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Forum: Fitness 02-20-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 34
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Posted By Chris Ross
Re: movnat style training - opinions

He's probably still correct though ;)
Forum: Fitness 02-20-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,544
Posted By Chris Ross
Re: movnat style training - opinions

Well put Dean.

Drew, the examples I used were not meant to be a dig at anyone, actually I was slightly tweaking one of Coach Glassmans old quotes. Something along the lines of CFers being able to...
Forum: Fitness 02-20-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,544
Posted By Chris Ross
Re: movnat style training - opinions

I would also add that clearly what i have listed above would not likely get me as strong as a CFer, or as good on a benchmark WOD, but....

I would wager that:
- whilst I might not climb as well...
Forum: Fitness 02-20-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,544
Posted By Chris Ross
Re: movnat style training - opinions

Thanks for the opinons Andrew.
I agree the 'Intermediate' level 'workout' looks pretty tame.

Whilst I've cited movnat as my example numerous times in this thread my idea for training is more...
Forum: Fitness 02-18-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,544
Posted By Chris Ross
Re: movnat style training - opinions

Thanks for the replies. Definately not an ad, but I guess I'm enthusiastic as this style of training has opened my eyes up to some big gaps in my training.

I agree that skills + strength etc make...
Forum: Fitness 02-18-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,544
Posted By Chris Ross
Re: movnat style training - opinions

thanks for the link - cool video!

To answer your question, no scrambling up trees everyday would not be the answer but it would be part of the answer.

As per my first post, in my opinion a...
Forum: Fitness 02-18-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,544
Posted By Chris Ross
Re: movnat style training - opinions

thanks for the reply. To answer your question:

What makes this more "nat" than normal training?

I guess my answer to that is that the movnat style of training is more about actually doing the...
Forum: Fitness 02-18-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,544
Posted By Chris Ross
Re: movnat style training - opinions

216 views and no one has an opinion on this topic?

Ppl on this forum used to have an opinion on everything :)
Forum: Fitness 02-18-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,544
Posted By Chris Ross
movnat style training - opinions

Hi folks

So I have been contemplating making a change to my training for some time now towards a more Movnat inspired approach.

For those unfamiliar here's a link (WFS safe):...
Forum: Fitness 08-11-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,569
Posted By Chris Ross
Re: persistent health problem w/ heavy lifting

Thanks for the replies everyone.

I should qualify a few things. Doing 85% + of 1rm alone is not enough to make me ill, but for example if I'm doing 5x5, or similar then the last 1-2 sets with 85%+...
Forum: Fitness 08-10-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,569
Posted By Chris Ross
persistent health problem w/ heavy lifting

Hi everyone, so here's the situation. This has been an ongoing issue for me ever since I started Oly Lifting and heavier strength work approx 1 year ago. I have spoken to a GP about it and been told...
Forum: Fitness 08-31-2010, 12:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,761
Posted By Chris Ross
Re: power training

No not trying boxing, just curious.

At the heart of it I guess my query is what is the best mthod by which to develop power endurance.

Is it to combine max strength and max power training with...
Forum: Fitness 08-30-2010, 02:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,761
Posted By Chris Ross
Re: power training

thanks for the replies.

No, not looking to avoid the big lifts (they've actually become quite dear to me :D).

I'm asking because of sports like boxing/kick boxing where the lifting of heavy...
Forum: Fitness 08-28-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,761
Posted By Chris Ross
Re: power training

sure, i agree.

but if you were to start with a weight you could manage, let's use the clean as an example for arguments sake.

If you work on doing 5 sets of 3 reps of a clean with a weight you...
Forum: Fitness 08-28-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,761
Posted By Chris Ross
power training

Hi

I have a question regarding power training.
Most sports require max power efforts and/or power endurance efforts.

Power involes a combination of strength and speed.

However does power...
Forum: Fitness 08-28-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,900
Posted By Chris Ross
the logic behind unstable surface training

Hi Guys

recently purchased and watched a S&C DVD called Combative Conditioning by the Straight Blast GYm. It's a well known combat martial arts group headed up by Matt Thornton BJJ Black Belt and...
Forum: Fitness 08-27-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,091
Posted By Chris Ross
stability balls vs rings

Hi

just wondering, why is it that the use of rings is well supported in the CF community but stability ball work tends not to be. For example,

performing a pushup with feet elevated with hands...
Forum: Fitness 08-04-2010, 02:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,669
Posted By Chris Ross
before fitness training

hi

These days ppl have the time and energy to engage in fitness training programs such as Crossfit, sport specific fitness etc. This is because for most of us at least, our jobs are highly...
Forum: Fitness 07-21-2010, 02:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,547
Posted By Chris Ross
Re: endurance and age

i agree quitting during the event would be a no-no. What i'm talking about is ppl pre-emptively using pain killers prior to and during the race.

just seems like a crutch to me
Forum: Fitness 07-19-2010, 02:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,547
Posted By Chris Ross
Re: endurance and age

i guess i don't meant cheating in the literal sense, and yes you're right there was no specific rule against it.

I guess i mean it just seems wrong. If you need to use painkillers to get through...
Forum: Fitness 07-18-2010, 01:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,547
Posted By Chris Ross
Re: endurance and age

thanks for the reply, makes sense.

on another note (and i may flag these on CFE to get some opinions) but i noticed that a HEAP of competitors were using over the counter pain killers during the...
Forum: Fitness 07-17-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,547
Posted By Chris Ross
endurance and age

Hi

a friend of mine just participated in an ultramarathon event, 96km in mountainous bush terrain. I was part of the support crew bringing food, water etc.

While waiting at the finish line I...
Forum: Fitness 07-03-2010, 10:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,031
Posted By Chris Ross
Re: expanding on CFT

thanks for the link Nolan, that's basically exactly what I was thinking of. Someone has picked those specific parameters and wods in the tables because they encompass the spectrum of some of what...
Forum: Fitness 07-03-2010, 10:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,031
Posted By Chris Ross
Re: expanding on CFT

people compare their CFT and Wod times all the time around here. People are naturally curious about where they fit in the grand scheme of CF athletes, especially those in there own age and weight...
Forum: Fitness 07-03-2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,031
Posted By Chris Ross
expanding on CFT

Hi

not sure if this has been discussed before but was wondering if the idea of an expanded and more wholistic CFT might be useful, something that includes a score for some of the key benchmark...
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