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Old 02-03-2013, 04:37 AM   #20
Matt Ldn
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Default Re: Jack Dempsey advice on training

Originally Posted by dealt_with View Post
I'm just saying I don't understand why anybody would look to an old timer for training advice, many of his ideas are obviously out of date. Just because you were good at something doesn't mean you know the best way to go about things either. Dempsey was a cruiser by todays standards so you shouldn't compare him to heavyweights, compare him to a cruiser David Haye or Holyfield.
Its infuriating the way people look at athletes as some kind of irrefutable source of knowledge. You are a credit to this forum.

Originally Posted by StillWill View Post
I agree with him that sparring is the best exercise for a boxer. There is no substitute, that at least hasn't changed
Its also a great way to be a walking vegetable by the time you are 40
Originally Posted by Jdsm View Post
Why would somebody avoid posting scientifically valid information to help further people's knowledge?
Must have some kind of agenda, he really should just stop posting and trying to educate. I used to have a bunch of ****s like him at school.
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