Stress is not just unhealthy for us — it’s the greatest killer.

Nature designed stress to weed out the weakest links in a species, to ensure that low-quality, life-threatening genes aren’t passed down to future generations.

But in our modern day and age, we pay no heed to — and even embrace — this physical alarm, which always seems to be ringing.

In this powerful snippet from his talk at A-Fest Greece, WildFit founder Eric Edmeades explains the evolutionary purpose of stress — and how ignoring this truth costs us our lives.

If you enjoyed this video, Eric Edmeades is hosting a free masterclass, Evolution of Health & Fitness.

In this exclusive free class, you’ll discover the truth about the American medical industry, and how you can reach your physical best — and avoid stress — by listening to your body. Simply click here to reserve your spot, or select the date and time below that’s most convenient for you.

How do you experience stress in your life? Did Eric’s talk resonate with you? Let us know in the comments below.