"Hard training, easy combat; easy training, hard combat" - Marshal Suvorov - famous Russian General who understood training specificity.

Can anyone explain why the essence of this program (http://call.army.mil/call/nftf/janfeb97/bfpt.htm )

is consistent with the CrossFit Program?


Row 500 meters
Rest as needed
Deadlift max at 15 reps, immediately on last rep, come up and...
Max set of pull-ups.
Rest as needed.
Repeat deadlift set again, come up immediately on last rep and...
Max set of pull-ups.
Rest as needed.
Repeat deadlift set again, come up immediately on last rep and...
Max set of pull-ups
Rest as needed.
Row 500 meters