Parkour is practiced for hundreds of reasons, but one reason in particular is often overlooked: Its ability to promote self-esteem. Check out this piece I wrote explaining why parkour is good for building self-esteem.
Patrick is a software engineer and consultant who's been doing parkour for a while now. Constantly trying to improve himself, at his peak, he lost 30 lbs because of parkour and martial arts. Currently on the mend, he's working every day to be strong to be useful.