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by Steve14
Tue 09 Sep, 2014 8:56 am
Forum: SF Joining & Training
Topic: SBS Kayak 30 km test
Replies: 7
Views: 7458

Re: SBS Kayak 30 km test

Yeah tides and wind, but there has got to be a cut off point.
by Steve14
Tue 26 Aug, 2014 9:03 am
Forum: SF Joining & Training
Topic: SBS Kayak 30 km test
Replies: 7
Views: 7458

Re: SBS Kayak 30 km test

He would have to catch me in my kayak first 8)
by Steve14
Sun 24 Aug, 2014 4:36 am
Forum: SF Joining & Training
Topic: SBS Kayak 30 km test
Replies: 7
Views: 7458

SBS Kayak 30 km test

Does anyone know is the 30km test in the kayak done in a single or double klepper and is there a time limit?

steve
by Steve14
Thu 07 Jun, 2012 7:37 am
Forum: Army Joining & Training
Topic: 4/73 Special ob. training prep.
Replies: 2
Views: 2020

Re: 4/73 Special ob. training prep.

US navy SEAL fitness guide. Just swap one of the long slow swim days for a long run

http://www.sealswcc.com/pdf/naval-speci ... -guide.pdf
by Steve14
Thu 05 Apr, 2012 10:37 am
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: milling
Replies: 6
Views: 4536

Re: milling

Do you only do it once in training? Or is a ongoing thing in the paras?
by Steve14
Sun 11 Mar, 2012 9:18 am
Forum: RMR Joining & Training
Topic: Age details, Official
Replies: 3
Views: 6757

Re: Age details, Official

you can still get your green lid

http://www.army.mod.uk/royalengineers/units/853.aspx

these guys will take you up to age 44
by Steve14
Sun 11 Mar, 2012 9:15 am
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: Passed PRAC this week
Replies: 16
Views: 7062

Re: Passed PRAC this week

with the pressups could you take a break? could you rest your ass in the air? put knees on the floor? or did you have to bash them out in one go? was it elbows tucked in and chest to floor?

well done buddy your stats are inspirational.
by Steve14
Fri 03 Jun, 2011 2:52 pm
Forum: SF Joining & Training
Topic: PFT mile and half run
Replies: 0
Views: 5278

PFT mile and half run

is the mile and half run test, on the briefing course to be done under 10.30 or 9.30? and is their a set warm up e.g. paras warm up with 3.5 run, marines with 1.5 run etc

cheers
by Steve14
Sat 15 Jan, 2011 3:37 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Press ups, press ups, press ups...help!
Replies: 9
Views: 4058

Re: Press ups, press ups, press ups...help!

yes rest 60 or 90 seconds or whatever suits you
by Steve14
Fri 14 Jan, 2011 9:28 am
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Press ups, press ups, press ups...help!
Replies: 9
Views: 4058

Re: Press ups, press ups, press ups...help!

do the push ups slowly, let your chest slowly drop to floor the on each rep.

I got from 20 to 45 in a few weeks doing my reps like that 6*10 slow push ups 4 times a week
by Steve14
Mon 26 Oct, 2009 1:45 pm
Forum: Political Affairs
Topic: Irish vote on Lisbon treaty lost
Replies: 20
Views: 16331

We had to have another vote and this time we voted "yes"
by Steve14
Wed 08 Jul, 2009 10:58 am
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: Fitness Training plan on 4para.co.uk
Replies: 2
Views: 2215

Fitness Training plan on 4para.co.uk

Ok I can follow the running plan but the push ups/ sit up part is a bit vague https://www.4para.co.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&catid=48:recruit-news&id=60:fitness&Itemid=56 Everyday there is a run to do, either a jog or fartlek over 3 different local routes. Thats fine. But how does...
by Steve14
Mon 09 Mar, 2009 9:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Two soldiers die in N.I shooting at Massereene Army Base
Replies: 16
Views: 3789

HCR wrote:Ref British Troops being in NI.
Now N Irealnd is apart of the UK, and the people of N Irealnd voted for that. So the British Army have as much right to be there than in England, Scotland and Wales as far as Im concerned.
i dont think thats true. tell me When did they vote for that?
by Steve14
Wed 04 Mar, 2009 8:21 am
Forum: Para's General Discussion
Topic: What Really Causes Back Pain - Part 4 Abdominal Muscles
Replies: 8
Views: 3721

Cheers for all the info Dave. yes that guys website is pretty confusing. As for your questions Does your back feel stiff first thing in the morning, but then gradually gets better during the day ? no its a persistant pain in the small of my back and in the groin that lasts for about 1 week after sit...
by Steve14
Tue 03 Mar, 2009 10:47 am
Forum: Para's General Discussion
Topic: What Really Causes Back Pain - Part 4 Abdominal Muscles
Replies: 8
Views: 3721

Cheers dave

My Girlfriend is harrasing me to see an osteopath, I want to see a physio.

Limited funds. have to make the right choice :wink: