The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness
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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

Itís no secret that when people contradict themselves, it has the effect of making the flaws in their actions or statements seem glaringly obvious. But what about when WE ourselves get caught contradicting ourselves by someone else?

By: Nick Tumminello Added: January 6th, 2014
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  1. I don't like Castro at all, but do give people...

    I don't like Castro at all, but do give people like him and Glassman some slack for not being in amazing shape (or in any shape at all). I compare it to a football coach: he can be a big fat guy who...
  2. Metcon Mill is a good term. I'll also steal that...

    Metcon Mill is a good term. I'll also steal that one.

    Few points.

    Point 1: I looked at the deadlift box jump workout and immediately pegged it as horrendous programming. But I still do some...
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    Update: I finished 241 in the Southeast region,...

    Update: I finished 241 in the Southeast region, which is top 6%. Last year was top 8.6%, so it was an improvement, though not quite as high as I'd have liked.

    Anything with weight went well, box...
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    I got 9 rds plus 2 reps on 13.2. Not as high as I...

    I got 9 rds plus 2 reps on 13.2. Not as high as I wanted. Just couldn't keep box jumping and Chub is absolutely right, for anyone that is anywhere near competitive at CF this workout was all about...
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    First workout in the books. It was a brutal 17...

    First workout in the books. It was a brutal 17 minute burpee snatch ladder.

    MEN - includes Masters Men up to 54 years old
    Proceed through the sequence below completing as many reps as possible...
  6. Coach Rick Scarculla article on CrossFit Training

    Coach Rick Scarpulla of Ultimate Advantage Training has been helping CrossFitters lately (including me) prepare for CrossFit competitions.

    As a side note I find it interesting how some high level...
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    I'm getting in on the Open this year. I'm...

    I'm getting in on the Open this year. I'm following a largely Westside style template with the help of Rick Scarpulla over the phone. Rick has been helping out a number of CrossFitters lately and he...
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    Hey AJ! Heard about this on the CF message...

    Hey AJ!

    Heard about this on the CF message boards from Chris Mason. Very cool! I'll definitely continue keeping an eye on things here.

    Looked like a solid workout the other day. Hopefully the...
  9. Thread: Regionals

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    Some fun looking workouts! Sometime I will have...

    Some fun looking workouts! Sometime I will have to try that workout #2. That is the only one that might break me. I might well hit a brick wall on those hang cleans. Maybe I'll get a little stronger...
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    Chris' article was a great introduction to...

    Chris' article was a great introduction to conjugate principles and worth reading. I like that that program keeps things simple and separate: ME days, and metcons.

    Other people's spin on...
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    Conjugate & CrossFit Hybrid discussion

    A number of gyms recently have been creating Conjugate/CrossFit hybrids, where some Westside style work is followed by CrossFit style conditioning, sometimes using conditioning work for some of the...
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