the people who competed in this competition arent your “average crossfit guy/girl”… these people are in this competition because they are the best in the world at crossfit. For the most part they are ex athletes who didn’t make it in their respective sport.
You should go to an average crossfit gym and look around at the people who are there. they aren’t going to look like these guys. one or two might but thats about it
You could say the same thing about 99% of gyms in the world when talking about bodybuilding/powerlifting. You don’t go into a globo gym, look at all the fat people, and then judge bodybuilding by what you see there. You judge bodybuilding by what the truly dedicated, hardcore lifters do. Same with crossfit.
^^ If you want to see some bigger weights, check out the rest of the workouts they did on the previous 2 days. 305lb deads, 205lb cleans, 1 rep max shoulder-to-overhead. This is the final event over the course of 3 days, so these guys are pretty toasted at this point. This is also the 2nd event of the day.
Previous workouts done over last couple of days: games.crossfit.com/blog/2010/07/individual-events-announced,669/
yeah I know that. i’ve done crossfit and I have A LOT of friends who do crossfit (it was pretty common with a lot of the other SF guys in the Navy)
What I’m saying is that these guys who are big and jacked didnt get that way from crossfit. They got that way from being oly lifters, or college football players who never made it professionally. They’ve built a huge base with traditional weight lifting routines and now transferred over to crossfit.
your post didnt really address my post but just brought up other points. What I was saying was talking about the OP’s statement about the guys he see’s on this live stream not being small.