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Old 07-14-2011, 08:50 AM   #13
Brian Carver
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Re: Gslp

I'm not sure why neck training isn't more common around crossfit. Having a strong neck is at least as 'functional' as most anything else that's done around here, and is very important from a safety standpoint. Training for the 'unknown and unknowable' (or whatever the saying is) should at least prepare you to take a shot to the head, be that from a foot, fist or something falling from a high shelf, etc.

Coming from a football/wrestling/rugby background, I've always trained my neck. It doesn't take a lot of time or energy, and you get a lot of reward for relatively little effort.
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