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Old 01-26-2012, 05:01 AM   #9
Tricia Magrini
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Re: Better To Rx And Lost, Then Never Rx'd Before?

I like Erics advice and have definitely applied it for myself. I do think however there is a place for heavy in a metcon situation. It depends on the intent of the written wod. Sets of 10 power cleans are likely meant to be relatively light and fast. a WOD with sets of 3 deadlifts are more likely to be heavy. Not always but often. Your trainers should have an idea of the goal of the workout and be able to help you scale up/down accordingly. Additionally we have lots of girls at our box that do very little to no separate strength work whose numbers are going up consistently....sure they'll top out well below their capabilities if they were too do strength work, but it is possible to get stronger with just metcons......for a while anyway.
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