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  1. Thread: Zoo Trips

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    Re: Zoo Trips

    I think the whole argument is oversimplified though.
    To me it's not a black and white issue. I personally don't like the idea of zoos but almost every single one of these conservationists who are...
  2. Thread: Zoo Trips

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    Re: Zoo Trips

    And yet the paradox is that some folk say they'd be quite happy to see a species become extinct rather than see them in an environment that is not 'natural'!
  3. Thread: Zoo Trips

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    Re: Zoo Trips

    Though not 100% behind that i would kinda lean in favour of the sentiment!:D

    My veganism does nothing for the planet really, if i look at the greater picture.
    People heavily involved in...
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    Re: What are you eating right now? (2)

    Funnily enough i just had about 300g of fresh ones!:D
  5. Thread: Obesity in U.S.

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    Re: Obesity in U.S.

    Obviously there's a fortunate few that got 6 numbers and the bonus ball in the aesthetic genetics department, think yerself lucky, lol!:D
  6. Thread: Obesity in U.S.

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    Re: Obesity in U.S.

    Yeh, i often wonder how difficult it must be in Sweden if you arn't drop dead gorgeous!!!

    Although, saying that, looking at maself and everyone i know in Scotland i think the vikings just dropped...
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    Re: Let's get fit and healthy together (2)

    It is quite amazing the buzz you get sometimes from climbing compared to some other sports.
    Maybe the adrenaline rush has something to do with it? That, and the feeling of accomplishment when you've...
  8. Thread: Obesity in U.S.

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    Re: Obesity in U.S.

    ^ Sorry to put a dampener on yer optimism but here is an interesting piece from one of George Monbiots blogs, one which i really agree with

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    Basically not many people will make a drastic...
  9. Thread: Obesity in U.S.

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    Re: Obesity in U.S.

    Mexico's catching up.
    An interesting read here!


    September 2, 2009 by Jennifer Brandt
    Filed under Health
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  10. Thread: Obesity in U.S.

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    Re: Obesity in U.S.

    I'm sure i read that Scotland has just overtaken the US in obesity in under 12's!
  11. Thread: Nan Bread

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    Re: Nan Bread

    Loads of Sainsburys up here, but supermarkets own arnae a patch on these ones i bought!
    They were soft to tear, not cardboardy at all, and kept the moisture and flavour real well, even when grilled...
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    Re: Let's get fit and healthy together (2)

    Cheers, feeling far better now, dunno what it was but it lasted 4 days which is a long time to be as ill as that, lol.
    Went climbing for 2 hours on Sunday and been to the gym yesterday and today,...
  13. Thread: Nan Bread

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    Re: Nan Bread

    It was just from the small Asian shop round the corner, they do all sorts of various breads from many different companies, but this is by far the best i've had. Better even than the 'Mrs Unis' ones!...
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    Re: What's your favorite fruit?

    Blueberries and Honeydew Melons!
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    Re: Let's get fit and healthy together (2)

    I have been so ill since Sunday, have eaten about 3 pieces of fruit since then.
    Thankfully all the gym work i'd been doing up till then has kinda helped the fact that the 3/4 stone i've lost in 5...
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    Re: Vegan Slimming Supplements

    ^ She's your mum, that's what they do, lol!
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    Re: Vegan Slimming Supplements

    They will be helping, no doubt. Problem is they charge you $100 for edible plant fiber which is probably costing them around $10.
    A fresh apple and a banana will give you 1/4 of your daily dose...
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    Re: Anyone exercise at home?

    That should work out at about 1lb weight loss per week in calories burned.
    How long you been doing this?
  19. Thread: Nan Bread

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    Re: Nan Bread

    It can be spelt either way!:D

    Last night i used one as a pizza base, scraping of marge on it, some passata, sliced mushrooms and sliced onions, tiny bit of garlic, some mixed herbs, grilled for a...
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    Re: Anyone exercise at home?

    Exercise should be fun, it should never be a chore!

