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Oct 15, 2013 10:59am
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Im planning on becoming a marine. Any good home workouts similar to what the marines do? Home only cause I'm sick

15 Oct
Spend a lot of time doing long distance runs. Its 95% of what we do for physical training and going into bootcamp with a good understanding how to do it can really help out. Pullups will be important as we knock them out before we run.. max is 20 so aim higher if possible. Do them slow and let them hurt or they won't count them. I do between 25 and 27 pullups for training.
16 Oct
Thanks for the advice. I able to do 22 pullups but cant run a lot so I will work on it
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Oct 15, 2013 11:16am
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when do you plan on joining ? do you wanna do the workouts to lose weight or just be prep for basic ? and when you say sick you mean like a head cold ?

15 Oct
Yuup head cold
15 Oct
I replied too. Bit new here
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Oct 15, 2013 11:19am
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Headache and fever. Planning to join after high school. And its for force recon basic

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Oct 15, 2013 11:43am
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so how.long till you grad?

15 Oct
3 years. Im physically toned but I just suck at cardio which is in the test
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Oct 15, 2013 12:14pm
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and you say you wanna go recon ? please dont take this the wrong way you it calls for more then just being toned its also a mental thing and yes they ask for alot of physical strength n doing ... where do you live ? cause i know some gyms give help in that , meaning getting ready for basic

15 Oct
Im in singapore cause of my dads job.
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Oct 15, 2013 4:47pm
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Grab the biggest backpack, put stuff in it (no more then 25lbs at first), gradually increase the weight as you go along. Go for a fast paced 1 to 5 mile hike at least once a week.

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Oct 16, 2013 7:08am
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Will do that today and thanks

16 Oct
Cardio and endurance is huge. Biggest thing is to learn to push past the mental blocks. I am sure you have heard the saying that your mind will fail you long before your body will. Once you have done all you can possibly do of any exercise do 10 more ... Then a couple more. Keep pushing and best of luck to you.
16 Oct
Thanks, i have always wanted to be a marine and I vowed dat I will become a marine and will he
16 Oct
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Oct 16, 2013 11:24am
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Not a problem. Btw Marines run 3 miles for our pft bit don't worry too much about it. Not everyone can or have ever even attempted it before joining. Drill instructors will make sure that you are in the best shape of your life.

16 Oct
Already did it lol
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