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    Posted: Jan 05 2014 at 5:22pm
DO ^ you crossfit are the vomit rumors true! have you seen the results you want from it?
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i know a lot of women that can pass these tests...they just don't want to be marines lol

they should recruit at crossfit, but ain't nobody tryna for this country

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote naturesgift Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jan 05 2014 at 3:28pm
3 pull ups that a damn shame! In a pull up you are lifting your own weight and FITNESS that is part of a Marines job! what is the point if you are not fit they need better fitness trainers better food and better motivatiors PS thoes women all LOOK hurt! I guess being in the militay is NOT glam! yikes
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I probably couldn't do any right now.
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a few years ago i could do 3 pull ups.. not anymore though 

marines are supposed to be beasts.. that is embarrassing 
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8 is considered a perfect score so three is the minimum which is barely passing.
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Real talk, I think that physical challenges are not that demanding.
 
I mean I can do two pull ups at the moment with no bootcamp training.
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Right?! My new-to-fitness ass can do 3 measly pull ups (and the monkey bars FINALLY!)
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forgive my ignorance, but is this not what bootcamp is for? To get you ready for the test?
So who slacked off in bootcamp to where they cant do 3 pullups?
Everything should be the same. Combat is indiscriminate. Like someone else said, if u cant make it, find another day job
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didnt read much… 

but i don't think the standards should be the same for women… men are so different.. 
but i do think it should be challenging.. i don't think 3 pull ups is enough.. even if they're trained killers.. without the right conditioning they'll (probably) fail on the front lines during a fight.. 3 pull ups is not challenging enough. 
its like how you have to get all types of conditioning for boxing and krav maga (which they're taught) if you don't have the stamina and other tools that go with learning to defend yourself.. you'll fall way short. 
they should have to do more like 10 pull ups.. 
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