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Old 01-11-2013, 05:25 PM   #41
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So do I. I get the impression you're not a fan.

I was doing "crossfit-style" workouts on my own at my normal gym. I took a lot of them from the crossfit.com site. I hurt my back pretty good doing that and had to take a lot of time off. I like the idea of always working with a coach and I love the intense workouts and variety. The initial deal I bought only comes with about a 2 month commitment. I think that's enough to see if I like it. If not, I'll go back to my old routines at my other gym.
I'm not NOT a fan of it. I dislike some aspects of it, like the superiority complex SOME CF'ers get. They certainly don't all have it. It would never work for me because there is a complete lack of specificity in training, which leads to being mediocre at all things instead of great at a couple of things. With the amount of soccer I play, it would never work. But for most people who don't have that kind of activity to train for, it probably works just fine. If I just worked out on my own with no real goals in mind, I imagine I'd enjoy it quite a bit.
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