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Old 10-08-2010, 04:26 PM   #25
Katherine Derbyshire
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Re: From charlespoliquin: The "Functional" Training Delusion

Originally Posted by Ari Sherwood View Post
Well, maybe we're devolving into a semantic argument here, but Minor's primary thesis is not that single-joint movements can be functional (which is hard to disagree with), but rather is stated in the opening line: "functional training is not superior to traditional strength training" while Poliquin seems to be arguing just the opposite.
Except aren't squats and deadlifts about as "traditional" as you can get, predating machines by hundreds if not thousands of years?

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