Friday, February 07, 2014

Hard Physical Effort a Condition of Normalcy and a Demand of Design

Over and above any consideration of performance for sports, exercise is the stimulus that returns our bodies to the conditions for which they were designed.  Humans are not physically normal in the absence of hard physical effort.

-Mark Rippetoe in Starting Strength - Basic Barbell Training (3rd Ed. 2013),  p. 1.

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