3 degrees got up to 33 yesterday bright sunshine people in good mood, gym full, bald grandfather wearing black nylon shorts walking grand daughter into grocery store.
Lots of old farts on medicare in the gym looking much healthier than those who do not work out.
Doctor’s wives and medical professionals are meticulously groomed and keep in shape at that gym that I use when university is shut down 1 month for Xmas.
Lots of medical around here, maybe the best in the USA.
I have not turned on the heater this winter and did not use air conditioner last summer although it got quite warm.
Human body is designed to cope with weather changes, both during the day, and thru 4 seasons.
I have been outdoor active all my life to the extreme – swim in freezing water, ski, skate, walk in hot humid sunny air, etc.
Feels good if done right and not too extreme that can be fatal.
Learn your body and follow your genetic destiny.
Use it or lose it.
We have 4 seasons around here, a little cooler than USA average, fairly good year round.
I could easily live in a colder environment and/or a hotter environment
Lubbock Texas has altitude 3333′ and wider swings in temperature.
Was not bad at all when I was a child near there.
Thin dry air, bright sun even Xmas.
Farther south than here which is also bright sun Xmas.
Burn germs to death in the summer.
Freeze germs to death in the winter.
Lubbock Texas Tech Large university with medical, law, engineering and everything on one beautiful campus in a less overpopulated area of Texas.
Windy clean air, huge oil money.
North Plains are healthy due to wide swings in temperature and the active outdoor population that lives there.
Farm work in the middle of winter, ice fishing, ski, etc. Like Boston NH VT….
Google: scott carney what doesnt kill us
On the heels of the paleo diet comes a new claim: taking on the physical challenges of the environment faced by our prehistoric ancestors can undo what easy calories and effortless comfort have done to our bodies—made them fat, lazy, and weak.
In his latest book, investigative journalist and anthropologist Carney expands on his 2014 Playboy piece, “The Iceman Cometh,” in which he profiled Dutch fitness guru Wim Hof and
experienced Hof’s strenuous training methods, some of which involve exposing the near-naked body to snow and icy water.
At first skeptical, Carney became convinced by the changes he experienced in his own body.
The narrative is filled with personal details that will engage, astonish, and even repel readers.
Expanding on his unnerving close-up account, the author also examines the research being done on the role of brown adipose tissue in the body and a variety of military and sports medicine training practices.
He cites the anecdotal evidence of people who have placed their faith in Hof and are convinced that his techniques have changed, if not saved, their lives—e.g.,
sufferers of Parkinson’s disease, Crohn’s disease, and rheumatoid arthritis.
As a climax to his account, Carney describes how, stripped to the waist, he accompanied Hof on a climb to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak.
the author asserts that his experiences showed him that “exposure to cold helps reconfigure the cardiovascular system, combat autoimmune malfunctions, and is a pretty darned good method to simply lose weight.”