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Old 08-04-2011, 10:22 AM   #2261
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Well, there's some

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000...238594818.html


It's estimated that somewhere around 67% of the human population is at least gluten sensitive (if not gluten intolerant) so I mean...... take from that what you will.
I am happy for those who don't have issues with gluten proteins. You don't have to feel the experience of pooping a cannon ball or a waterslide on the same day and not knowing which one will come next.
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Old 08-04-2011, 05:09 PM   #2262
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From the past

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When a doctor that doesn’t like the squat is asked, “by what method should
your patient get off of the toilet?” they are at a loss for words. ...”
-Greg Glassman
From the 2011 Reebok/CrossFit Games, the clear answer now is to just use your
hands
. See Event 1: http://games.crossfit.com/node/630607

And see http://www.board.crossfit.com/showthread.php?t=69248 for what I'm sure will be answers full of virtuousity such as the already said "they never said you couldn't".

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Old 08-04-2011, 05:16 PM   #2263
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The most successful adult crossover athletes I know are all ex-polevaulters and/or ex-gymnasts. I've decided it's going to be mandatory for any child of mine to participate in those activities as they grow up.

Caveat: Any girls of mine will not be donning sequined leotards and doing those weird seizure-like floor routine moves.

EDIT: Meanwhile, Alex continues to fight the good fight with persistent, reasoned, polite questions. Years-old military affiliate vs. Crossfit mods is quite the standoff.
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Old 08-04-2011, 06:46 PM   #2264
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The most successful adult crossover athletes I know are all ex-polevaulters and/or ex-gymnasts. I've decided it's going to be mandatory for any child of mine to participate in those activities as they grow up.

Caveat: Any girls of mine will not be donning sequined leotards and doing those weird seizure-like floor routine moves.

EDIT: Meanwhile, Alex continues to fight the good fight with persistent, reasoned, polite questions. Years-old military affiliate vs. Crossfit mods is quite the standoff.
LOL

Annie Thors - pole vaulter & gymnast
Camille - sprinter & gymnast
Julie - sprinter, gymnast, pole vaulter
Lindsey Smith - heptathlete

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When a doctor that doesn’t like the squat is asked, “by what method should
your patient get off of the toilet?” they are at a loss for words. ...”
-Greg Glassman
I remember watching this one time, and it was his physical therapist or doctor after his leg injury telling him not to squat or anything to jeopardize the surgery or what they did to fix his leg injury; explains why he limbs, he completely ignored them.
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Old 08-04-2011, 06:57 PM   #2265
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Old 08-04-2011, 07:01 PM   #2266
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The most successful adult crossover athletes I know are all ex-polevaulters and/or ex-gymnasts. I've decided it's going to be mandatory for any child of mine to participate in those activities as they grow up.
And I will admit that Glassman did say that about gymnasts.
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Old 08-05-2011, 12:22 AM   #2269
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And I will admit that Glassman did say that about gymnasts.
Then again, I think everyone who watches a gymnast do their thing (or ANY athletic thing) for five minutes comes to this conclusion.
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Old 08-05-2011, 02:03 AM   #2270
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From the 2011 Reebok/CrossFit Games, the clear answer now is to just use your
hands.
The logical end point of being obsessed with doing "more work" in less time. The idea of making a sport out of exercise isn't hugely exciting to me at the best of times, but when you don't even do the basic movements properly what's the point?
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