thomas m wilson

Acro Paleo

June 8th, 2015

 

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Flight, the Darling Scarp, Western Australia.

 

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An autumn afternoon and evening spend playing acro yoga with a bunch of friends.

 

 

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Acro yoga is a good Paleo fitness activity: it brings together the tribe, pushes your proprioceptive ability, increases your muscular strength and power, loads the skeletal system with heavy forces, and can be done in a wild natural setting.  And notice I said ‘playing’ acro yoga… Its never too serious.

 

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The activity brings you into the moment.  Lying on your back looking up at the blue sky, focusing your strength to create a stable base, you can only think of the present instant or everything would come crashing down.

 

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Contrast being here amongst trees and boulders and friends, with being amongst the dutiful masses, pushing heavy bits of metal in a loud and expensive gym full of “mirror athletes”…

Its an easy choice for me at least.

 

 


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