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Vicky's Story | #RealPeopleRealResults

March 23, 2018

No one goes into a relationship thinking it’s going to be abusive. When Vicky was pinned to the bed with his hands around her neck she realised enough was enough.

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John's Story | #RealPeopleRealResults

March 22, 2018

When John’s world suddenly changed, he plummeted into depression and anxiety, and battled with feelings of zero self-worth.  “As I approached retirement age, I had great difficulty with the concept of not being who I had been for the most of my life”

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Top 10 Tips for your 1st Spartan Race

March 19, 2018

Guest Post by Marc Trussell, Spartan SGX level 2 Coach.

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Birkenhead mother gets family she always dreamed of after losing weight through BMF

February 1, 2018

When Jessica Neil was told by her doctors that she needed to reduce her BMI in order to start fertility treatment, she wasn’t sure where to turn. Having struggled with her weight since the age of 13, the 24 year old felt she had tried everything to shift the pounds. When her parents spotted British Military Fitness (BMF) classes taking place in their local park in Birkenhead in August 2015, Jessica decided to give it a go as a last ditch attempt to lose enough weight to start IVF treatment. Five months later and nearly three stone lighter, Jessica was shocked to discover she had conceived naturally. She gave birth to a healthy baby boy, Frankie, and credits BMF for changing her approach to diet and fitness, as well as giving her and husband Liam the family they always dreamed of.

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BMF Roddy's Story | #BeBMF

February 1, 2018

When British Military Fitness member Roddy was diagnosed with throat cancer he took to BM to get himself fighting fit, ready to face the radiotherapy.

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BMF: Jane's Story #BeBMF

February 1, 2018

After several months of procrastinating, Jane finally gave British Military Fitness (BMF) a try. Eight months on and she's a fully-fledged member and hasn't looked back. We find out more about her BMF experience:

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BMF: Anna's Story #BeBMF

January 31, 2018

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro is something that had been on High School Teacher Anna's bucket list for years. With the help of British Military Fitness (BMF), Anna gained the training and confidence she needed to make that dream a reality. So how did she use BMF to ensure she was ready to tackle the biggest challenge she's faced so far?

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"After six months the weight just started to fall off". John reveals the secret to his success

January 31, 2018

50-year-old logistics manager John Martin from Glasgow started attending British Military Fitness (BMF) sessions in early 2014. Although he’d done a few runs for cancer charities earlier in his life, he had stopped exercising and his weight had gone up to over fourteen stone.

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British Military Fitness member reflects on Channel 4’s SAS Who Dares Wins

January 29, 2018

19-year-old British Military Fitness member, Caine Johnson from Horley in Surrey, had always been keen to pursue a career in the military. And when the opportunity arose to try out Channel 4’s SAS Who Dares Wins, Caine saw it as a chance to see where his limits were and if a military career was really for him. The programme, which was filmed over eight days in Wales, saw five ex Special Forces personnel pushing 30 men to their physical and mental limits by completing a condensed version of the selection process used for the SAS.

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FROM BLUE BIB TO ULTRA RUNNER

January 29, 2018

Natasha Fanshawe joined BMF six years ago and loved it as it was the first fitness programme she had found that kept her coming back for more than just a month or two. Now she runs ultra-marathons - something she said wouldn’t have been possible without BMF giving her a kick-start. Here she tells her story – and invites you to try an ultra too:

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