Words by Lou Boyd
The animal kingdom is perfectly designed so that each creature has the tools it needs to survive, leopards can run fast, hawks have eyes that can spot the tiniest prey, rabbits can communicate silently. Every animal you see is perfectly trained in the natural features it has evolved to rely on.
Human beings on the other hand, have evolved to design tools and technology to take off the load. We no longer have to rely on our physical body to get us through the day and our own natural talents lay unused. This makes us wonder what we were like before we forgot our physical powers, what was the human body capable of when it was used properly?
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Wild Fitness is a company founded by a woman called Tara Wood that sets out to discover just that, it explores the full capabilities of the human body and believes that by awakening these skills and movements, we can be all by stronger and healthier.
According to the Wild Fitness movement, in the UK we all follow the same repetitive types of movement, some of us may move more than others, but overall we share a routine of sitting, walking and a little structured exercise when we can will ourselves into it.
For this reason, we marvel at the people among us who run to work and back every day, people who train every night and all weekend, or even those who just seem to constantly have a surplus of energy. They get called superhuman, action men, wonder women. Wild Fitness believes that instead of superhuman, these people are simply being more human.