Why do we Exercise the way we do? A Brief Lesson from History.
I recommend you rethink your purpose for going to the gym, but before I explain why, we need to start with a bit of a history lesson about how gyms came into being and why we exercise the way we do in them. The first gyms actually cropped-up about 3000 years ago in Ancient Persia, not where most people think, as I'm sure most people when asked would say Greece. However, the Greeks - a few hundred years later - did famously develop them further as places to educate young men i