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  1. Hundreds of blobby bobbies are not fit enough for the job, a Sunday Mirror investigation can reveal. https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/hundreds-police-not-fit-enough-17483097
  2. For the fitness freaks or those who just pretend to be whilst promising to start their diet "next week", this thread is for you
  3. XA84

    Police Bleep Test

    Hey guys, I'm hoping to get some advice on how to best train for the bleep test, I'm to get to 5.4. I've always struggled with running and mainly stamina whilst running (before any of you start getting saucy :-P. I believe I will be undergoing my fitness test in approx 4-6 weeks. Any help is appreciated.
  4. adamwales

    Police Powerlifting Team

    I have seen there is a BDFPA (British Drug Free Powerlifting Association) event for Public Services, which prompts the question: is there a Police team? Or is it down to forces / individuals? I am waiting for a start date for North Wales Police and am a keen powerlifter. I am planning on competing in September and would love to hear from any serving officers / staff / volunteers who are also powerlifters. Personally I am in the 100kg category, should be hitting total of >600kg (240 Squat, 140 Bench, 230 Deadlift) barring any injury / illness. Cheers, AW
  5. The bleep test has been criticised as too easy but there are fears toughening it up could be particularly hard on woman officers. 23:56, UK, Saturday 25 April 2015 Unlike the current test, the PSNI test has a significant strength elemen Proposals to toughen up the basic police fitness test are coming under criticism for being too hard for many officers. A recommendation in the 2012 Winsor report on the future of policing called for more rigorous exercises which test endurance and strength. Currently, the annual mandatory test is the traditional timed bleep test - running to and fro on a 15-metre track up to a certain level. A heavy bag must be dragged and agility and balance is also tested It is often described as being too easy because it has a 97% pass rate. A former detective superintendent with Suffolk Police, Chris Mayhew, agrees the test needs to change to ensure police officers are up to their job. The test must be completed three times in under four minutes He said: "Their role is quite varied, from foot patrol - out for eight to 10 hours, possibly involved in chases, restraining people, carrying protective equipment. "They do need a good level of fitness. I don't think this test is good enough to test that." There are plans to replace the test with a much tougher one being used by the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI). It comprises several different obstacles on an assault course including a stair climb, a run across a balance beam, dragging a 39kg bag and climbing a 6ft wall. It has to be completed three times in less than four minutes. But while the basic test is criticised as too easy, the PSNI one is said to be too hard - especially on females, with only two in 10 passing. Chris Mayhew has seen colleagues struggle to chase and restrain suspects Carl Errington, a personal safety and physical trainer with Suffolk and Norfolk Police, also has reservations about the practicalities of staging the proposed test. He said: "It is very heavy on the time. The normal test we get through about 15 officers in around four minutes. With this one it's going to take that per officer - and it's a location issue as well. "How many police training venues would be this size? Very few up and down the UK. "I think we need to keep with the current job-related fitness test and see how it goes over the next two to three years." The College of Policing, responsible for setting police tests, is considering the proposed changes. Steve White, chair of the Police Federation of England and Wales, said: "The organisation supports the need for officers to keep fit, but also that forces the need to ensure proper help, advice and support for officers to pass the tests." http://news.sky.com/story/1472266/police-fitness-test-proposals-too-tough
  6. grumeister

    Fitness in the job

    Afternoon all Joining the job in May and I was looking to get an idea of what the expectations are around fitness. I would say my current fitness leans more towards strength than stamina. However, it is something I am in the process of changing. What do people do to maintain their fitness and are there any particular work outs that people would suggest. Not sure if this is in the right forum, so apologies I have posted incorrectly.
  7. Space Marine

    Protein Powder

    Out of interest do any of you use protein powders? I never bothered as I just stuck with eating the right food for the most part, but I've taken a bit more of an interest as of late. I know a good number of officers who use it, both regulars and specials, and I've spoken to some TSG officers I know who have shown and recommended a few brands which do look quite good. I go to the gym quite regularly, and I've been told that if used correctly, the protein will help with general fitness and also help me get better gains out of my weight training. I've always done weights and am quite strong, but usually focussed on cardio more. I'm hoping to balance it out a bit in the new year, so I'm thinking of incorporating one into my routine and diet from January onwards. What do you all think? Are they worth it? I wasn't really sure where to put this topic, but I'm sure the mods will move if necesary :)
  8. Hey guys and girls, Long time since I've been here.. I trust you are all well! :new_shades: I saw these videos and it made me think of you guys! For anybody whose lucky enough to get into the regs and are thinking of getting into the firearms unit.. this is what the 10 week training course entails. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6fzArxMomQk http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXN1uY67L1c http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xfxuqpuf54A http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xqjl0SoHjno It's a four part series around 5-6 minutes long each. Don't worry it's all safe. It was made by an inspector of West Midlands Police to show what it's like. Hope you all enjoy. Adz5765
  9. Chris_vtr

    Bleep Test - 15m - Firearms

    I'm after some advice on the bleep test. I run the level 5.4 every time we go for public order training, method of entry etc etc, but later on this month I'll be running to 9.4. I'm trying to find some sort of results table, to show the amount of shuttles, time, distance etc throughout the different levels, but so far I have only been able to find ones relating to the 20m test. Any help massively appreciated. Cheers
  10. hollstar


    Hi I need to raise my BMI from 16.85 to 18 or over. This is proving more difficult than expected! Anyone got any tips on how to raise BMI quickly? (apart from eating too much cake, ive tried that already :new_yummy: )
  11. maka

    Road Bikes

    Right, So I have ventured into a field I once despised. That is the land of the roadies. I seen them as boring stuffy old blokes with greying hair who rode 60 miles for a pint of ale then went home... maybe I had a bad experience with some... But I have bought a Road Bike, and all the kit. So was wondering does anyone else do it?any tips, suggestions, and the big one for me, I don't mind jerseys but I will not wear the road shorts, It's all a bit too much go go power rangers for my linking. Any idea what I can wear instead?
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