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Re: Re: Don't think I could go pure Carb/Protein
"I just came across this PDF -- it is long enough that I have not read it all. The parts I skimmed look decent, though. Note that this sort of discussion is relevant to those doing hiking or b...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Volumetrically Dense Food?
December 11, 5:46am

Re: Re: Re: Volumetrically Dense Food?
My list is pretty close to Tom's, minus the powdered drinks (preference for real food). Chips pack pretty well (I just crush them by squeezing the bag before pouring into ziploc) and still prov...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Volumetrically Dense Food?
December 10, 5:51am

Re: Re: Re: Required items for UL backpacking
"Psychological support in a stressful situation, e.g. being lost or seriously off route, an accident situation while waiting for rescue, would top my list, particularly for novices. Also, if a...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Required items for UL backpacking
December 06, 8:52am

Re: Required items for UL backpacking
It always seems a little odd to me that *extra* food is on lists like these. Sure, there are certain circumstances when it could be important, but they're not common. I don't see starvation...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Required items for UL backpacking
December 04, 8:24pm

Re: Ryan jordan's new blog
Reading your list and weight, I feel like I might be missing something - not anything big, just something around a pound or two. Assuming ~13 pounds for food and water and the nice selections for s...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ryan jordan's new blog
December 04, 5:21pm

Re: cook/no-cook: who has tried both and what weight diff did you find?
I usually do some cooking when I'm with family or friends, but go cookless or nearly cookless when I'm solo. For what I take, there's no inherent food weight difference between the two...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » cook/no-cook: who has tried both and what weight diff did you find?
December 02, 7:24pm

Re: Re: ratios
"Wasn't the positive effect on muscle synthesis the main point made by the article Bob linked us to a page or two ago?" If you mean the van Loon article on the Gatorade Sports Scie...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 30, 8:24pm

ratios
Hope all enjoyed the last few days with a suitable combination of macronutrients, such as might be provided by turkey, stuffing and gravy. :) This morning, I stumbled across an interesting revie...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 30, 8:32am

Re: Nausea & Throwing Up
How long does it take for your nausea to begin, either in miles or in hours? Do you get the same symptoms in that time/distance on a hike at comparable exertion levels when you're at home? ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Nausea & Throwing Up
November 26, 3:59am

Re: Re: Re: Electrolyte needs and real food
"One thing to consider that hasn't been emphasized so far is the impact of training for high VO2 max on the fat:carb ratio. McArdle states that it can go as high as 80:20 in highly trained...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 25, 7:06pm

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