- Walk with a load
- Crouch down and pick up a load
- React quickly and explosively to threats
- Pull yourself up
- Swim to shore
Fortunately for us today, we don't need strong bodies to sustain our lifestyle, but our bodies still need activity to stay healthy. Metabolic systems and mental function improve with exercise. My contention is that both mind and body will be optimized for the modern world by incorporating the basic movements that kept our ancestors alive.