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Old 10-03-2007, 03:58 PM   #1
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The argument over the merit of CF on bodybuilding.com

An interesting (and amusing) debate over crossfit principles amongst the bodybuilders/powerlifters/strength trainers over at bodybuilding.com (90% WFS, LOTS of explicit language and topless men):
http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=4911973

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Old 10-03-2007, 04:17 PM   #2
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Re: The argument over the merit of CF on bodybuilding.com

Just for reference W8isGR8 is actually pretty knowledgable about lifting. Just getting a bit ansy though since when I was posting there often we saw tons of annoying threads everyday.. much moreso than here. CF probably isn't the best from a BBing standpoint which is totally true (and the point he was trying to make).
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Old 10-03-2007, 04:25 PM   #3
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Re: The argument over the merit of CF on bodybuilding.com

Hi folks:

Just a word of warning:

We've learned by hard experience not to care too much about what is said on other sites or discussion boards. Most other sites involve a lot of talking smack, some (or all) of it by folks who haven't tried the program.

Occasionally, pain and damage (not the physical kind) has been done by folks talking trash over here, too.

That won't be happening here . . . RIGHT?

(everyone nods)

Good.


(Yes, I *am* cranky this week . . . too much work, not enough workouts.) Tomorrow I'll do something (Monday's, or maybe today's, and the world will look much better).
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Old 10-03-2007, 04:35 PM   #4
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Re: The argument over the merit of CF on bodybuilding.com

Just keep those BB types out of here because we don't need them flooding our forums talking smack about a program they are too scared to try.

Maybe the thread title should have been named someting other than strength since they all got ansy in the pansy about it.

I just hate the cocky attitudes of bodybuilders but it is not different then you would find with a Crossfitter...of course we already know which one is better don't we?
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Old 10-03-2007, 04:38 PM   #5
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Re: The argument over the merit of CF on bodybuilding.com

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Occasionally, pain and damage (not the physical kind) has been done by folks talking trash over here, too.

That won't be happening here . . . RIGHT?

(everyone nods)

Good.
Just be thankful you're not a mod over there. yeesh!
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Old 10-03-2007, 04:59 PM   #6
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Re: The argument over the merit of CF on bodybuilding.com

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Just be thankful you're not a mod over there. yeesh!

Believe me, I am. The group here is very good . . . relatively little work. My post above was just . . . preventative maintenance.

(Lynne, on the other hand, does ALL of the adminstrative work necessary to keeping a board of this size going, and it's amazing. She deserves all the thanks we can give her.)
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Old 10-03-2007, 05:17 PM   #7
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Re: The argument over the merit of CF on bodybuilding.com

That's right. I have not been scolded since I came back. Wow, I must finally be growing up!!!
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Old 10-03-2007, 06:04 PM   #8
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Re: The argument over the merit of CF on bodybuilding.com

Armchair quarterbacks are the best.
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Old 10-03-2007, 07:12 PM   #9
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Re: The argument over the merit of CF on bodybuilding.com

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I just hate the cocky attitudes of bodybuilders but it is not different then you would find with a Crossfitter...of course we already know which one is better don't we?
Better for what? Bodybuilders have different goals. Their goal is to get huge. CrossFit isn't good for that. So I'd argue that for bodybuilders, bodybuilding is actually better.
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Old 10-03-2007, 07:31 PM   #10
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Re: The argument over the merit of CF on bodybuilding.com

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Better for what? Bodybuilders have different goals. Their goal is to get huge. CrossFit isn't good for that. So I'd argue that for bodybuilders, bodybuilding is actually better.
True, true, this thread is probably done here...
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