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The Soldier Challenge: Urban 300

The Soldier Challenge: Urban 300

ABF The Soldiers’ Charity is running a money-raising urban adventure challenge dubbed The Soldier Challenge in central London on 26 March 2011. Squads, or teams, of 2-4 people from all walks of life will compete in a high-adrenalin set of 35 challenges across the capital, including the chance to access major military landmarks in a way never normally available - such as an obstacle course in the moat at the Tower of London - all related to the skills required to be first-class soldier. To...   more details

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Challenge for: both male and female

Challenge goal: improve general fitness

Challenge targets: whole body

Level: suitable for all competitors

Age: any age

Here's what you need to do to take part:

ABF The Soldiers’ Charity is running a money-raising urban adventure challenge dubbed The Soldier Challenge in central London on 26 March 2011.

Squads, or teams, of 2-4 people from all walks of life will compete in a high-adrenalin set of 35 challenges across the capital, including the chance to access major military landmarks in a way never normally available - such as an obstacle course in the moat at the Tower of London - all related to the skills required to be first-class soldier.

To get you up to speed for the Soldier Challenge, the Rat Race Urban Gym has created Konkura challenges for you to test your fitness.

Everyone who takes part in the Konkura challenges will get a chance to win a free team place, worth up to £140 for a team of 4, for themselves and their friends in the main event on 26 March. The more challenges you and your friends enter, the more chances you have to win.

The winner will be announced on 7 March. If you’re not the lucky winner, but want to take part in the greatest fitness challenge of 2011, visit the Soldier Challenge website to sign up.

This challenge is a whole body workout you can do on the street, in the park or in your garden. Simply do the following set of exercises as fast as you can, and post your overall time to the challenge leaderboard:

25 street bench press ups (women perform these with a split stance)

50 squat jumps

50 street bench tricep dips (women perform these with bent knees)

50 street bench crunches - sitting on the bench long ways, feet off the bench

50 alternate leg plyometric lunges (women perform these without the jump)

50 street bench horizontal pull ups - standing behind the bench hold the back of the seat with both hands, place your legs under the bench extend the arms and then pull yourself up keeping your back straight as you can

25 street bench press ups (women perform these with a split stance)

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