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Old 01-14-2009, 10:41 AM   #17
Dave Van Skike
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Originally Posted by Adam Gagliardi View Post
thats what i was trying to get strongman most medleys are very metcon, they're just heavy as hell reason you cant just lighten them up a bit

truth...the metcon thing is sort of a distinction without a difference. a 300 farmers walk is heavy as hell for me but it's just a fast hard 60 seconds for a SHW.

it's weird to me that this approach is still up for debate. start by build the qualities first that takes the longest but is the most lasting adaptation (get really strong) then quickly build the tolerance for sustained efforts at a load that you'll actually experince in the field. (conditioning)..
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