Physical Culture, Personal Evolution

by Josh Leeger

Copyright 2011 Josh Leeger

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Chapter 1 - Introduction - Why “Physical Culture, Personal Evolution?”

From a very early age I was fascinated by comic book superheroes and amazing physical feats. I loved Bruce Lee and Arnold Schwarzenegger movies. In high school I played football and competed in track and field in high school, played with my friends, and studied when I had to. But what I really wanted to do was to be like Bruce and Arnold! I wanted that speed, power, and physique. I wanted to know how to do that. My other idol growing up was Carl Sagan. So at the same time, I wanted to understand the source of human activity – why it is that we do what we do as human beings on this earth of ours.

I veered off the path most of my friends went down, studying Classical History and Psychology in college, reading about Eastern religions and mystical traditions, getting involved in meditation and experimenting with different diets. I participated briefly on the crew team, but mostly stuck to weightlifting and martial arts.

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