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No pain, no gain - keeping soldiers fit for the frontline: Soldiers on the frontline have to be at the peak of...

No pain, no gain - keeping soldiers fit for the frontline: Soldiers on the frontline have to be at the peak of...

Soldiers on the frontline have to be at the peak of physical fitness; any slacking could be lethal. But the pressures of operations in Afghanistan, where soldiers carried nearly 60% of their bodyweight, have led some to question whether the physical demands are too high. With technological innovations lacking, soldiers are looking at other – potentially lethal – ways to keep strong on the battlefield. Despite the huge technological advances in military technology over the last few decades, the fitness and well-being of the individual soldier remains a key issue for military commanders. It's all well and good spending millions - even billions - of dollars on the latest technological marvel, but if you haven't got fit and robust servicemen to operate it, then it's worthless on the battlefield. Over a decade of war in Iraq and Afghanistan has highlighted just how important ph...

Full article: http://www.army-technology.com/features/featureno-pain-no...

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