|11-07-2011, 01:10 PM||#1|
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Crossfit 5x3 training
Last edited by BendtheBar; 11-07-2011 at 01:13 PM.
|11-07-2011, 01:15 PM||#2|
Bearded Beast of Duloc
Edited the title spelling error Mike.
5 x 3 has been used for decades in different capacities. I'm not sure if Crossfit uses it but I know they didn't create it.
|11-07-2011, 05:32 PM||#3|
Fat, Pale, Weak
Join Date: May 2011
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Training Type: Strongman
Fav Exercise: Deadlift
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5X3 is a classic oly lifting scheme. I am sure its been used for a very long time.
PR's as of 10/24/2011:
Push Press: 235X3
Clean and Strict Press: 175X3
12 inch Log Press: 250
Atlas Stone: 300 over 48" bar
Hummer Tire Dead: 500X3
18" Deadlift: 550
Many more PR's to come
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|11-07-2011, 05:55 PM||#4|
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Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Sydney, Australia
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Training Type: Fullbody
Fav Exercise: Squat & Quick Lifts
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Its been used for a long long time, and not invented by CrossFit.
The guy who said it, was a CrossFit enthusiast, not a CrossFit athlete, if you get what I mean.
Him and one of the trainers were discussing his routine, both of which didn't really know much about CrossFit or any sort of weight training that involved more than 1 joint. From what I can gather, the individual who said it probably trained a little at a CrossFit gym (or even looked on a CrossFit website) and saw some of the training they did. They do a lot of Oly movements, so they probably use 5x3 as part of their training, the frequency at which they use 5x3 I dont know.
With the internet and all the misinformation and confusion, he was probably told by someone somewhere that 5x3 was invented by CrossFit. Most of the CrossFit stuff I have seen is the circuits with the Oly movements and a bunch of other things.
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