Originally Posted by phburks
Marthor is the OP
Everybody is free to choose their strategy. There's a ton of information available to all of us. Some of that information is available from professional trainers and some is available from people's opinions.
I'm not a professional trainer, so you can take my input as just another opinion.
My goal in posting the responses I did was only to be helpful as I see misinformation posted on these types of forums frequently and I hope we're all here for the same purpose -- to try to help eachother -- to learn from eachother.
Carry earplugs. Don't carry earplugs. I've obviously said my piece.
I will recommend that you discuss this with a qualified and experienced professional trainer to get an expert's opinion which would carry more weight than mine.