28 Apr '16, 2pm

In Defense of Specialization: How CrossFit Gets it Wrong (again)

In my humble opinion one major component to this discussion is the “mental” aspect. What is it that makes us “want or desire” to be fit??????? Usually those of us who compete regardless of level of competition will place emphasis on those activities that will support our ability to become better. In me personal experiences having competed at various activities for several decades. (DIV 1 football, national level Judo, regional level body building and power lifting, as well as competing in half marathon races at the ripe age of 53, I can confidently say that I trained in specifics that allowed me to be the best I could be in those sports. Now with running I do those things that make me the best runner I can be. (I am still learning) So in a nut shell to make the blanket statement that a specific sport or activity is the all encompassing way to “perfect” or total fitness is ...

Full article: http://strengthrunning.com/2016/04/in-defense-of-speciali...

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