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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    Probably? So everything above was just...

    Probably? So everything above was just speculation on your part.

    Bottom line, if Greg/HQ are succesful in attempting to buy out Lauren's half, it is going to require taking on a huge financial...
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    People need to actually take a look at these...

    People need to actually take a look at these so-called banks Greg is seeking money from.

    THL Credit (http://www.thlcredit.com/junior-credit/about-junior-debt/):



    They are making an...
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    Enlighten me. Anyway, the point about the...

    Enlighten me.

    Anyway, the point about the plane was more the fact that HQ needed a loan to purchase a $700k plane. And now they are going to take on a $17 million loan that will require $1.2...
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    Not necessarily. He said he loves the sport (#2...

    Not necessarily. He said he loves the sport (#2 above), he just thinks the programming is a POS. I can't speak for him, but based on his other statements, I think it's a fair assumption that he is...
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    The winner of the Games is the "world's fittest"...

    The winner of the Games is the "world's fittest" just like the winner of the decathlon is the "world's greatest athlete." The winner of the decathlon may not be able to dunk, hit a free-throw, swim,...
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    I should probably point out that I actually like...

    I should probably point out that I actually like crossfit, the sport, and I am myself a crossfitter.
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    Just so I am clear on how things work around...

    Just so I am clear on how things work around here.

    A bunch of crossfitters insult all forms of fitness that are not crossfit. Those insults are just motivational quotes and getting bent out of...
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    I think this is an important point -- depending...

    I think this is an important point -- depending on the context, crossfit can mean different things.

    1. Originally, crossfit was a training program created by Greg. And if you read his old...
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    Actually, I think it is more the us vs. them...

    Actually, I think it is more the us vs. them mentality that crossfitters have intentionally cultivated: Your warm-up is our workout; P90x is man-aerobics; if you have a 900 pound deadlift or a can...
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    This is what I've never understood. Sure,...

    This is what I've never understood. Sure, kipping pullups might be better for conditioning than strict or weighted pullups, but why even do pullups for conditioning. There are so many less risky...
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    And it will take a lot of cash flow to service...

    And it will take a lot of cash flow to service the debt he is planning to take on. Assume he gets the $17 million at 6%, that would be $100,000/month just to stay on top of the interest. A little...
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    Are people as concerned about the millions that...

    Are people as concerned about the millions that Greg is seeking from private equity firms? Or is that somehow different?
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    I'm not sure where this 5x return meme got...

    I'm not sure where this 5x return meme got started (it seems to pop up in any discussion of this deal), but it is simply untrue. Think about what you are saying -- Anthos expects to make 100 million...
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