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Old 09-18-2008, 06:46 AM   #1
Nicolas Castonguay
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How good would this program be for someone just starting out?

http://www.teenbodybuilding.com/steh7.htm (wfs)

If you just start out, could that be a good base to prepare yourself to Crossfit, and will it actually give you any strength gains or it will only be muscle endurance?
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Old 09-18-2008, 07:11 AM   #2
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Re: How good would this program be for someone just starting out?

That program concentrates too much on too few movements.

You have a crossfit Affiliate in your city(that I've visited before) Great guys. You should take a few classes there, then just do scaled back version of the mainpage WOD.

The best way to "prepare for crossfit" is to do crossfit. Reduce the weights/time/reps to manageable numbers, and over time, you'll get stronger/better/faster/fitter.
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Old 09-18-2008, 08:18 AM   #3
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Re: How good would this program be for someone just starting out?

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http://www.teenbodybuilding.com/steh7.htm (wfs)

If you just start out, could that be a good base to prepare yourself to Crossfit, and will it actually give you any strength gains or it will only be muscle endurance?
Why not just do CrossFit? Or the BrandX WODs?
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Old 09-18-2008, 08:32 AM   #4
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Re: How good would this program be for someone just starting out?

It would be crappy. There is no force overload (more wieght) just lots of reps. THis will not make you much stronger. If you are strong enough to do the WODs as rxd, you don;t need this, just do the WOD. If youdon't have the strength already, this will not get you there.
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