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    if you have rodja and jason agreeing in the same thread, its time to just give up. theyre the movement gurus of the forum

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    They have valid points, there are valid points on both sides I think, I'm fine with kipping pull ups because in don't always do them. They shouldn't be the only form of pull ups anyone does
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    I've learned a lot from this thread. The biggest thing being that even though I am well into my 40s, I still cannot read the word 'snatch' without giggling.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Xfit10 View Post
    They have valid points, there are valid points on both sides I think, I'm fine with kipping pull ups because in don't always do them. They shouldn't be the only form of pull ups anyone does
    What valid points have you made? There hasn't been a rebuttal to the issues pointed out within the programming and implementation of CF regarding fatigue and performing of highly technical lifts that should only rely on the ATP-PCr system.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rodja
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    I guess anything I said is only valid to someone o doesn't already have their mind made up
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    Quote Originally Posted by Xfit10 View Post
    I guess anything I said is only valid to someone o doesn't already have an education
    Fixed for accuracy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Xfit10 View Post
    I guess anything I said is only valid to someone o doesn't already have their mind made up
    You could make a valid point by addressing the criticisms within the CF paradigm particularly the inexplicable usage of high-power, high-technique lifts (e.g. Oly lifts, plyos) for time instead of using them for their intended purposes. Or how about their horrible imbalance of internal:external rotators and vertical/horizontal flexion:extension?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rodja View Post

    You could make a valid point by addressing the criticisms within the CF paradigm particularly the inexplicable usage of high-power, high-technique lifts (e.g. Oly lifts, plyos) for time instead of using them for their intended purposes. Or how about their horrible imbalance of internal:external rotators and vertical/horizontal flexion:extension?
    No I do agree the Oly lifts are dangerous when done by somebody who doesn't know what they are doing, but anyone can and should scale weight to what they can mange safely and more importantly learn how to perform them first
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    Quote Originally Posted by Xfit10 View Post
    No I do agree the Oly lifts are dangerous when done by somebody who doesn't know what they are doing, but anyone can and should scale weight to what they can mange safely and more importantly learn how to perform them first
    I'm so sure that CF takes the necessary time to teach the finer technical points of the Oly lifts (sarcasm). Let's try this again: these lifts are designed to be used solely with the ATP-PCr system and not for time. If you're not intimately familiar with the energy systems and how to apply them, then don't bother responding.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jimbuick View Post

    Fixed for accuracy.
    Thank you for the clarification. Haha.
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    Here's something interesting. I have brothers in-law (wife's side) that own a crossfit gym. One destroyed both of his shoulders and had to have surgery on both of them. He now works out at life time fitness.The other has "sworn off" overhead lifts because his shoulders are so bad. They have their CrossFit certification though. Its not worth the paper its printed on.
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    Quote Originally Posted by napalm View Post

    They're Kipping pull ups and they make you good at labral tears...
    Haha beat me to it
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    Quote Originally Posted by JudoJosh View Post
    I submit to the courts Exhibit A

    WOD 13.1

    http://games.crossfit.com/workouts/the-open/2013#tabs-1

    MEN - includes Masters Men up to 54 years old
    Proceed through the sequence below completing as many reps as possible in 17 minutes of:
    40 Burpees
    75 pound Snatch, 30 reps
    30 Burpees
    135 pound Snatch, 30 reps
    20 Burpees
    165 pound Snatch, 30 reps
    10 burpees
    210 pound Snatch, as many reps as possible

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rodja View Post
    Using kipping pullups for work capacity purposes is like using a stapler for a roof.
    This statement should be immortalized.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jiigzz View Post

    Oh god.
    Should be called "Workload of the Day"
    This is a recipe for disaster.
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    Crossfit is a trendy way to workout. It gives the fitness industry something to sell. I've done it and found the training (if you can call it that) to be catabolic with no strategic stimulus for growth. This is a bodybuilding forum, so my criticisms are based on its abilities to promote the body in that manner. Jumping up and down on one foot on a bosu ball while doing a curl is a parlor trick and nothing more
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    Quote Originally Posted by rockme View Post
    Crossfit is a trendy way to workout. It gives the fitness industry something to sell. I've done it and found the training (if you can call it that) to be catabolic with no strategic stimulus for growth. This is a bodybuilding forum, so my criticisms are based on its abilities to promote the body in that manner. Jumping up and down on one foot on a bosu ball while doing a curl is a parlor trick and nothing more
    Now, if you were jumping up and down on a bosu ball while doing a curl in the squat rack, that would be epic.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SXIPro View Post
    Now, if you were jumping up and down on a bosu ball while doing a curl in the squat rack, that would be epic.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bla55 View Post
    <img src="http://anabolicminds.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=76 893"/>
    Wow. Just.....wow...
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    Quote Originally Posted by pmdied View Post

    Wow. Just.....wow...
    You haven't seen that before?
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    On a bosu, not on a one of those big ones.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pmdied View Post
    On a bosu, not on a one of those big ones. And notice there's no collars on the bar?
    I'm talking about that picture not IRL.
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    Then no, never seen that pic before
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    Quote Originally Posted by bla55 View Post
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    I reference this picture in my classes to discuss what functional training is, and is not.

    I actually included a picture of it on a pop quiz.

    Is this exercise functional for land-based athletes? Yes/No

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZiR RED View Post
    I reference this picture in my classes to discuss what functional training is, and is not.

    I actually included a picture of it on a pop quiz.

    Is this exercise functional for land-based athletes? Yes/No

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    Curious, did anyone circle yes?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jiigzz View Post
    Curious, did anyone circle yes?
    Sadly.

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    I would like to add that pic is NOT at a CF gym!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wrivest View Post
    I would like to add that pic is NOT at a CF gym!
    I don't think that anyone is claiming that it was.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SXIPro View Post

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