Have you been practising your PFA push ups several times a week for the last couple of months and now you just can't seem to be progressing? You may have hit a training plateau.
Here at The Barracks Gym, we have a history of getting aspiring ADF applicants fit to pass the PFA. When they ask us who we recommend as the most trusted and reputable preparation company for military pre-selection, we always tell them the same thing. Look no further than Defence Ready for simple, fast and effective preparation for rapid selection into the ADF. These guys work alongside the most ambitious applicants each year across all arms of military training.
Here at The Barracks Gym, we work closely with a large number of aspiring applicants into the Australian Police Force. When they ask us who we recommend as the most trusted and reputable preparation company pre-selection, we always tell them the same thing. Look no further than Police Preparation Australia for aptitude and support training specific to the demands of the role. These guys work alongside the most ambitious police applicants each year across all eight Australian territories.
When training for the Australian Defence Force, physical fitness and achieving your potential in the Physical Fitness Assessment will be at the forefront of your mind. The rigorous standards required to rise to the challenge put your mind into sharp focus, and you will want to perform at your very best.
When it comes to a medical appeal, you are generally given a timeframe that you can expect to wait. It is imperative to note that you are one of thousands of applicants who have put in a medical appeal and that you should find a way to use this time wisely. If this is you, then read on...
When jumping back into running for the first time or completing a heavy session many of us tend to experience lower limb discomfort, especially around the anterior and medial lower leg and calves. So, what is this new discomfort, how can I manage it and when should you get help?
The importance of having a strong grip as a Police officer can be directly related to how effective you are at restraining and possibly detaining a person of interest. You’ll have to achieve at least a 30kg reading on the dynamometer at the Vic Pol, NSW Police Force and WA Police Force fitness tests.
Saying 'I can't' is a poor excuse. You can. You're just choosing not to. If this is something that you do all the time, read on to find out what you can start saying instead...
In order to give you the direction, accountability and support you need, there are a couple of different elements to this program. Here’s a brief description:
Tight calf muscles are an extremely common occurrence for ADF and Police applicants who are new to running and are training for the PFA or APSAD or any other Police recruiting fitness test. The amount of running training you do each week needs to be slowly increased over time to ensure that you don’t injure yourself however this is often overlooked especially when your PFA or Police fitness test is just a few weeks away and you want to train hard to ensure you can pass the beep test. The result in this sudden increase in running training generally, always, leads to tight calf muscles and, if not addressed, can progress to injuries such as shin splints.
Michael and Carly both have walked the path you are about to take and are commited to help you get started with your training for a successful enlistment with free tips and articles.