Crossfit, the Woo of Exercise

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Crossfit, the Woo of Exercise

Postby corplinx » Tue Apr 15, 2014 1:44 am

Nuff said. Ipse Dixit

Well,
warning, the following forum has zero moderation and there may be images in this thread that are NSFW (there are)
http://irongarmx.net/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=5075

This epic thread debones just about all crossfit claims.

The bullets you want to remember:
poor form
risky exercises
cult like mentality
practitioners are evangelized with pro-chiro crap

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Re: Crossfit, the Woo of Exercise

Postby clarsct » Tue Apr 15, 2014 8:44 am

Most exercise 'programs' are fairly scamtastic, especially if they claim they can 'target'.

Go to a boot camp graduation. Any.

They got there by running their asses off, situps and pushups, mainly, with some obstacle course work on the side. They ate prescribed meals..well, most of the time, and their snacktime..let's say it was limited.

But they are some buff looking folks.


So our military hit on the right plan ..erm...decades ago....diet and exercise.
The rest is genetic.
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Re: Crossfit, the Woo of Exercise

Postby Doctor X » Thu Apr 17, 2014 11:07 pm

BUT DIET AND EXERCISE DOES NOT "POP" clarsct!

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Re: Crossfit, the Woo of Exercise

Postby clarsct » Sun Apr 20, 2014 9:30 am

I call it the "Hard Work" diet plan..my motto "If you're not willing to work for it, then you don't deserve it."
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Re: Crossfit, the Woo of Exercise

Postby corplinx » Fri May 30, 2014 3:23 pm

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Re: Crossfit, the Woo of Exercise

Postby Pyrrho » Fri Jul 18, 2014 11:51 pm

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Re: Crossfit, the Woo of Exercise

Postby Anaxagoras » Sat Jul 19, 2014 12:51 am

Had to stop watching. Too painful.
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Re: Crossfit, the Woo of Exercise

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Re: Crossfit, the Woo of Exercise

Postby specious_reasons » Tue Aug 12, 2014 10:07 pm

I was watching that "Crossfit fails" video, and wow - my shoulders would pop out of their sockets at some of those attempted lifts. I think at least one guy did.
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