Domesticated gym rats

March 26, 2010 at 3:00 pm 1 comment

From “A Wild Workout for the Real World“:

And with that one word — “practical” — Erwan Le Corre [founder of MovNat] exposes a key weakness in modern exercise: Our workouts are domesticated, while the world out there is still plenty wild…

Being fit isn’t about being able to lift a steel bar or finish an Ironman,” Le Corre says. “It’s about rediscovering our biological nature and releasing the wild human animal inside.

A video of Erwan in motion:


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  • 1. Colin Pistell  |  April 6, 2010 at 7:02 pm

    Isn’t a domesticated rat a hamster? Can we just agree to call them gym hamsters from now on? Lord knows they spend enough time running on their wheels…


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Jason R. Atwood

I'm an avid trail runner and doctoral student at U.C. Berkeley who studies motivation and the relationship between the mind and body. This blog is a forum to share research, news, and musings about these topics of interest. More

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