Survival Fitness... Instinctually Create A Body That Performs As Good As It Looks!

Feb 18 18:20 2006 Coach Eddie Lomax Print This Article

Physically train to satisfy the survival of the fittest instinct... and develop a body that performs as good as it looks.

Most people,Guest Posting at some point in there lives, decide that their bodies, and their capabilities to perform tasks with those bodies, are lacking... and they seek to rectify this through physical training.

This "knowledge" that they are not the best they can be, and that they better do something about it, does not stem just from mass media propaganda... but it comes from someplace deep down inside.

This is the survival of the fittest instinct.

To have the physical abilities to survive, flourish and excel in our natural environment, and the lean, hard and muscular body that exemplifies these abilities, is not a vain, selfish desire... but one of the most basic, primal instincts that we all share.

Instinctually we all know that the quality of our lives is governed by the law of survival of the fittest.

Why We Are Naturally, Instinctually Drawn to Physical Training

We have all heard of Darwin's Survival of the Fittest... where the best suited for survival in their natural environment will flourish and pass their good traits on to future generations.

Well, this process of natural selection finally paid off...

Around 100,000 years ago, humans reached their evolutionary peak... evolutionarily speaking, humans were equipped with all the biological tools necessary for survival in the natural environment.

Our bodies reached a point where it could not only survive in a cruel, harsh and demanding environment... but flourish in it.

At some point along human history, human intelligence intervened and we learned how to control our environment.

Our bodies and the biological mechanisms that allowed us to survive for thousands of years remained unchanged... while the environment in which we lived and our way of life changed dramatically.

Our body does not want to give up those hard earned evolutionary gains, and even though our environment is less demanding... it stubbornly remains prepared for the worst.

Ironically, those very same survival traits when placed in a soft, undemanding environment of little physical activity and paired with poor nutritional habits and overabundance often lead to undesirable physical traits, poor health and lowered survival ability.

We are our best, healthiest and happiest when we live in an environment that challenges us regularly, forcing our bodies to adapt in a positive manner to overcome those challenges easier in the future.

Instinctually we "know" this... and that is why we are drawn to physical training.

The survival of the fittest instinct is always present, haunting the deepest reaches of our mind... spurring us on to improve the physical abilities necessary for survival.

Physical Training The Way It Was Meant To Be

As the stresses that forced us to improve became less and less in our natural environment... our daily lives had to be augmented with physical training if we were to continue to improve and become the best we could be.

Listening to the survival of the fittest instinct and to make up for the lack of improvement instigating stresses in our daily lives... adding physical training as a part of our lifestyle became necessary if we were to remain healthy and fit for survival.

Physical training was used to continue improving as humans when the natural stimulus diminished, instigate bodily changes to survive, flourish and excel in the natural environment and create physical abilities that would enable us to meet the challenges of life with excellence.

Physical training was not about looks... but the ability to perform well under a varied, and unpredictable circumstances.

And the outcome of superior performance was not a petty prize... but life itself.

Using physical training to satisfy the survival of the fittest instinct... is the way physical training was meant to be.

From this point on, proper physical training that satisfies the survival of the fittest instinct will be referred to as... Optimum Physical Training.

Optimum Physical Training for Performance Improvement...

Not Appearance

Optimum Physical Training works with your bodies natural instinct to improve, flourish and excel in its natural environment and develop physical abilities that will allow you to meet the varied and unpredictable challenges of life with excellence... It is not only a means to look better in your T-shirt or swim suit.

It is easy to see how the two became confused.

On some subconscious level, we know that being suited for the environment is positive... and that being unsuited for the environment is negative.

We also know... the traits which we attribute to being fit manifest themselves in outward appearances.

We are naturally drawn to people that have those outward appearances... and aspire to obtain them ourselves.

People that have developed the abilities to survive, flourish and excel in the natural environment, through either superior genetics or proper physical training, normally have the hard, lean and muscular body that exemplifies these traits.

Unfortunately, focusing on appearance only goes against the survival of the fittest instinct that leads to proper physical training.

Achieving the "look" of physical fitness through surgery, chemical manipulation or inferior physical training and nutrition techniques does not satisfy the survival of the fittest instinct.

Instinctually Creating Your Best Body

An interesting thing happens when you physically train for function instead of form... you instinctually create your best body.

The bodily changes that take place due to proper physical training satisfy the survival of the fittest instinct, automatically becoming attractive and desirable... regardless of what the "pop" fitness culture says.

By creating your best body through proper physical training, you simultaneously create the image of the best body.

The more positive bodily changes that occur, the better your ability to perform and the more you satisfy the survival of the fittest instinct... the better you feel, the more confident you become and the more attractive and desirable you are to yourself and others.

Creating a body that performs as good as it looks through optimum physical training naturally satisfies the survival of the fittest instinct... leading to a primal sense of well being unmatched by "appearance" training alone.

Strive to satisfy the survival of the fittest instinct, partake in physical training the way it was meant to be and make it a part of your lifestyle... and you will be rewarded with the physical abilities to meet the challenges of sport, work and life with excellence and the body that exemplifies those abilities.

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Coach Eddie Lomax
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Coach Lomax invites you to explore physical training the way it was meant to be on Optimum Physical Training. A body that performs as good as it looks is waiting for you! We recommend Unchained Bodyweight Workout to get started on your own successful strength, conditioning and fitness journey.

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