In a physical therapists office, a long time ago (somewhere in Jersey)…
I was facing one of the hardest battles of my life, trying to bend a knee 90 degrees after ACL surgery 2 weeks prior. Like most people coming back from surgery physical therapy is pretty routine, but what most don’t realize is its pretty difficult. Your muscle, ligament, bone, organ, whatever procedure you had, it makes no difference your body was put through a traumatic experience.
Trauma can cause FEAR
As we all know FEAR can mean two things “Forget Everything And Run,” or “Face Everything And Rise”
There was a time I was afraid of fitness, like you
There was a time I was afraid of exercise, like you
I was 270lbs and I was AFRAID of experiencing all those negative feelings. The initial tear, the fact my knee would blow out at the drop of a hat, the struggle of going up stairs, and my biggest fear, falling again. I’ll never forget when I slipped getting into the shower post surgery and practically broke down in the fetal position, all those feelings surged back through my body in an instant. Continue reading → How To Conquer Your Fitness-Phobia