The Spartan Workout

Discussion in 'Strength & Conditioning Discussion' started by Only ONE GOAT, Jan 15, 2013.

  1. Only ONE GOAT

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    Why would you make the purchase then ask if it is effective?

    Is today backwards day?
     
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    Ahahahaha LOL, naaaa I borrowed it off a mate. I remember it was all the rage back in the day. I was just wandering wandering how useful it was.
     
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    Try it and let the rest of us know.
     
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    Fo Sho
     
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    I just read that article. What they are doing is pretty much like crossfit. Crossfit works, the hard thing is pushing yourself, holding yourself accountable and not cheating. The 300 guys had one up on the rest of us because they had people there motivating them. It will be much harder for the average Joe unless you are uber motivatied. Good luck.
     
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    Opinions vary on it and mine is you were wise to have not spent money on it.
     
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    I'd imagine there's a large section on ab air-brushing techniques and cgi enhancement
     
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    Alot of people say that but it was real no airbrushing or CGI involved to enchance.
     
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    Really? Always thought there some cgi to enhance their muscles.
     
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    When exactly is 'back in the day?'
     
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    bullshit-o-meter is off the charts


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  14. PUO3

    PUO3 You are a can. Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    most people cant complete this, so its a pretty shitty starting point imo.

     
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    Did it (the actual "workout"/challenge) once when we were doing a lot of conditioning challenges here. Definitely Crossfit-type shit. That shit did get me ripped, though it didn't really do jack for my actual cardio. Gave me a bit of "old man/retard strength" when needed. Compound movements, circuit training = heck of a workout. It's something to reach for, if your goal is to lower your time in the challenge, though I really see no point in buying a book all about it. All you need to do is to learn how to perform the exercises and to do them. For a training manual I wouldn't pick it over Ross Enamait's books any day, and definitely not over Joel Jamieson's as an MMA conditioning guide.

    Besides, I can't bring myself to trust anything that promises someone to make him "action movie-ripped" in [a certain amount of time].
     
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    What is the official definition of old man strength? Sounds oddly like broscience to me
     
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    ^^ Arlecc could answer this, but I haven't seen him around here in ages!!!
     
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    PUO3 You are a can. Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    old man strength is serious business. its one level below retard strength and should not be fucked with.
     
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    Well I'm not too worried because I beat up retards regularly.
     
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    Mark Twight on that particular subject: http://www.gymjones.com/knowledge/article/300-opinions/

    "I have read that it was all CGI, make-up, steroids, etc. However, no one has come right out and said, "those guys worked really hard and had the self-discipline to control what they put into their mouths." Which is what I suggest: have the self-discipline to control what comes out of your mouth, especially if you are ignorant about the topic being discussed."
     

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