on... (more)

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thegiantess 0 · May 13, 2013 at 2:03 PM

I agree that Paleo is a wealthy guy's solution to... just about everything. And if not wealthy... privileged i.e., educated, white, etc. But there are some steps that can be taken. I agree with RK above and commented on her insights. One solution... (more)

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by 14507 · July 25, 2012 at 10:14 PM

So, for a while now, I've had this strange desire to minimalize my diet, and rid of anything that's superfluous. Also, to be honest, I don't always enjoy eating complicated meals. On a little experiment, for the past 7 days I've only been... (more)

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by 1768 · April 25, 2013 at 2:41 AM

Just wondering, if you had to minimize the diversity of your diet, and were forced to live on only 4 foods, which would they be? Curious to see what people pick and what your reasoning is behind it.

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Serena_2 0 · April 25, 2013 at 2:15 AM

salmon beef spinach coffee

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by 659 · July 07, 2012 at 8:54 AM

Quick question; Just come off a 6 month phase working up my running/cardio ability for a work based role. Little to say it didn't work out. Currently have a 9:30min 2.4k and are looking to hold onto it with as little running as possible. Trying... (more)

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kwnos 0 · July 07, 2012 at 8:54 AM

why not Interval training ?

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by 5 · August 11, 2013 at 7:43 AM

Im determined to get into sleeping on the floor. I live in an apartment with hardwood floors. Im thinking about getting a japanese futon but before I do I want to try out sleeping on the floor with something cheaper thats also available in a... (more)

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Trevor_4 0 · August 11, 2013 at 7:43 AM

I have a friend who always buys a memory foam topper and just puts that on the floor. He can't sleep on anything else and he can take it with him when spending the night somewhere. Says it's the best sleep he's ever had.

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by 255 · January 15, 2013 at 8:37 AM

Hey friends. I currently wear minimalist, zero-drop Merrell running shoes with vibram soles for my workouts. I'm looking for a new pair of shoes, and am weighing the options between fivefingers and inov8's. Has anybody used either or both? Any... (more)

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Drew_2 0 · March 05, 2012 at 9:29 PM

Inov-8s are better for CrossFit simply because there are certain high impact things that are difficult to do with Vibrams (I've tried both). Take for instance high repetition box jumps, Vibrams aren't very good for this as they have very little... (more)

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by 40 · February 16, 2012 at 4:10 AM

As an avid, yet not extreme, minimalist, I am trying to figure out the following question: What are the items that are most necessary for starting to live Paleo? What group of items would cover most of my needs for the least money? example:... (more)

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Charles_1 0 · February 15, 2012 at 7:41 PM

Hey Guys, I just wanted to thank you for your input. This has been really helpful! Especially the stuff about the teflon... any tips on eggs without a teflon pan? Please continue to add if you have more ideas. Again I really appreciate your... (more)

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by 368 · February 13, 2012 at 11:54 AM

I've read a lot of great cooking advice on here, and I'm quite a fair cook myself, but also a starving minimalist in a tiny NYC apartment and therefore easily frustrated with using a lot of appliances/cleaning/maintaining etc... I'm going to try... (more)

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Eric_12 0 · February 13, 2012 at 1:51 AM

I really like a medium pan for boiling water for my hard boiled eggs.

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by 361 · January 27, 2012 at 4:22 AM

Zero drop and the whole shoe is one fabric, no stitchings on top.

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HeatherC 0 · January 13, 2012 at 3:24 AM

I have found the Minimus shoes to be too narrow, I can't wear them - I wonder if the new model will be different.

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by 453 · July 28, 2011 at 6:33 PM

I'm asking because I thought I was taking the transition fairly slowly (three weeks of only walking in them, then only 2 miles running at a time), but still ended up with a very painful stress fracture on the top of my 2nd metatarsal (and a... (more)

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BearClaw 0 · July 28, 2011 at 6:18 PM

I have been making the transition to minimal for the past three years and the most I will do in a minimal shoes (NB Minimus) is 4 miles. All of the rest of my mileage is in an MT101 for trail and MR1400 for road. Those maybe considered minimal to... (more)

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by 22684 · April 19, 2013 at 7:35 PM

So looking at everything else minimalist, yet unable to comfortably sleep on just the floor, I decided to shift to the minimalist bed. I'm now using a high quality dense futon. Not the cheap soft wallyworld special. It is amazing. Its like... (more)

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Mimi_1 0 · April 19, 2013 at 7:35 PM

Mattresses make me feel like my body is being swallowed! I like sleeping in "hard" surfaces. After weeks of sleeping on the living room floor over an exercise mat and a blanket, my husband finally listened to my pleas and got rid of our... (more)