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Old 11-17-2005, 09:45 PM   #1
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Some good word by MFT
http://www.gymjones.com/knowledge.php?id=20
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Old 11-18-2005, 03:51 AM   #2
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100% agree. Now just got to keep my form strict.
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Old 11-18-2005, 06:11 AM   #3
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MFT's writings just fire me up, plain and simple.
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Old 11-18-2005, 06:21 AM   #4
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Great article I reposted it over at the Crossfit Myspace forums.

I printed it out and I'm going to keep it in my little book and remind me to do my WOD's the Gym Jones way.
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Old 11-18-2005, 07:12 AM   #5
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I like this one as well

http://www.gymjones.com/knowledge.php?id=18
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Old 11-18-2005, 07:55 AM   #6
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Couldn't agree more. There was a conversation on this board not to long ago about sacrificing form in order to get better times - many members were telling a new member that's how we do it here. Thanks to the folks a Gym Jones for sticking up to this mindset.
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Old 11-18-2005, 09:50 AM   #7
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Excellent! I'll frame this and place it on the wall by the door....with credits to the author.

(Message edited by bootcamprut on November 18, 2005)
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Old 11-18-2005, 09:51 AM   #8
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Mark,
Nice writeup and reminder to all. I like to think any of my slower times are from doing it right the first time, vs. going faster and sloppy.
Bad form = out of control. (Anyone ever see that at their local ski area?)

(p.s. - are you getting any of my emails? I just found out Allwest was being a little too restrictive with email filtering.)
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Old 11-18-2005, 10:55 AM   #9
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Sacrificing form to get more power: is that not how it's done here? Look at things like the DVD and the videos published - the emphasis is power. Look at the recent post about muscleup form (search for it if you're not familiar): form is not the #1 priority, power is.

How do you reconcile this? Someone who gets 50+ pullups compared to someone who does better pullups? I'm not trying to fan the flames but I see two opposing viewpoints and both show some merit. Personally form is my priority, but of course this lowers max reps. What do you do?
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Old 11-18-2005, 12:55 PM   #10
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Ben, cycle focus too.:wink:

Grady Mac,
This is really top stuff!
The articles I've been digging up there have quite the punch!
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