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by AJtothemax
Fri 22 Sep, 2006 1:26 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Only if you can handle it!
Replies: 22
Views: 4139

Yeah i've heard of that, used to do them at the gym. 8) Mate that training looks s*** hot! Can't wait to give that a go when i got back on my feet again! You're on! I probably can't do it now but i will be able to eventually, i've saved that routine on my p.c. You're definately on for that! Can't wa...
by AJtothemax
Fri 22 Sep, 2006 12:46 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Only if you can handle it!
Replies: 22
Views: 4139

Only if you can handle it!

You can attempt this military super-set if you dare - its hard!!! For those of you that don't know, 'Super-set's' are designed to make your muscles go until 'failure'. This is a great way of increasing your stamina and strength and it works, i have tried it - its hard! Keep going until you either co...
by AJtothemax
Fri 22 Sep, 2006 12:33 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: The devastating Shin Splints....
Replies: 6
Views: 1692

Ahh, you beat me to it! I was going to say that it sounds like you had what i had! Good old 'Compartment Syndrome'... Yeah..feels great doesn't it.. NO!!!! :evil: Yeah mate, get that sorted, forget the painkillers ok because that happened with me first of all, the doc's were only treating the sympto...
by AJtothemax
Fri 22 Sep, 2006 12:14 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Realistic training
Replies: 8
Views: 1347

Thanks alot guys, appreciate it. Beowulf, glad to hear you're going to make a full recovery, just take it easy and don't do anything too straining and you'll be fine mate. In answer to your previous statement, yes i have always been into looking after myself, i don't find it a drag i find it a hobbi...
by AJtothemax
Thu 21 Sep, 2006 4:34 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Realistic training
Replies: 8
Views: 1347

Arrr mate :-? i hated it, it put me out of rugby and training for 8 months! And yes i am glad its all sorted now (thank god!). I had my operation to correct it in late August so im only just begining my recovery! Because of this i wasn't able to get fit enough for the Royal Marines and try as an off...
by AJtothemax
Thu 21 Sep, 2006 10:52 am
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Realistic training
Replies: 8
Views: 1347

Alright thanks guys. Oh by the way, it wasn't my back that i injurerd :P , i developed 'Compartment Syndrome' in my legs from over training and had to wait 8 months for an operation to correct it! :x but its all fixed now and hopefully i wont develop it again! Thanks for the advice again. Mind how y...
by AJtothemax
Thu 21 Sep, 2006 8:48 am
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Realistic training
Replies: 8
Views: 1347

Realistic training

8) Alright lads, im new on here and i was hoping to get an answer to an idea that i've had for my officer training.... :o Do you think it would be a wise idea for me to purchase an ammunition vest from my local army/navy store and put some sand in each of them so i can get used to running with weigh...
by AJtothemax
Thu 21 Sep, 2006 8:25 am
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: FAILED PRMC
Replies: 21
Views: 3701

Unlucky mate, i can only imagine what its like and hopefully it wont happen for me, but keep your chin up - use this experience as f****** fuel!! Dont have it mate! Its good to hear that you want to get stuck back in there! One thing rugby and boxing has taught me - train at a higher level than you'...
by AJtothemax
Tue 19 Sep, 2006 10:03 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: amount of pressups decreasing ??
Replies: 12
Views: 1783

No worries guys, despite me being new here, we're all here for the same thing so its only fair we all help each other out. :D

Keep up the good work guys, i appreciate the comments, thanks alot. Wish you all the best.
by AJtothemax
Tue 19 Sep, 2006 11:54 am
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: amount of pressups decreasing ??
Replies: 12
Views: 1783

Hi-jacking i thread? I can see what you mean but ive never heard of that before?? Maybe thats just jargen or 'terminology' you lot use on this forum, although its not my thread i dont see the harm in it - we're all here to help each other right? As for you asking how i got there: I have always been ...
by AJtothemax
Mon 18 Sep, 2006 9:33 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Dress as you turn up to CTC for POC
Replies: 9
Views: 1465

What about going in a dog costume while on a scooter or dressed a bunch of grapes? :P
by AJtothemax
Mon 18 Sep, 2006 7:55 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: amount of pressups decreasing ??
Replies: 12
Views: 1783

Alright mate, i'm new here and your thread caught my eye straight away. I'm sure i can help you with your press-ups. It seems that you're working the same muscles groups (as previous stated by another member) too often at the gym, would the other member and i be right?? The way i increased my press-...