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Following in her Father’s Footsteps

To mark Father’s Day, Melissa Higham from Manchester tells us how special it is for her to be able to take part in BMF classes alongside her dad Gary. They’be been part of the BMF family for two years and are both now green bibs. “It was my mum who first dragged my dad down…

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Carl Baker has been a BMF Instructor since May 2002. That’s 15 years during which he has taken precisely 4,127 classes. That means he’s dished out 41,000 press ups, sit ups and burpees at the very least! So he’s responsible for creating a fair few six packs and extra pounds of muscle around London during that…

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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…

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Five Fitness Finds

We’ve been scouring publications and posts for the most informative features and motivating morsels on health and fitness out there. Here’s this month’s selection: If you struggle to stay the course – and we all do at times – this piece on Precision Nutrition is all about the military mindset of quitting tomorrow. Not now,…

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15 BMF Characters. Which One are You?!

All our BMF members are unique individuals and we don’t like to generalise. That’s what makes park life so sociable and interesting. It’s also why we provide adapted exercises and routines when necessary. We wouldn’t want it any other way. But are there some BMF characters common to all our parks? If so, which one…

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Clare Skelton trains at BMF Finsbury Park and got married in the village she was brought up in at the end of April. She’s shared her top five tips for a BMF bride-to-be so that anyone else out there who is preparing for their big day can benefit from her experience.  Grooms-to-be can take most of…

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The Invictus Games – One To Watch

Part-time BMF Instructor and Major mud run volunteer Steve Cokayne says he is “still buzzing” after being selected to take part in the Invictus Games in Toronto this September. More than 770 people registered their interest in the UK team which had just 90 places available. Steve will compete in the powerlifting event, after building…

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The BMF Wonder Woman Workout

The new Wonder Woman film ‘Rise of the Warrior’ is winging its way into cinemas on Thursday 1st June and BMF was only too happy to create a bespoke workout in her honour. You can join in the workout at home, in the gym or at the park, with or without a partner. If you’ve…

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Top Secret! Six Cheeky Cheats Exposed…..

Do you occasionally cheat on your reps? Be honest now, it’s sorely tempting when you’ve got a painful dose of DOMS or have had a heavy night of Pubfit with your fellow park members the night before. And you may get away with those missed burpees. Don’t rest on your laurels though. When it comes…

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Walkfit Comes to More Parks

Walkfit classes – the walking version of British Military Fitness sessions – are something to tell your mates about if they want to get active but think our ‘boot camp’ classes are a bit full-on. Maybe you know someone who enjoys getting in their 10,000 steps a day on an activity tracker? The classes are also for you…

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