6 Fundamental Human Movements


When I first started working out in high school, I had a dog-eared copy of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s “Bodybuilding for Men” that had been passed down through the years from one “in the know” senior to the next.

Like most people, I followed the instructions to the letter, splitting up my exercise by body part: chest one day, then legs, then arms, etc.

Bragging rights belonged to whoever had the biggest bench press, and everyone spent endless hours working the “show muscles” — biceps, chest, and abs — while mostly neglecting the “go muscles” — legs & back.

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