Everything is connected. Humans are one amazing creation of interconnected organs, muscles, tendons, joints and so forth. Each part of the body is connected neurologically, chemically, mentally and physically. We have more specialists for all the separate parts of the body nowadays. Hand specialist, throat specialist, knee doctors, you name it. We are becoming more and more specialized, and in doing so, we have lost sight of what really makes people better. We have lost the holistic approach to health.
Our body is like a wheel with spokes. The spokes are the muscles and the core, whereas the rim is the spine. The software is the nervous system, digestive system and the hormonal system. On the other hand, the hardware is our physical body, which includes the muscles, tendons, ligaments, bones and cartilage.
We need to pay attention to this equation throughout life: Poor Quality Food + Poor Exercise Program = Poor Hardware
Therefore, we need to eat healthy, high-quality foods and workout appropriately.
This Primal Pattern Cert emphasized the importance of Base Conditioning. The seven primal movements (besides jogging & sprinting) are the base movements for most other activities and should be practiced and performed safely and often before moving on to more specialized exercises.
Stay healthy! Stay active.