Our bodies are capable of amazing things. It might be hard to believe since we’re spending our days at home, and probably, lying in bed most of the day, but it’s true.
Need proof? We’ve put together a list of our favourite times the human body has surpassed all expectations!
Not only is this documentary visually stunning, but it’s incredible to see the determination and strength soloist climber Alex Honnold exhibits as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream of climbing the world’s most famous rock, the 3,200ft El Capitan in Yosemite National Park… without a rope.
Yes Theory – Seek Discomfort
If you haven’t heard of them before, Yes Theory is a YouTube channel focused on seeking discomfort, conquering fears, and pushing your limits. Their content shows the incredible things the human body can do if you put your mind to it! Whether it’s running marathons with only 30 days of training, hiking up snowy mountains in little to no clothing or bungee jumping out of helicopters over the Grand Canyon with Will Smith, they will convince you that anything is possible.
Stan Lee: Superhumans
Stan Lee is the iconic creator of fan-favourite superheroes like Captain America, the Incredible Hulk, Iron Man, and more. In the series Superhumans by the History Channel, they look into some of the most superhuman people on the planet like “Hammer Head” and “Mr. Zoom”.
Best contortionists of the world
Shows like Americas Got Talent have always showcased some of the weirdest and coolest tricks people can do with their bodies. Contortionists are definitely a category of performers that always make you watch, cringe and stare in amazement at how they can move and bend their bodies.
The world’s greatest athletes
From Usain Bolt to Michael Phelps to Lebron James or Serena Williams, it no secret that Olympic athletes achieve what we often think isn’t possible for the human body. Training for hours upon hours, they push themselves to the limits and prove to us that the impossible is, in fact, very possible.
Although we might not all be able to do the things some of the athletes can do, we are all warriors. Want to push your limits and see what your body can *really* do? Look no further, we have just the fitness class for you. Unleash your inner warrior on December 9 at 5 p.m. with a FREE live warrior fitness class with One Academy!
This session features longer training intervals of intense exertion, testing your agility, strength and grit. In other words, it’s time to channel your inner Mulan and get down to business.
Oh, and did we mention we’re giving away two virtual personal training sessions AND a four-week training program? Yeah, you won’t want to miss out on this.
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