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3 HIIT Workouts to Kickstart 2018

What is a HIIT workout and why should I try HIIT training? HIIT training (high-intensity interval training) has been highlighted as one of the top fitness trends in 2018. In fact, every year the American College of Sports Medicine does an annual survey to identify the top 20 fitness trend and HIIT training has come out…

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Annie’s BMF-approved brownies!

When Annie whipped out a box of delicious (and healthy…ish!) brownies, they were devoured within minutes so we can officially confirm that these have been tried and tested by real BMF members and instructors with massive success! Annie has decided to let us in on her little secret, so here’s her recipe: INGREDIENTS – 1.5 cups walnuts…

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New Year, New You?

New Year, New You? You’re not alone, but so many people quit their diets and exercise regime within weeks. So much of this is down to boredom, lack of motivation or going on faddy diets where you’re eating ‘rabbit food’ – all of which are not sustainable or enjoyable. Well, we can help you. Hopefully…

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Christmas Timetable 2017

We have no doubt that many of you are already getting excited for the festive period. With that in mind, we wanted to update you on our Christmas timetables and when your classes will be running. The table below shows when ALL CLASSES nationwide will be cancelled or changed. This is to give our extremely hard working…

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BMF Myth Busters: 5 things beginners are scared of

As with everything new and unknown, the thought of turning up to your first British Military Fitness (BMF) class can be a daunting prospect. But let us reassure you that a) you’re not alone in being a little nervous and b) for the most part, these nerves are unjust.  All beginners will be absolutely fine…

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Combining massage & exercise

We’ve all had the importance of stretching drilled into us by our instructor, but did you know massages are a great way to help with your training regime too? The team at Urban Massage have given us some pointers on how getting regular treatment can boost your workout results, as well as help with recovery.…

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10 things only a true BMF’er would understand

You know you’re a true BMFer when: 1…you know you’ll only stop to recover when the class finishes “Everyone into the plank position to recover” “I want to see everyone doing spotty dogs while you get your breath back” 2…your instructor asks you to get into ranks or files and then starts counting, “5…4….3…2…” 3…you…

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Weight Loss

Weight loss rather than weight training

Paul Beard’s weight had crept up to just over 20 stone by the time he reached his 40s. He decided to do something about it when a friend, who was the same age as him, had a stroke. They joined a slimming club together and Paul lost almost four stone. Then he decided that as well…

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Mark and Jodie with their medals


An Ironman is a testing triathlon encompassing a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike race and a 26.2 mile marathon – with strict rules on completing it unaided. Mark and Jodie Reynolds were just two of the BMF members and instructors who completed Ironman UK in Bolton on 17th July this year. But, as far…

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