Darryl Edwards, (MSc) is the founder of HEALTH Unplugged and owner of Primal Play and Fitness Explorer Training. He is an international speaker, coach, nutritionist and author of Paleo Fitness (2015), Paleo from A to Z (2015), and Animal Moves (2018). He has been published in titles such as Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Elle, Men’s Fitness and featured on the BBC, ABC in Australia and the international documentary We Love Paleo.
After almost two decades working as a technologist in investment banking, Darryl transformed his health after adopting an ancestral model to well-being. Darryl now advises people on maintaining a healthy lifestyle – amidst the epidemic of obesity and other chronic lifestyle diseases.
As the founder of the Primal Play methodology, he makes activity fun, effective and engaging while getting individuals healthier, fitter and stronger in the process. He specialises in working with children from 4 to 94 – fitness for those who hate to exercise – as well as for those who love it but relish a new challenge
Episode 10 features an exploration of what helped Darryl to form his unique take of fitness development in contrast to modern gym based fitness. Key issues we discuss are:
- the primary principles behind Primal Play
- Darryl’s views on mainstream gym-based training
- the fundamental movement patterns that comprise Primal Play
- why Darryl believes biology dictates that humans are movement generalists
- how animal pattern training can benefit human function
- Darryl’s favourite 2 animal moves
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