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Old 09-30-2007, 11:59 AM   #1
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I know that there's no real answer since everyone is different, but generally speaking, which would be better for someone who isnt beginner, but is out of shape.

A Starting Strength type of program with lifting M,W,F and light metcon T,TH.



Or a ME Black Box schedule that looks like:

week one - MWF - Metcon, T - full body lift, Th - lower body lift;

week two - T,TH - metcon, M - upper body lift, W - full bodylift, F - lower body lift

week three - etc, etc...
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Old 09-30-2007, 09:37 PM   #2
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If your just looking to get back into shape then I would assume the ME black box would be the better focus.
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Old 09-30-2007, 10:14 PM   #3
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Depends on priorities. If strength is the priority, the SS-based program would get my vote. If conditioning is the priority, the MEBB.
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Old 10-01-2007, 04:14 PM   #4
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Depends on priorities. If strength is the priority, the SS-based program would get my vote. If conditioning is the priority, the MEBB.
Pretty obviously.
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Old 10-01-2007, 06:44 PM   #5
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the real answer is .....

C) The P90X system
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Old 10-03-2007, 05:54 AM   #6
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There's also a great option D) - aka the PerformanceMenu.com WOD.

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Old 10-03-2007, 04:36 PM   #7
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There's also a great option D) - aka the PerformanceMenu.com WOD.

Waitaminute... Is that new?
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