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by briggfoot
Sun 03 Aug, 2008 1:47 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: If i can..?
Replies: 8
Views: 2756

Well done fella, bet you're over the moon. And with good reason!

What was the piss-up like after your passing out parade?
by briggfoot
Thu 29 May, 2008 3:59 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: To All Prospective RM Officers
Replies: 59
Views: 18795

And you are doing a good job - cheers for the information thus far RM Recruiting Officer.

Please stick around :D
by briggfoot
Thu 29 May, 2008 11:39 am
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Achilles tendonitis
Replies: 16
Views: 3490

Hi Chemist, good points there.... I have had shin splints a couple of years ago when my mileage was rediculous, but these havn't caused me problems for a year or two. Do you think it is worth seeing a podiatrist and getting an analyses done anyway, along the lines of "prevention is better than cure,...
by briggfoot
Wed 28 May, 2008 8:56 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Achilles tendonitis
Replies: 16
Views: 3490

alright mate, unlucky to hear about that, its frustrating i know. I have a similar thing called Tendosinovitus (sp?) at the moment - came out of the blue, my ankle became swollen and painful for no obvious reason during a couple of months when i was doing nothing particularly active. Had surgery a c...
by briggfoot
Sat 17 May, 2008 2:21 pm
Forum: Army Joining & Training
Topic: Hole in the heart?
Replies: 9
Views: 3575

Hello mate, Sorry to hear about this. Gutting i know to find out you have any medical condition which might jepadise your application, especially when you appear to be perfectly healthy etc... I got rejected from some OTC selection a few years back because on the medical inspection the quack found a...
by briggfoot
Fri 16 May, 2008 6:44 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Training programme
Replies: 10
Views: 2088

Fair play on the training mate, that looks like a lot - I am just starting at the bottom again so need to work up to that... Are you having much success with the 100 Pushups training program? Ive got a leg in a cast on the moment, so using the time to work on upper body strength. Might give this a t...
by briggfoot
Tue 23 Jan, 2007 6:15 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Video of Matt Baker taking part in the PRMC
Replies: 69
Views: 12556

Thanks for taking the time and effort to put the video onto the internet.

The video's were great, and another good insight into what goes on down there.

Cheers again
Briggs

:D
by briggfoot
Thu 18 Jan, 2007 8:32 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Parcel to Afghanistan
Replies: 33
Views: 3979

Ive sent a few parcels to BFPO.

It's sh1t that Blair took away the "free postage, anytime" system. Why he did that, i don't know.

Anyway, i got told almost EXACTLY what Digitalfreefall wrote.
Haribo, sweets go down really well

Briggsy
by briggfoot
Wed 17 Jan, 2007 11:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: running jackets
Replies: 8
Views: 1168

Run faster - keep warmer :D Beer jacket anyone?

I just use any old zip up fleece. Does the job, what more do you need?

Andy
by briggfoot
Wed 17 Jan, 2007 11:07 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: At CTC, update on prmc
Replies: 6
Views: 1173

Well done that man! Good luck for tomorrow! I bet the next time you read this post, you'll be back, hopefully WITH A PAIR OF BOOTS!! :D :D Good to see a few MFAT lads on your course. I swear i have been lurking and reading Digitalfreefalls posts for ages, so its good he's finally got a crack at it. ...
by briggfoot
Thu 11 Jan, 2007 11:49 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: HELP! Press Ups...Sorry
Replies: 10
Views: 1364

One i have been doing for the last few weeks is 150 Marine style pressups in as few sets as possible, for time. Today was my 13th attempt. I do 2 days "on," 1 day rest taking particular interest in the number i can bang out in the first set. Every day is a new personal best! Today i managed 55, yest...
by briggfoot
Fri 05 Jan, 2007 10:25 am
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: John Tysoe - Best wishes from Mfat
Replies: 31
Views: 6337

oh, excellent news that John is recovering.
Good luck to him for the future.

Andrew
by briggfoot
Sun 24 Dec, 2006 4:58 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Md
Replies: 20
Views: 2549

Unlucky bro, Sounds like you are taking it in your stride anyway, and are not too hung-up over it. From what i have read, your fitness was very good. I hope you still have a good christmas and that the next 4 years are ok for you. Live a little. I have 4 years to go before i can apply, and its hard ...
by briggfoot
Mon 04 Dec, 2006 8:27 pm
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: TABBING Partner
Replies: 43
Views: 5386

PM sent Steve,

Anyone else up for this. RC951, i notice your in the midlands too. Where abouts.

This thread could be benneficial to quite a few of us, provided we are sensible and safe with any walks we decide to do.

Andy
by briggfoot
Mon 04 Dec, 2006 1:15 am
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: TABBING Partner
Replies: 43
Views: 5386

hi, i was also thinking about a weekend in Brecon doing some hiking. It was quite windy this weekend on some of the peaks in North Wales, so we may have to chill out with the height etc. No snow as yet however. I never realized how unforgiving these high hills/mountains are. I was thinking of going ...