A little while ago, a friend of mine showed me this trailer of the 100 Man Fight video. If you don’t know hat that is, check out this article. Anyway, I watched it and responded with this:
Did a lot of that kind of training when I was younger. Still paying the price for it…
Another friend replied to that as follows:
Wim, can I ask you to elaborate? I hear a lot of people talk about old wounds, etc., but are you talking muscle damage from a medicine ball to the gut? Carpal tunnel from whacking a log with your forearms like this dude? I don’t hear many people mention the specifics types/methods of training that have consequences like this.
Check out the video first and then read on after the break:
Here’s what I said in response, with some additions left and right: