There has been an acceptance from myself that have to do things differently from many people. It’s a mental attitude picked up from an early age that I had to find alternative routes with things, so doing that in the gym wasn’t alien to me.
That being said, it was notion having to find my own way from the very start.
I didn’t know in my early years that what I was doing was far from “the norm” – it’s the environment we end up in and being told that “you’re different” that triggers this separation, but I didn’t understand until much later.
Here’s an interesting discovery I made
There’s a balance between heading into the gym and training with my mind set on “Doing What I Can” from the off, but this is just the start of the magic. There’s something else that generates a feeling of “let’s try this” or “what if that could be placed there” Creating a thirst of exploring as a result and this feeling takes over!
So yes, even though there are things I’m still trying to figure out, that’s also exciting too! I get to have another go, and another – some things stick, some don’t (some have not worked at all!) but moving through this just keeps so fresh.
This past week I’ve worked on a new bicep curl variation which I’ll share here…
It’s a work in progress but it’s progress all the same and day by day that’s what I love to do.