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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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Postcard to BMF

Calling all BMFers! We know you all love a bit of competition and the chance to be creative, especially when there’s the possibility of a prize, so…. If you’re off somewhere nice for your summer holidays – like the lovely specimens pictured below – we also that know you’ll be packing in some phys while…

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Exercise for Diabetes: Dave Defeats Diabetes

How did you find your very first BMF class? Dave Dewett from Worcester absolutely hated his! But he soon became hooked and is now a green bib who has completed the arduous 40-mile Double Mucker Rat Race obstacle course race in just under 11 hours. Another story about an athlete who has done something seemingly…

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FIVE FITNESS FINDS

Need more energy? Ten minutes of exercise is more invigorating than caffeine Next time 2pm hits and your energy levels start nosediving, don’t reach for coffee or a soft drink. Swap caffeine for a short burst of exercise. A new study from the University of Georgia suggests walking up and down stairs for 10 minutes…

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Fitness helps Stroke recovery

Tracy Hughes was one of a group of BMFers from Manchester’s Heaton Park who piled into their cars last October and travelled to Leeds to take part in The Major mud run together. She had done the Major before and felt in fine fettle, having just become a red bib (intermediate) British Military Fitness (BMF) member.…

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1000 km Camino Challenge

A BMF instructor is looking for young people to take part in a challenging 1000km pilgrimage across Spain. Tony Lemboye has been an instructor with British Military Fitness for seven years and works at BMF Stoke Park in Guildford, at BMF Frimley as well as the new Farnham Park in Surrey. His charity, Young Star…

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BMF Instructors Take Their Skills to Nepal

Who can forget the devastating effect of the two earthquakes that struck Nepal in April and May 2015? Millions of people were evacuated from their homes, many lives were lost, children orphaned and hundreds of refugee camps set up. Here’s how some BMF instructors and volunteers dug in to help rebuild classrooms there: After the…

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