Daisy’s latest extraordinary man, Darryl, talks about why you need to give movement the same priority as diet and how combining the two is the best way to reach your goals.
Darryl Edwards is a former investment banking technologist turned movement coach and author. He is the founder of the Primal Play Method and a physical activity, health and play researcher.
The Primal Play Method fuses evolutionary biology with the science of physical activity and play psychology.
Darryl wants to inspire humans regardless of age, ability or disability to transform their health by making physical activity fun and engaging.
His work has featured on documentaries, TV, radio, podcasts and international press.
Darryl is author of the best-selling book “Animal Moves” and has released a range of fun fitness cards for adults, juniors, infants, office workers and fitness professionals called the Animal Moves Decks.
He regularly presents as a keynote speaker at events worldwide. His April 2019 TED talk “Why working out isn’t working out“—has now been viewed over 700,000 times.
Darryl resides in London, England and publishes about playful living at PrimalPlay.com.
TED Talk—“Why Working Out Isn’t Working Out”
The Importance of Play – free ebook
The Role of Physical Activity In Breast Cancer Prevention – research paper
No Play No Gain: Is Exercise as Medicine Too Bitter a Pill to Swallow? – research paper
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