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by 787 · about 9 hours ago

I feel that being out in nature is highly important for physical & mental health, for myself being out in nature is as big a part of paleo/primal lifestyle as the diet itself What do you all do to make sure your getting your dose of fresh... (more)

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AmberKat 0 · April 25, 2013 at 5:26 PM

I love hitting the trail with my dog! She likes to take her time, which always makes me stop and appreciate my surroundings. I love to take some deep breaths, take in the scenery, and sometimes I even pray. So relaxing. I also think gardening... (more)

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by 610 · about 9 hours ago

Inspired by my relative I want to start sleeping outside. The easiest and cheapest way to do this is to just set up on my screened porch. I may not be on the ground, but I'll get plenty of fresh air. I will also avoid having to do a tick check... (more)

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sniderman 0 · May 17, 2012 at 8:49 PM

I'd go for the porch - propane is heavier than air, so it should sink to ground level and dissipate harmlessly. But, I'd also call the propane guy or gal and have the tanks checked.

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by 15 · about 9 hours ago

Hi guys, I've already posted this to reddit and though I'd try here to see if I got any more responses - really want to see whether his is a viable idea so would appreciate any comments :o) I've got this idea that I've started looking into and I... (more)

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Travis_Culp 0 · November 14, 2011 at 10:55 PM

During the time of year where you'd want to wear a jacket, the amount of UV is minimal and not at the optimal spectrum for D synthesis. For the rest of the year, you'd be better off just not wearing a shirt. If you're at a really high latitude,... (more)

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by 60 · about 9 hours ago

Hi Everyone! I'm heading off hiking for a couple of weeks and hate the idea of regressing to the standard pasta+oats/granola+refined sugar kind of diet. However, the food needs to keep up with the punishment it will receive in my pack as opposed... (more)

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Tim_Rangitsch 0 · May 08, 2011 at 3:41 AM

Pemmican! Make your own (http://www.dannyroddy.com/main/2009/5/10/upping-production-or-how-i-have-become-a-one-man-pemmican-fa.html), or buy some from US Wellness Meats. I recently saw some Banff Film Festival films and was sorta shocked by the... (more)

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by 385 · about 9 hours ago

I was wondering if anyone in the Paleo community happens to work as a field guide for a wilderness therapy company. The companies I have looked at are pretty strict with diet (field guides eat what the students eat) and thus eating Paleo would be... (more)

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WayfinderAli 0 · April 29, 2011 at 10:42 PM

You'll have a hard time. I've been working in the field for 6 years and its really hard to stay paleo out there. It takes LOTS of planning and creativity. Me and my boyfriend Tony (known here as StaticEnergy) are both wilderness guides. The food... (more)

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by 3268 · about 10 hours ago

Has anyone read Caesar's Commentary on the Gallic Wars? His discussions of the (paleo) Germanic tribes is very interesting. Meat? Check. Raw dairy? Check. Cold baths? Check. Plenty of time outdoors? Check. Great physical size, strength, and... (more)

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ChenZhen 0 · July 08, 2010 at 6:50 PM

Another interesting Quote: Compared to the Jurched [Chinese] soldiers, the Mongols were much healthier and stronger. The Mongols consumed a steady diet of meat, milk, yogurt, and other dairy products, and they fought men who lived on ... gruel... (more)

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by 0 · October 24, 2014 at 4:41 AM

So, I'm going to lightning in a bottle tomorrow and I just realized most of the vendors will be vegetarian. For those of you who are not familiar with LiB, it's basically like a smaller Burning Man... I'll be camping. I'm going to have limited... (more)

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BGottfried 0 · July 10, 2013 at 7:00 PM

I'd definitely count on the jerky and tuna/sardines. Don't worry about salt intake for that short of a period; do be sure to get jerky without soy sauce in it though (if you don't tolerate gluten well). On the vegetarian note, quinoa is a pretty... (more)

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by 6229 · October 24, 2014 at 3:50 AM

Okay not to ask whether this is Paleo (LOL :). Can anyone attest to the practicality and precision of this product??!! Marketing hype or really useful? http://www.shewee.ca/ Shewee - the revolutionary device that is changing women???s lives. No... (more)

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coprophagous 0 · January 27, 2012 at 5:00 PM

yes i have seen them years ago, if it were a good idea it would be main stream, pardon the pun.

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by 10294 · October 23, 2014 at 3:07 AM

Do any of you have any personal anecdotes, or from your children of Nature Deficit Disorder? Any positive changes by being outdoors more often? Any negative changes by moving, ... There is a great website for children called the Children and... (more)

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WayfinderAli 0 · January 18, 2011 at 3:36 AM

My degree is in outdoor recreation. I've worked as a adventure instructor and backcountry guide for several years and will be headed overseas shortly to an awesome outdoor job. When I have to leave an awesome outdoor seasonal job to go back... (more)

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by 3268 · October 23, 2014 at 3:03 AM

I hiked the Old Rag Mountain trail in Shenandoah National Park (Virginia) with some buddies on Saturday. The last quarter mile or so to the summit is all jumping from rock to rock, squeezing through crevices, finding hand-holds to haul yourself... (more)

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Fearsclave 0 · November 21, 2010 at 5:24 PM

You could try actual hunting. Small game hunting with a shotgun is an interesting combination of walking over varied terrain, with possibly even a bit of scrambling, plus, depending on gun, you're carrying the eqivalent of a 6-8lb barbell, not to... (more)

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by 1336 · October 22, 2014 at 3:56 AM

Not the excuse "Ohhh it's toooo coooold". That's a matter of comfort and comfort is ephemeral. I am, however, wondering if there are ACTUAL repercussions/bonuses to training in the cold. I ask this because I'm about to go outback and do some... (more)

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jake_16 0 · January 14, 2013 at 5:13 PM

as long as your mobility is okay (yeah that's the word you have to use now for flexibility, every since the 'stretching is teh devilz' police showed up), i don't think it's a problem. if you can take the joints, tendons & tissues through the... (more)

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by 35 · October 20, 2014 at 3:17 AM

So, I'm an outdoor guide in California. I work with kids who have learning disabilities and am guiding them on adventures all over. I cannot eat my own foods....I repeat I cannot eat my own foods. These kids are the type that if I'm eating... (more)

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Allie 0 · July 08, 2011 at 4:06 AM

... so you are helping kids with learning disabilities (which I laud you for) ... but their diet? Um, I doubt that a SAD diet will do anything but hinder their progress. Option 1: Talk to the coordinator/supervisor/person in charge about their... (more)

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by 3509 · October 20, 2014 at 3:10 AM

I have read about the amazing properties of vitamin D (in particular D3) for heart protection and against such ailments as winter depression, etc. I understand that for people living in cold winter areas or for people who never spend time outdoors... (more)

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Dexter 0 · March 02, 2011 at 3:22 PM

Dr Tourgeman Nephrologist..kidney Doc...practices in Fort Lauderdale. He has stated that almost all his patients are deficient in Vit D3 even though they all live in Florida. Most people everywhere coverup and use sunblock due to skin cancer... (more)

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