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Old 12-17-2010, 01:17 AM   #161
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[*]Crossfitters arguing their Games champion and Games Crossfitters are fitter than Olympic Decathletes. http://games2010.crossfit.com/blog/2...-holmberg,698/
Thanks a lot, I feel a bit dumber just watching! The utter stupidity in that video tops almost everything Iíve seen coming from CF. I couldnít help myself searching the CF board and apparently the group think is alive and well.

I found this gem where someone actually tries to rationalize and excuse the moronic notion of CF ďathletesĒ dominating in sports. Well if you donít know the first thing about the difference between GPP and SPP maybe you should reconsider your occupation as a trainer (!?). Attaining the conditioning required for a sport like soccer is easy. However, to be able to dominate you need talent and, even more important, time. A top soccer player in his late teens has at least 10 000 hours of practice, time spent developing skills and technique. Try substituting that with 10 min of spastic kipping and med ball cleans six days a week.
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Old 12-17-2010, 02:38 AM   #162
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All I will say is I no longer do kipping pullups or SDHP. I value my joints.
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Old 12-17-2010, 06:26 AM   #163
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LOL that was actually the 2nd time I was banned/eliminated from the messageboards. I've been meaning to drop by for a 3rd visit. The other post was:

(referring to Tony Budding's ridiculous over usage of scientific lingo with "broad time" "modal domains" "work capacity") Sounds like a UPS mission statement.

I was also banned from the Journal:

LOL this was a well setup troll, pursued to thrash the kool aiders after this.

So I guess that's 3 bans
I heart this. :-) I remember I went to my second box - a well established one and the trainer had me do SDHP in the basics class. I told him I'd been having issues with my shoulder and did not feel comfortable doing them. He insisted that I do just to show me how the movement was in the core and not the arms. He didn't really care about what I was telling him. Maybe that is true of the movement but that doesn't mean I would do it correctly. Anyway, like an idiot, I did them.

I am waiting for my ban on the forum. I've been kind of skating to stay there with surreptitious uppercuts. Mwah ha ha.
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Old 12-17-2010, 06:36 AM   #164
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huuh... just doesn't have the same appeal as uncle rhabdo or puke the clown.
Incredible.
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Old 12-17-2010, 08:46 AM   #165
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I am waiting for my ban on the forum. I've been kind of skating to stay there with surreptitious uppercuts. Mwah ha ha.
That would be unfortunate if it turns out to be the case, but if that happens it would be interesting to note that the barrier between Kool-Aid drinking and bannination is injury/surgery, if you catch my drift.
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Old 12-17-2010, 09:23 AM   #166
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Old 12-17-2010, 01:18 PM   #167
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It's worth while pulling out this quote:

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The CrossFit training effect, conditioning wise, only lasts 4 months like any other fitness problem, so unless they keep adding more and more random wods and strength work, the conditioning effect stagnates, or overtaining/injury takes place, you can't have a CrossFitter that will carry over to a sport completely unrehearsed, and dominate in a super skill sensitive sport just like football.
The notion that anyone could walk onto a soccer field and dominate without sport specific skill training and time on field is just..... It's just -- there are no words for how stupid an idea that is. It boggles the mind that anyone would ever say that.
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Old 12-17-2010, 03:32 PM   #168
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It's worth while pulling out this quote:



The notion that anyone could walk onto a soccer field and dominate without sport specific skill training and time on field is just..... It's just -- there are no words for how stupid an idea that is. It boggles the mind that anyone would ever say that.
I was just looking in the CrossFit Journal about this, because its all over the place in it, but instead found this gem:
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Old 12-17-2010, 04:09 PM   #169
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Overtraining is caused by excessively intensive work and Crossfit is superior to other methods because it has higher intensity. There is no spoon. Those aren't the droids you're looking for.
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Old 12-17-2010, 04:30 PM   #170
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Excellent work, Andrew.
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