Exercise for Intellectuals

It is commonly believed that cultivating one’s mind intellectually also means neglecting one’s body physically. However, in Ancient Greece, intellectuals like Socrates believed that a healthy mind and a healthy body went hand in hand. In this spirit, The School of Life presents a set of exercises for intellectuals, focusing on the four key areas of fitness: flexibility, core, resistance, and cardiovascular, and demonstrated by U.K. fitness instructor Steve Halsall and “Socrates.”

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