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Old 07-26-2011, 03:26 PM   #7
Matt Thomas
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Re: competing for the cf games without doing crossfit?

Originally Posted by David Meverden View Post
This was demonstrated by Josh Everett who was an early CF badass who's programming of sprinting and strength work (he is strong O-lifter) proved insufficient in 2008 and 2009.
And you think switching from the program that he was doing to following CF would have changed the fact that he got edged out of first place on an O Lift workout? I doubt it. I don't take the fact that he won a close second in the games as proof that the way he trained was insufficient.

Yes I think you could compete for the games title without following CF (I mean if we want to get technical a lot of the top people don't really follow CF), however you would eventually have to practice CF style metcons and build up to an immensely high work load to have a chance.
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