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You Know You Used To Be A Squaddie When:

May 14, 2013

You Know You Used To Be A Squaddie When:


This is from a friend – cheers Jake Your blood boils when you see civvies wearing DPM. You insist on dancing like a dick, whilst your civvie mates insist on trying to dance ‘properly’. Your civvie mates don’t understand any of the terminology you use such as ‘no sweat’, ‘screw the bobbin’ or ‘As you […]

Former Para Doyle Well On Target – World Speed March Treadmill Record

May 10, 2013

Former Para Doyle Well On Target – World Speed March Treadmill Record


On the 7 May 2013, feeling mentally and physically drained after attempting two more successful treadmill speed marches carrying 100lb back packs on 3 May, Paddy Doyle once again showed pure drive and determination to add yet another world record to his already successful career. He completed 10km carrying 100 lb back pack in a […]

Paddy Doyle — Another update

April 10, 2013

Paddy Doyle — Another update


It seems Paddy Doyle, former member of the British Army’s Parachute Regiment, is determined to feature in our newsletter more and more often. Here we have the latest batch of fitness records to take a tumble. Seven more strength speed stamina records bit the dust. Paddy Doyle not only pushed himself to the wall but […]

In honour of World Poetry Day – 21st March

March 21, 2013

In honour of World Poetry Day – 21st March


“O Lord above Send down a dove Wiv beaks as sharp as razors To cut the throats Of them there blokes Wot sells bad beer to sailors” Traditional .

Paddy Doyle has been busy

February 25, 2013

Paddy Doyle has been busy


Paddy Doyle, who we usually here about when he’s breaking records, has put his hard earned knowledge and experience together to develop a new qualification in self defence and protection. The award, accredited by Industry Qualifications (IQ) is titled the ‘IQ Level 2 Organisation Award in Personal Self Defence Protection’. It includes knowledge based content […]

More News from Paddy Doyle…6 More Records Bite the Dust

February 5, 2013

More News from Paddy Doyle…6 More Records Bite the Dust


Nearing the ultimate milestone of 300 strength speed stamina records, Paddy Doyle once gain showed that he can not only push himself to the wall but go straight through it. Doyle achieved the following feats of strength endurance challenges: Ten consecutive one arm push ups carrying 55lb back pack in 12.03 secs. Ten consecutive step […]

4 More for Paddy Doyle

January 19, 2013

4 More for Paddy Doyle


Regular Readers will know we like to keep you up to date with the exploits former Para and RAF reservist gunner of Paddy Doyle. He achieved four more World Strength Fitness Records on 30th December: 20 back of hands push ups carrying 100lb back pack in the fastest time = 32.56 seconds Reverse Abdominal plank […]

The Long Run Home — The Report

December 6, 2012

The Long Run Home — The Report


You’ll remember we told you about Martyn Bird and ‘The Long Run Home’ a few posts back — Well Martyn has got back to us to let us know how he got on. Here is his report… The Long Run Home was almost a year in the planning and came to fruition when the team […]

NORA 2012 — We’re in the Final

October 25, 2012

NORA 2012 — We’re in the Final


If you have visited our website lately, (and if not, why not?), you’ll have noticed that we’re in the finals for the National Online Recruitment Awards 2012. We’re not showing off — we just thought we’d mention it, you know, in passing. The awards event is being held on Wednesday 7th November in Covent Garden, […]

The Long Run Home

October 25, 2012

The Long Run Home


With Remembrance Sunday coming up, each of us will probably be thinking of our own way to commemorate those who have served and sacrificed in our armed forces. This year, to raise money for the Royal British Legion, and no doubt with his own grandfather in mind, Martyn Bird will be carrying the baton on […]

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