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PRMC – Are hill sprints essential?

Sean Lerwill in action with the Royal Marines

I recently received a question about hill sprints from someone training for their PRMC. They asked why the programme in my Pass The PRMC ebook didn’t contain any hill sprints, as they had been told these are very important to utilise during pre-PRMC training. The simple answer is that I want people to be able to…

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Why I wrote Pass the PRMC

Royal Marines Commandos green beret

In 1999 I undertook the Potential Officers Course at the Commando Training Centre Royal Marines. At the time I was sponsored by the Army through University, having undertaken the RCB (Regular Commissions Board) just prior to my 16th birthday to secure an Army 6th form scholarship and a place at Sandhurst. I switched my allegiance…

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PRMC – Top Nutrition Tips

PRMC Nutrition

After a number of people asked me the same question about what to eat when training for a PRMC, I put together the following video. Eating for Royal Marines training is actually pretty simple: you just need to do it! The biggest mistake people make these days when upping the amount of physical activity they…

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Op Massive – Week 2

Royal Marines Commandos green beret

Slow progression but noticeable strength increase during this week. Here is a break down of week 2: Mon – Weights (upper) Tue – Weights (lower) Wed – Rest/light CV Thu – Weights (upper) Fri – Weights (lower) Sat – Rest Sun – Rest Upper Sessions Warm-up 5mins – light version of exercises. Mobility for joints….

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Op Massive – Week 1

Royal Marines Commandos green beret

Hi, my name is Jack Tomlinson. I recently passed out of Royal Marine Commando training and have asked for help and advice from Sean. The reason for this being that RM training meant I lost a lot of muscle and strength, but gained a lot of endurance ability and mental strength instead. I have asked…

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