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Old 11-18-2018, 09:40 PM
 
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18 years is nothing. Been a gymmer for 35+ years, at least twice a week and often 5 times a week.
But I enjoy it and always have.
That is great. 35 years several times a week and probably at least an hour each time. That really adds up. Have you done the equivalent to improve your knowledge and critical thinking?
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Old 11-19-2018, 03:15 AM
 
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18 years is nothing. Been a gymmer for 35+ years, at least twice a week and often 5 times a week.
But I enjoy it and always have.
it's enough that i hate it already lol
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Old 11-19-2018, 03:17 AM
 
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How so?

I know three vegans. One is my 20 yr old daughter, and she's gained a lot of weight and muscle since adopting this diet a couple years ago. College student, works out at the gym regularly, and eats a lot! Not much fake meat either, though she did make a dish utilizing jackfruit instead of pork-Pulled Jackfruit?-that was pretty good.

The other two are very healthy young adults, 30 somethings, more active than most people their age.
One of them you'd probably never guess by looking at him because he's a husky guy over 200 lbs.
The other would fit the profile as she's a small, thin woman about 100 lbs. Try keeping up with her though! She's a real dynamo.
the ones i knew let themselves to get to skinny . they looked drawn and shapeless for guys .

if they stood sideways and stuck their tongue out they would look like a zipper
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Old 11-19-2018, 03:19 AM
 
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My husband and I love any dishes made from jackfruit. It’s so chewed, it’s like meat.
i don't think i can eat something called JACKFRUIT .

it reminds me of jack in the box's special JACK SAUCE .

when you asked what was in it , they said it's a secret ,we can't tell you .
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Old 11-19-2018, 05:51 AM
 
Location: NC Piedmont
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Sheep roams around in the hills in England. Nothing unnatural about it. I can see beef, you need to raise it. Some people eat goat meat, I see them in my local supermarket. They also roam around freely.
What crops are grown on the land where they roam? The big issues with meat production are land and water use from an efficiency stand point.
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Old 11-19-2018, 05:51 AM
 
Location: Williamsburg, VA
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We try to eat a mostly plant-based diet, and are pretty careful about cutting down on sugar, salt, and breads when we can. When we do eat meat, we usually have chicken or fish, although we've been known to have an occasional lean bit of beef.

Cutting way back on meat sugar, salt and breads has helped us lose weight and feel healthier. But, I do think you can overdo it. We have friends who went 100% vegan. They don't even drink milk or eat cheese. At first they looked great, but as the months are passing the husband doesn't seem to be as vigorous as he once was. He seems a little too thin, and he brags about how he often "forgets to eat at all" some days. I hope he's healthy, but I have my doubts. The wife seems to be faring a little better. She's lost some weight, but doesn't yet look thin. The thing that worries me about her, though, is she doesn't seem as energetic as she once was. We used to take Zumba classes together, but now she can't complete a class. She also makes excuses to get out of the walking club that regularly does a 2-mile circuit around the neighborhood, and she used to love this walk. She seems very irritable these days.
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Old 11-19-2018, 05:52 AM
 
Location: NC Piedmont
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That is great. 35 years several times a week and probably at least an hour each time. That really adds up. Have you done the equivalent to improve your knowledge and critical thinking?
Dpes arguing with people on the internet count?
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Old 11-19-2018, 08:42 AM
 
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That is great. 35 years several times a week and probably at least an hour each time. That really adds up. Have you done the equivalent to improve your knowledge and critical thinking?
I have been a programmer/systems analyst for 30+ years and also a system admin for the last 12 or so. Improving my knowledge and critical thinking is actually part of my job.
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Old 11-19-2018, 09:21 AM
 
Location: SoCal
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What crops are grown on the land where they roam? The big issues with meat production are land and water use from an efficiency stand point.
You are talking about California when it comes to efficiency of water use and land, in England there’s no water necessary. Maybe this year it was a bit dry. But you can’t grow at these hills anyway. That’s why they are used to raise sheep,

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Old 11-19-2018, 10:40 AM
 
Location: Land of the Great Bears
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i don't think i can eat something called JACKFRUIT .

it reminds me of jack in the box's special JACK SAUCE .

when you asked what was in it , they said it's a secret ,we can't tell you .
LOL. Content of Jackfruit isn't an industry secret. Name is an English bastardization of native word for it.

If not interested in eating, maybe you could do some weight lifting exercises with the whole fruits, as they're huge. 60 lbs is the max, I believe.
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