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)
I just sleep on a yoga mat. I got it for $20 at Target. Then again, I live in Miami so the temperature of the floor is never an issue (in summer I sleep directly on the floor to take advantage of the cooler temp).
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)
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)
Is there a link? I have three pairs of them and LOVE them! I have holes already in my casual walking Minimus shoes. I also have the Crossfit specific version and those are almost worn out as well. I replaced my Vibrams with these as they didn't... (more)
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)
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)
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.
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)
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)
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)
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)