barbell squat

Strength is the most important physical characteristic of our existence, but it’s becoming less important in our lives because of technology, cars, machines and laziness. Our daily existence has changed drastically compared to that of our ancestors, but our physiology has not.

We cannot ignore the fact that millions of years ago, our ancestors relied on physical work and strength to survive. Today, most of us just sit in front of a computer all day.

Simply put, exercising is something we do to replicate the hard labor, such as building shelters, hunting prey, and harvesting crops that our ancestors did to survive. Start strength training like the survivor you are!


  1. Barbell Squats
  2. Barbell Deadlifts 
  3. Bench Press 
  4. Chin-ups 
  5. Push-ups

*image by Matthew Coughlin, Flickr

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