    And, as for the punch bag, there really is no better thing to have hanging in the house/garden/garage! Until you've hit a bag till you can't...
  21. Thread: Nan Bread

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    Nan Bread

    Just had the best Garlic and Corriander nan bread from a company called the Clay Oven Bakery ltd!!!! 1.79 for 3, tasty as anything!:thumbsup:
  22. Thread: Bodybuilding

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    Re: Bodybuilding

    My point was that it's a sad indictment of modern living where 25 kg is deemed too heavy for a healthy adult male to lift safely!:D
    I spent years lifting stuff for a living, mainly up and down...
  23. Thread: Bodybuilding

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    Re: Bodybuilding

    I'm sure the last Health and Safety directive i saw was anything over 25kg is a two man lift!!!!!
    Ridiculous, lol!
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    Re: Let's get fit and healthy together (2)

    So walking around in a sauna is a good way to lose weight?:D
  25. Re: Which significant person would you like to become vegan overnight?

    You would think so, but it appears not!:(
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    Re: Wanting to gain weight

    Here's something of interest i just found!!



    http://www.ivu.org/faq/nutrition.html
  27. Re: Which significant person would you like to become vegan overnight?

    I can't even think of a vegetarian footballer let alone a vegan one.


    Hmmmm, Phil Babb and Robbie Earl and, before that, Stanley Mathews!!!!
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    Re: Wanting to gain weight

    Excellent, lol!
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    Re: Let's get fit and healthy together (2)

    ^ You wont cycle 10/15 miles straight away anyway, build up to that, a mile or 2 the first day, 2 to 3 the second and so on!:thumbsup:
    By a week or so you will be doing that amount, the important...
  30. Thread: Bodybuilding

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    Re: Bodybuilding

    I would say runners and cyclists may very well use their 'hobby' in a practical day to day thing for getting to work say.(and maybe swimmers too, if they work along the canal or on an island :D)
    I...
  31. Re: Pain-free animals could take suffering out of farming!

    ^^
    Dont feel depressed, it's just a theory put forward by someone for future food production. It won't happen.
    We are far more likely to see meat grown in vats than GM animals who 'feel no pain'!
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    Re: Let's get fit and healthy together (2)

    ^Cycling 15 miles in an hour will burn off roughly 800 calories, 10 miles 540 calories.
    So if you work out how many calories you need per day to function (basal metabolic rate), stick to eating...
  33. Re: Pain-free animals could take suffering out of farming!

    Ignoring the problem of worldwide meat consumption doubling in the next 30 years wont make it go away, i wish it would, but it wont.
    People have to talk about solutions, however much we personally...
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    Re: Totally bizarre or weird news stories thread

    http://uk.news.yahoo.com/5/20090903/twl-japan-s-first-lady-ufo-took-me-to-ve-3fd0ae9.html

    :eek::D
  35. Re: Which significant person would you like to become vegan overnight?

    Not always, David Attenborough has probably done more than anyone on the planet to highlight the effects of humans on the animal kingdom and, more recently, the changing climate!

    Anyway, to pick...
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    Re: The creepy crawly questions

    Funnily enough, one of the biggest spiders i've ever seen crawled right over my face the other day when i was sitting at the computer, lol.
    I saw something out the corner of my eye and just thought...
  37. Thread: Pittsburgh

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    Re: Pittsburgh

    I think that's the place i was meant to be going to as a treat on the Sunday, but we ended up at a huge party in a warehouse place that went on all night (i vaguely remember playing basketball with...
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    Re: Non leather, animal friendly sports equipment

    Got my new climbing shoes yesterday!!!
    Ahhhhh........so comfy compared to my old ones, lol!

    http://i31.tinypic.com/2ijm8vn.jpg
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    Re: Let's get fit and healthy together (2)

    Is that a bike in the gym?
    Just wondering as i noticed they have calorie counters on the screen with the ones i use, (not that i'm too calorie conscious but it's interesting to see what the...
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    Re: Taking your own food to a social event - a dilemma

    That only works standing in the street shouting at random passers by!:D
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