The body is a mass of muscles and bones waiting to be honed into perfection. It is like a mass of rock or timber waiting to be chiseled into a masterpiece, or like a pile of construction materials waiting to be built into a skyscraper.
The body has latent but explosive potentials waiting to be unleashed. If carved out, trimmed, molded, and polished, this potential can bend tough steel to submission and lift heavy iron to its proper place.
Yet, the body initially comes out in its raw form – untapped. Like raw natural resources that are rich though unrefined, the body has to be developed through a process. It must be rid of useless alloys (or flabby flesh coverings) to acquire the essential ones (the muscles). The body must be developed into its full potential.
As raw material is nothing if it remains untapped or hidden underground, so is the bodys potential if it remains dormant. The Mona Lisa is a priceless artwork. It originally came from a raw material. The paints used were originally from raw elements of the earth. Had those materials not been made into a conglomeration of canvass and paint mixtures, their potential to produce a world class...