Originally Posted by John Stone
Nope, I agree with the cautious ones, having seen kids in the USMC get exercised into the hospital and worse -- study it, make sure the trainers are properly trained first, and use it as a tool after Basic to hone combat fitness. Bludgeoning fat kids with poorly implemented high intensity training won't do any good.
Who said high intensity training at the BCT level had to be poorly implemented? It's thinking like this and the article posted by the OP that limit our military from becoming better than it is or ever has been. Nine weeks! How far could you take a client in 9 weeks?