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Richard Hancock 05-09-2008 06:58 PM

Wow, It Works!
 
Wow! I cannot believe (well, as hard as I am going at it, I guess I should believe) what improvements I have made! I started Crossfit last January, and I am just barely able to complete the WOD's. At 53 years old, I am not taking a chance on blowing out any ligaments, so I scale down the loads, and my times will never catch up to the animals on the website, but my body fat is peeling away, and my muscle definition is rockin'!

Here is what I love: My cardio is way up, no treadmill or stationary bike. My core is rock, no abs machines or silly wasted movements, my muscle definintion, and my weight, are comparable to my gymnastics competition days, thirty-something years ago.

Website videos are awesome! You guys, AND gals are beasts! I want to be like you! Somebody congratulate me. Thanks, ahead.

Jake Oleander 05-09-2008 07:03 PM

Re: Wow, It Works!
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Richard Hancock (Post 308329)
Somebody congratulate me. Thanks, ahead.

i got you, rich. congrats! you definitely need to work out hard for longevity in the stunt industry. CF is some of the best conditioning available. now you can keep showing the young guys how its done!

Richard Hancock 05-09-2008 07:12 PM

Re: Wow, It Works!
 
thanks jake. i needed that. i am just so excited that i finally found a workout-for-fitness regime that works for me!

David Wood 05-10-2008 07:40 PM

Re: Wow, It Works!
 
Hey Richard, congratulations on (a) finding CrossFit, and even more (b) still being in the stunt industry at 53. Seriously, I gotta suspect that you're already in pretty fine shape if you're doing that. I'm that age, and there's no way I'd be falling off a mezzanine for a living.


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