Extreme Living - The Way of Life
Extreme Living is a life-style, a kulture, a diet and a religion. They have saints and rules. Basicly Extreme Living is about keeping your physical, mental and social skills at a maximum. The people who live by the rules of Extreme Living are people who love life, love exercise and love living to the extreme, every hour of every day.
Extreme Living is all about doing everyday activities to the extreme. This could taking the stairs insted og the elevator, or parking on a spot on the opposit side of the parking lot, compared to where you're going.
To follow the ruels of Extreme Living, you have top be a very social person. According to the ruels, you have to be a member of some kind of group. This could be a church, a sports team or something similar.
Besides that you have to exercise at least one hour every day. You have to do as much physical work as you can, without the help of others of machines. You have to eat healthy and no dairy (besides yougurt, that is). And these are you some of the ruels. (Listet bellow FYI)
Living has different kinds of saints. They are people they choose as
role models and look up to. For example, they one of their saint, is the 69 year old retired boxer
Muhammed Ali. Ali is a man who after winning several boxing tournaments retired from boxing. In his retirement Muhammed Ali focused on his social activism, despite his Parkinson's Syndrome.
Extreme Living also support movies like Fight Club, Rocky and Million Dollar Baby. All these movies have violence in them. There are all about fighting, in a kind of sports like manner.
RulesThe ruels are:
Kopied from http://fitness.wikia.com/wiki/Extreme_Living
- Don't watch TV
- Don't play computer games
- Exercise for at least one hour every day
- With one or two days a week of rest
- Don't eat junk food
- Don't eat fast food
- The slower the food the better
- Don't drive anywhere you can bike, run or walk
- Never use a drive-through
- If you do drive somewhere, park in the farthest spot available
- Avoid having machines do your work for you
- Don't use a power lawn mower, only a manual rotary mower
- Don't use a snow blower, only a shovel
- Don't use a leaf blower, only a rake or broom
- Don't take an elevator or escalator, only the stairs
- Do your own work, instead of paying others
- Clean your own house
- Cut your own grass
- Shovel your own driveway
- Do not eat red meat
- Fish and chicken are allowed
- Do not eat dairy products
- Don't smoke
- Don't drink alcohol or caffeinated beverages
- Don't do drugs
- Never retire
- Work less, find a job you love, volunteer or work for a non-profit, but never retire
- Belong to a group
- A church, recreational sports team, hobby club, anything that
involves weekly interaction with a group of other individuals to whom
you share a common interest
- Play a musical instrument
- Read at least one book every month
- Learn a 2nd language.