“Arthur Jones and his development of Nautilus equipment fixed it so that a minimum wage kid can run your exercise program for you. The fitness industry, to this day, is predicated on this concept. You cannot hire experienced strength coaches to work in commercial gyms. [ ] But you can show a kid how to set a pin in a Nautilus machine in a weekend seminar [ ] and turn him loose.” -Mark Rippetoe
I was watching this amusing video of Abs Through the Ages and thinking how “Core Strength” and “Abs” are common terms in our vocabulary these days. We all want abs. As a society we spend lots of money on junk machines and rubbish supplements to get abs. Here is what we should be doing: learning to move our bodies.