British Military Fitness Blog

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Exercise and Technology

September 29, 2012

Even before the days of chest expanders, Lycra and leg-warmers, people have been interested in gadgets to assist our exercise and fitness classes. We are all looking for something that will make us go faster!

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If you believe, you can achieve!

September 4, 2012

I was inspired to write this blog whilst watching the Paralympics. To see these guys and girls get on with life, not just survive but thrive and be the best they can be is truly awesome.

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Why you should train like the British Army

August 17, 2012

The British Army sets the standards for soldiers to BE THE BEST!

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Blood doping, sweat and tears

July 31, 2012

What really makes me laugh about those who test positive for banned substances is their reaction to being found out. Statements like “how did that get there?” and “I’m baffled by the result, I’ve no idea how 14 horse tranquilizers found their way into my Coco Pops” are priceless.

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Learn to sprint like Usain Bolt

July 30, 2012

What makes Usain stand out from other sprinters is the fact that at 6'5 he has a much longer stride length but the same turn over rate as many of his other smaller competitors.

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How does the military keep it’s servicemen and women motivated?

July 11, 2012

As a rule we should all do our best to keep in shape by staying fit and healthy.  In the Armed Forces this is essential!

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How the army keep cool when exercising in the heat

July 9, 2012

It takes the average person between five to 14 days to acclimatise to a new climate. Once acclimatised, it allows the body to regulate its core temperature more efficiently, thereby allowing you to train harder and more effectively.

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Do you have what it takes to be an Olympic athlete?

June 28, 2012

In just a few weeks time the greatest show on earth comes to London town!

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Get an ace body the Wimbledon way

June 25, 2012

With one of the major sporting events in the calendar, Wimbledon, starting this week we will be watching the likes of the Venus sisters, Capriati and Hingis darting across the courts and putting us all to shame.

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What is functional fitness?

June 20, 2012

You may have heard this term recently and it certainly seems to be the latest buzzword. It’s really all about training your body to handle real-life situations.

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