Over the last 6 million years, you have evolved into this glorious creature designed to live in a tribe, walk long distances every day- scavenging, building and hunting with small bursts of energy expenditure throughout. Maybe to flee, fight, climb, hunt or procreate. Always ready. Always stable enough inside and out to know the environment, dangers and how to handle them.
Your ancestors evolved to create YOUR internal biome which has now created its very own little universe inside you.
Whether you are an athlete, looking to lose fat, build muscle or an outdoor enthusiast, walking is the bees knees. Also, really good for your knees, as it turns out. Powerlifter, fighter, baseball player or mountain climber, the bulk of your training should be specific to your goals. Secondary to that, heavy conditioning is the gold standard for building a better foundation, increasing General Physical Preparedness and improving work capacity. The problem is, there’s only so much heavy conditioning you can do without hitting a wall or seeing your training slip backwards. Athletes of all kinds tend to fall into...