Real-World Training

What is the context of training in a world with minimal physical demand? WHY do we train?

I am often asked — what are you training for? This is a reasonable question considering where we come from and the fact that as an animal it would have been, in our past, antithetical to the rules of energy conservation and efficiency to add on specific training practices for no good reason. In the modern world we are so detached from the necessity of physical conditioning. We can get lost as to the origins and role physical capability played within human culture, and lose…