You don’t know what the hell you want. You don’t know what the hell you’re doing. And you don’t know if whatever the hell you’re doing is going to deliver whatever the hell you want.
The vast majority of people swimming in this world of athletic physical culture aren’t chasing their true desires. It always leads to dissatisfaction. I know because I lived it.
I stopped curling even though I wanted bigger arms. I put I put 98.6% of my effort into back squatting because I thought it was going to give all of the performance and physique benefits I wanted. I fattened up like a cow during “bulks” to gain muscle even though I wanted to be lean.
I was “frightened” into these things.
Are you being frightened too?
Most people would rather look and perform like a well oiled athletic machine as opposed to today’s professional bodybuilders or competitive powerlifters.
It’s really the most basic and foundational question you could ever ask yourself.
“What is your purpose?”
Everything the body does is an adaptation in an attempt to survive. Training “nudges” the body to do things. If you aren’t following your purpose, you’re nudging in the wrong direction.
So what’s your purpose?