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by ofens
Tue 28 Jun, 2016 12:31 am
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: Where has every one gone?
Replies: 6
Views: 7487

Re: Where has every one gone?

I still pop in fom time to time :)
Shame it's quiet, people move on... also Facebook groups havd become far more useful and often fulfil the needs that forums like this once did.
by ofens
Tue 28 Jun, 2016 12:20 am
Forum: Para's General Discussion
Topic: Hats
Replies: 7
Views: 4921

Re: Hats

Paras call everyone hats, even each other! :lol:
If it's the career you want then go for it , don't worry abiut stuff like that.
Everyone everywhere gets ragged for something.
by ofens
Tue 28 Jun, 2016 12:15 am
Forum: Help & Assistance
Topic: what should I join
Replies: 4
Views: 3992

Re: what should I join

Don't let your parents tell you what to do.
I agree with hyperlithe about the a levels though - but only if you really want to do them. Which subjects are you interested in?

Paras and Marines are great choices if you want to be the best :)
by ofens
Tue 28 Jun, 2016 12:09 am
Forum: Army Joining & Training
Topic: Rejoining after Medical Discharge.
Replies: 1
Views: 3173

Re: Rejoining after Medical Discharge.

Firstly if you want paras, go paras. Nothing against the navy, but you need to do what you want! Don't let anyone stop you. I've had stress fractures in three of the four lower leg bones and it's never been a problem. When stress fractures heal properly the area is usually stronger anyway. As far as...
by ofens
Tue 28 Jun, 2016 12:03 am
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: Personal fitness for ADSC & PRAC
Replies: 6
Views: 9029

Re: Personal fitness for ADSC & PRAC

Programmes like p90, insanity etc are great if you can consistently follow them, keep on top of your running as well though.
I've become keen on crossfit style training, it yields great results.
by ofens
Mon 12 Oct, 2015 3:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Looking for genuine custom British Army dog tags
Replies: 7
Views: 4257

Re: Looking for genuine custom British Army dog tags

My dad is so old-school, his dogtags were made of real dog meat. They had to stay up late each night curing and re-curing them, to stop them rotting.
by ofens
Mon 12 Oct, 2015 3:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Looking for genuine custom British Army dog tags
Replies: 7
Views: 4257

Re: Looking for genuine custom British Army dog tags

My dad is so old-school, his dogtags were made of real dog meat. They had to stay up late each night curing and re-curing them, to stop them rotting.
by ofens
Tue 07 Apr, 2015 10:51 am
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: General Discussion about signal jammer
Replies: 4
Views: 4256

Re: General Discussion about signal jammer

Why do we attract such crackpots on this forum...?!
hahahahaha
by ofens
Tue 05 Aug, 2014 10:10 pm
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: Standard of Fitness/ 1.5 Miler advice
Replies: 15
Views: 12146

Re: Standard of Fitness/ 1.5 Miler advice

How did you get on at weekend zero?
by ofens
Sat 19 Apr, 2014 12:30 pm
Forum: Recommended Media
Topic: 4 ADSR 1989 Hearts of Green
Replies: 1
Views: 4339

Re: 4 ADSR 1989 Hearts of Green

Sounds like a good read, many of us are recruited on spoon-fed ideals and dreams that turn out drastically different :-?
by ofens
Sat 19 Apr, 2014 12:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Passing Out Parade
Replies: 2
Views: 2015

Re: Passing Out Parade

You'll get a letter shortly after he starts basic training with everything you need to know.
by ofens
Sat 19 Apr, 2014 12:24 pm
Forum: Army Joining & Training
Topic: Totally new and joining up
Replies: 10
Views: 4546

Re: Totally new and joining up

Congratulations saleenacarter on this week's Time Team award, for resurrecting a 10 year old post! :D As for books I'd recommend Fighting Fit by Adrian Weale for all round military fitness from beginner to selection candidates, and Simon Waterson's Commando Workout for a civi-oriented all-round fitn...
by ofens
Sat 19 Apr, 2014 12:09 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: PJFT Prep
Replies: 8
Views: 6523

Re: PJFT Prep

Let us know how you get on, with running time progress and also your PJFT when you do it 8)
by ofens
Mon 14 Apr, 2014 9:14 am
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: PJFT Prep
Replies: 8
Views: 6523

Re: PJFT Prep

Try interval training, there are loads of ideas to play around with, one favourite of mine is
400m run (fast!), 1 minutes rest; repeat 10 times

You can improve your speed by on normal runs by doing speed work like this.