How does environmental conditioning work? This, like all good questions, is simple on the surface and becomes more and more complicated each time you remove a layer and look more deeply into the heart of it. The simple answer is this: with chronic exposure to cold your body sets up mechanisms to create heat more … Continue reading Environmental Conditioning Part Two: Science.
I know how to handle the cold: I put my long underwear on in October and don’t take them off until April. I am a hard core proponent of the saying: ‘there’s no such thing as bad weather, only inappropriate clothing.’ My Outdoor Survival Canada parka is my most prized possession. Yet during the cold … Continue reading Environmental Conditioning Part One