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    Hi everyone,

    I got my RAF regiment fitness test on monday and of course I have been training, I can do the 1.5 mile in 9:47 but im abit concerned that I might fail on the treadmill since I haven't training on them. Also what speed will get my to pass the 1.5 mile in about 10 mins or less but I dont wanna be going to fast because I might get a stitch and then im fudged.
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    If you can run it outside, you'll be fine on a treadmill - it is easier.
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    ok but i was just thinking because outside you can slow down and speed up but on a treadmill you gotta go at a set speed
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    treadmills can also be slowed down and sped up...
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    but then I would panic and either go to slow or too fast to catch up with the time iv lost and get a stitch
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    surely you got some free day membership vouchers for a local gym when the PJFT was booked. Why not go and get some practice in beforehand
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    Actually treadmills are easier to run on, running on the streets you have to use much more energy to push your whole body foward wheras on a treadmill you just bounce up and down, obv you are still working out on a treadmill but you know what i mean, put it this way..... outside you move over the ground = exert more energy, on a treadmill the ground moves for you = exert less energy. You will be fine and the best of luck
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    14.8kmh will get you nicely under 10
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    yeah man think about it. you need to work on your SDT calculations. work out where your at after 0.5 miles etc and see if you need to speed up. To be fair I get bored as hell on a treadmill and do SDT calculations to pass the time lol.. sad but true.

    for a note, surely you need to get it under 11minutes 11seconds?
    Thats what mine was. Correct me if I am wrong somebody!

    But in my opinion, if you can do it in 10 minutes, aim to do it in 10:30... you can always sprint towards the end if you still have a bucket load to give (like I did) but equally your giving yourself a buffer zone of 30 seconds... why run your body at 90% when you can run it at 85% and you get no 'brownie points' at the PJFT stage for being extra fit... Save it for your PRTC and shine then
 
 
 
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