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Old 05-18-2013, 12:06 PM   #5
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I don't know a huge amount about it, but so far I can't see anything to dislike. Seems to combine elements of strength, flexibility, balance, endurance, and cardiovascular fitness.

Some of the higher level people are doing very impressive stuff. A 60kg woman overhead squatting 80kg is formidably strong, in my view.

I agree with RGRthat - it's just tribalism.
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Powerlifts: 500/363/573 @ 220 belt only
front squat: 403
dips: bodyweight + 176 x 4
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