Environmental Stress Plus Diet And Exercise

To become fitter and healthier, you should add environmental conditioning into your diet and exercise routine — Quartz

“There is a growing consensus among many scientists and athletes that humans were not built for eternal and effortless homeostasis. ….

Muscles, organs, nerves, fat tissue, and hormones all respond and change because of input they get from the outside world. Critically, some external signals set off a cascade of physiological responses that skip the conscious parts of our brains and connect to a place that controls a well-spring of hidden physical reactions called collectively fight-or-flight responses. …

Advanced technology permeates everything we do, but the people who decide to abandon some of that comfort for the rawness of nature represent an indigenous ethos that has almost been wiped out by a societal desire for comfort. They’re learning that if they embrace the way their bodies respond to the natural world, they can unlock a hidden wellspring of animal strength.”

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