Fitness advice from the famous author’s 1858 manifesto.
Because man is an animal, movement is most important for him. And because he is a rational animal, his movements must have a reason. But why is movement deserving of esteem? Why is rational movement deserving of esteem? To say that movement helps in earning a living is trivial. To say that movement protects the nation is lofty. Yet neither is the basic reason. The object of movement is simply to preserve our life and gladden our hearts.
A classic article written by Henry Rollins about human transformation (physical, mental, spiritual) through lifting weights.
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Writings of WisdomPhysical Culturist2020-04-01T13:05:41+00:00