Our Paleolithic ancestors didn’t “exercise.” They would never have opted to go on nightly jogs to get their heart rates up and burn off extra calories; nor would they have ever voluntarily done push-ups, chin-ups, or air squats. They never had access to the gym equipment that modern fitness enthusiasts enjoy; but neither would they have engaged in barbell squats, military presses, leg extensions, or other equipment-based movements, unless such efforts aided them in

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