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Staff Edwards Double Celebration!

Posted on 4 October, 2018 at 16:05
Gareth Edwards was just 16 when he signed up to the military. He joined the Royal Engineers, where he became a bomb disposal expert, and took part in tours of Afghanistan, Kenya, Belize and the UK. After 9 years serving his country, Staff Edwards left the forces to pursue new challenges. He became a personal trainer for a hotel chain before going on to be Head of Membership for Active Tameside, where he focussed on helping young people to get fit. However, a military man through and throug... Read Full Post »

Exercise of the week - HOw to do Burpees

Posted on 7 March, 2018 at 3:20

 

Exercise of the Week

 

Burpees

The Burpee is the most effective exercise, as it targets all five dimensions of fitness: endurance, speed, agility, strength and flexibility. It is probably the single most effective and complete, whole-body conditioning exercise there is. No other movement on the planet will work as many muscle groups, whilst at the same time massively improving your endurance, stamina and cardiovascular conditioning.

The ...

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Job of the week - Armoured Engineer - Army

Posted on 2 March, 2018 at 4:45

See what jobs our Military Preparation Trainees are applying for...


JOB OF THE WEEK

• ARMOURED ENGINEER

• ROYAL ENGINEERS

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

• Drive/operate and maintain military engineer heavy tanks

• Operate the BOWMAN digital communications systems

• Clear obstacles and lay bridges

• Access opportunities to gain additional qualifications and train on other AV platform...

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