Preparing for RIP/Ranger School

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Preparing for RIP/Ranger School

Post by Ghostex » January 8th, 2009, 8:35 pm

Hello guys, I'm new to the boards here and I need your help in forming an effective workout plan to prepare for Ranger School. I was redirected here from the boards because apparently you guys know your shit!
Personal Info:
-I'm 17 and plan on signing the option 40 contract on my 18th Birthday
-I'm 6'1" and weigh 170lbs
-I can max bench press 170lbs
-I can do 16 pullups (forward grip), around 80 pushups, 60 situps, and a mile in about 6min
My current workout revolves around 30lb/15lb dumbells, pullups, pushups, variety of situps/ab excercises, and running 2-3miles on my off days.

I know I'm in shape, but am I in shape for the Rangers? What can i add to my workout, to physically and mentally prepare myself for the challenges of Ranger School? Do I need to gain more weight/How can I gain more weight (safely)?

Thanks in Advance:
Andrew O.
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Re: Preparing for RIP/Ranger School

Post by Rangerguru » January 8th, 2009, 11:11 pm

Read the rules of the site and post an intro in the proper forum, it will make you stay here much more enjoyable.
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Re: Preparing for RIP/Ranger School

Post by Disinfertention » January 8th, 2009, 11:15 pm

Rangerguru wrote:Read the rules of the site and post an intro in the proper forum, it will make you stay here much more enjoyable.
To extend on Ranger Rangergurur... Don't just read the rules of the site... READ THE SITE ITSELF (And post in the proper forum fuckstick!! :lol: :lol: ). Almost anything you said as far as standards and personal fitness can be elaborated upon in multiple threads on Search, Read, and Stop Posting!

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