Exercise Through the Ages: From Foraging to Sitting Still

Exercise began as foraging for survival for our hunter/gatherer forbears and is no less essential in our contemporary age of sitting and screen time. Take a quick trip through history.

Exercise has been integral to human life for millennia, evolving over 12 000 years from the early hunter/gatherer societies when survival depended on physical fitness.

Looking out from the 21st century it’s clear we didn’t shift from foraging for subsistence to sitting and screen time over night. Trace the evolution through this short slide show of 10 highlights from the journey.